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Toro® Electric Snowblowers Pack Plenty of Power

This season, trade in that shovel for the convenience of a Toro electric snowblower. With the #1 brand of electric snowblowers in the U.S., Toro offers three environmentally friendly options with power that will surprise you. The Toro Power Shovel®, the new 1500 Power Curve® and the 1800 Power Curve® are all easy-to-use and virtually maintenance free. Just plug them in, and you’re ready to take on whatever Mother Nature dishes out.

Toro 1800 Power Curve Toro snowblower 

The 1800 Power Curve is perfect for removing snow from small driveways, patios and sidewalks. This single-stage snowblower pairs the features you need with the advantages of electric power. Thanks to Toro’s patented Power Curve technology, the 1800 Power Curve can throw up to 700 pounds of snow per minute, tossing it up to 30 feet out of the way. With the Power Curve system, a curved rotor with wide paddles clears snow down to the pavement.  Its powerful 15 amp motor gives it the highest power-to-width ratio in its class.
 
Weighing only 25 pounds, this snowblower is simple to maneuver and compact enough for easy storage. Best of all, the 1800 Power Curve is packed with all the handy “extras” you need to get your task completed quickly. Toro's Zip Deflector allows you to change -- and then lock -- the angle of the thrown snow to match your needs, while the quick-turn chute lever makes adjusting the direction of snow fast and easy. An ergonomic handle and larger wheels keep you in control and comfortable. When you’re ready to take on the latest snowstorm, just plug in the 1800 Power Curve and go. Since it’s electric, there is no need for gas or oil.

This nimble, virtually maintenance-free machine retails for $319.99 (MSRP) and is covered by a two-year full warranty (see retailer for warranty details).

New Toro 1500 Power Curve  

The new 1500 Power Curve offers another great electric option for snow removal. Its 15-inch clearing width can take on walkways and small driveways with ease. This machine uses Toro’s Power Curve technology to move up to 500 pounds of snow per minute, throwing it up to 25 feet away. The direction of the thrown snow can be easily changed with the chute lever that doubles as a lift handle.  It also features Toro's patented Zip Deflector technology and an easy-to-use chute lever.

Its unique controls allow you to easily and intuitively use either hand to operate the snowblower.  The ergonomic handle makes it comfortable to operate, and with Qwik Key™ starting, the removable key doubles as the on/off switch.

This compact snowblower is simple to use and easy to store. It weighs only 25 pounds and is covered by a two-year full warranty (see retailer for warranty details). Look for this new machine at Toro dealers and select retailers starting at $219.99 (MSRP).

Toro Power Shovel 

Save time – and your back – with the Power Shovel. This powerful machine does the work for you, tackling snow up to six inches deep on any hard surface. It’s the perfect tool for cleaning snow from patios, walkways and decks. The Power Shovel is also great for those lighter snowfalls when your snow removal service doesn’t cover the job, or for clearing areas where a larger snowblower won’t reach.
Toro Power Shovel
Weighing only 13 pounds, the Power Shovel is lightweight, maneuverable and easy to use. When not in use, it’s simple to store – even indoors.  It’s a great gift for any homeowner, from single-family dwellers to townhome owners.

This eco-friendly, electric shovel retails for $119.99 (MSRP) and is covered by a two-year full warranty (see retailer for warranty details). Look for the Power Shovel, the new 1500 Power Curve, and the 1800 Power Curve on Amazon.com, torodealer.com, and at The Home Depot® stores. For more information, contact Toro toll free at 1-866-336-5205 or visit www.toro.com. Need help deciding which snowblower is right for you? Click to check out Toro’s online snowblower selector.

About The Toro Company 

The Toro Company is a leading worldwide provider of turf and landscape maintenance equipment, and irrigation solutions. With sales of nearly $1.9 billion in fiscal 2011, Toro’s global presence extends to more than 90 countries through its reputation of world-class service, innovation and turf expertise. Since 1914, the company has built a tradition of excellence around a number of strong brands to help customers care for golf courses, sports fields, public green spaces, commercial and residential properties, and agricultural fields. More information is available at www.toro.com.

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