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Bosch Unveling Side-Swing Wall Ovens in the Spring!

Posted by nadianyc (My Page) on
Mon, Dec 30, 13 at 12:23

Was at the Designers Building in NYC and saw a prototype of the new Bosch side-swing wall oven set to come out in March or April. Very nice! Apparently, based on the Gaggenau with many of the same features yet less expensive. Has anyone heard anything more about this? Can't find anything on the Bosch website but I guess it's been available in Europe for a while.


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RE: Bosch Unveling Side-Swing Wall Ovens in the Spring!

Nadianyc, thanks for posting. Just looked at Gaggenau's website, and those ovens are beautiful. I'm looking forward to manufacturers introducing NEW styles, (maintaining/improving reliability and affordability, of course), rather than staying with the same styles that have been around since before I was born! I wonder why newer technology has boomed in Europe and not so much in the U.S.?


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I was pretty excited, as well barbaraav! The double side-open ovens looked very nice and the price tag of about 4k, much less expensive than a double Gaggenau.


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Thanks deeageaux! Looks great! Where did you find the photo?


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Gosh deeageaux, urrrr Grrrreat! I love the look. If Bosch can maintain reliability and good customer service this oven should open the lane for a whole new set of buyers.


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You got that from the German home page? We have had these for some time. I like the Siemens design even better. These also have a TFT color display.

Alex

Here is a link that might be useful: Siemens IQ700 Single oven


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Using Google image search- Australia

Here is a link that might be useful: google image search


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Are Siemens appliances sold in the US?


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No, not officially anyway.

For a while, Best Buy sold Siemens dishwashers which were just stenciled with that name instead of Bosch at the factory in NC.


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Some more pix from CNet's KBIS coverage: they'll be called the Benchmark Series and be sold in single and double 30"w (list price near $3K for single ovens, $4600 for double units). No word on whether 27" or 24" widths will be available. Bosch currently has a full line of 27"w ovens, and Gaggenau has for decades sold side-opening 24"w ovens, recently added 30"w, and briefly had 27-inchers. Anyway the Bosch prices, whilst not low, are easier on the wallet than Gaggenau's side-hinged-door ovens (if not as much so as the my $950 Fagor 24", bought just before they went insolvent). Bosch and Gaggenau are sister companies, so we'll see if they share many common parts, and whether also-related Thermador offers any side-hinged ovens. Hopefully this will become a trend. If it can happen to French-door fridges, why not easy-access ovens?

It seems like the door glass extends lower on the inside than on the outside. I wonder if the doors are field-reversible; on Gaggeanau's ovens they are not and must be ordered with the intended door swing direction. Bosch also will have some speed ovens, steam ovens, and a drawer-type microwave.



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The Gaggenau 30" ovens for comparison. Looks like a wholly different design to me - note thin control panel in center of Gagg, larger control panel at top of Bosch, blue vs. black interior finish, rack differences. Pix of open Gaggenau ovens are hard to find online! Most of these are from eBayers selling them and the like....


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Very nice. Many will probably disagree with me, but I like the look of these Benchmarks better than the Gaggenaus. One advantage is that they will match other appliances much better than the Gaggenaus do, for those who care about that.


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I love the idea - too bad I just redid my kitchen!


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I wonder if the steam oven will have the Gaggenau features (water inlet, drain, broiler) or just the Thermador features.

It certainly opens new options,


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Thanks for the update and the pics Lee!! Looks terrific! Do you know if the March roll-out is still happening? Hope it doesn't get pushed back.


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there are some videos of the reveal in Las Vegas and I believe they quoted April 2. Here's the link.... http://reviews.cnet.com/8301-17889_7-57618324/bosch-unveils-benchmark-series-at-design-and-construction-week/


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These are online now. Complete line of ovens and slide-in ranges redesigned, plus new built-in convection/microwaves (120v and 240v, but the latter don't seem to take much advantage of the extra power), plus a convection steam oven.


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