Finish: Gloss. Color: Black. Base material: Plastic. Capacity: 48 oz. Number of speeds: 10-speed. Touchpad controls. Pulse control. Wattage: 500 watts. Dishwasher safe parts. Blender jar material: plastic. Blade material: stainless steel. Metal accent control panel. Easy to use blending functions. No ice chunks, this is the result of the new wave action system that blends everything in the jar not just the lower portion of the jar contents.