Vax Rapide Ultra 2 is a Which? ‘Best Buy’ Carpet Cleaner

Following testing by the independent consumer review organistion Which?, the Vax Rapide Ultra 2 carpet cleaner has been awarded their ‘Best Buy’ status.

In their review of the Rapide Ultra 2, Which? said: “Giving a five-star wash and removing everyday dirt that builds up in your carpet, this Best Buy Vax is quiet, energy efficient and gets excellent results with very little water. After just one hour your carpets will be significantly drier.”

Featuring the latest deep cleaning, quick drying technologies, the Rapide Ultra 2 was designed by Vax’s team of British engineers to provide a quick and easy way to get professional cleaning results, even on cream carpets. The average front room takes just 20 minutes to wash and is dry enough to walk on again in just a couple of hours.


“When we were designing Rapide Ultra 2, we listened to the feedback we’d had from people who found some carpet washers heavy, awkward to use and not very manoeuvrable,” explained project lead engineer, Gavin Burnham. “So these were the issues we addressed with Rapide Ultra 2. It’s lightweight, easy to use and easy to put together. There are no screws - the handle clips in place and it’s ready to go.”

The Rapide Ultra 2’s powered jets pump water and cleaning solution deep into the carpet pile, while rotating brushes lift out embedded dirt, stains, allergens and odours. Patented Dual V technology delivers consistent, powerful suction so your carpets dry really quickly. The flexible hose and wash tool make it easy to clean your stairs, upholstery and even your car seats, and you can use the pre-treatment kit to break down stubborn stains before you wash.

The W90-RU-P Rapide Ultra 2 is available from leading retailers for RRP £299.99 including a 2 year guarantee. For more information visit www.vax.co.uk or call the UK-based Vax Customer Careline on 0844 412 8455, open 7 days a week.

Notes for editors:

1. The Vax W90-RU-P Rapide Ultra 2 was designed by a team of British engineers at Vax’s labs in Droitwich, Worcestershire. Vax is planning to recruit another 100 engineers over the next three years.

2. 8 of the top 10 carpet washers sold in the UK in 2010 was a Vax. (Source: GfK R&T, Vacuum Cleaners, GB January 2010-December 2010).

3. 92% of Vax owners would buy a Vax again. (Source: Toluna survey April 2011).

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