Miele has a vacuum in every color of the rainbow, but each model is color-exclusive. If you want the S7 Miele Salsa, you’re getting a red vacuum. If you want the S5 Miele Capricorn, you’re getting a purple one. Three out of five people I speak with who are interested in a Miele will ask, “Does this come in any other color?” And even though the answer is “no,” Miele proves they’re listening by tweaking their colors a couple times a year. This time around, they’ve changed a couple of the S7 uprights.
First, we have the S7 Miele Twist. Up to now, it was a deep, vibrant Royal Blue color. It’s a very traditional color: it’s in the US flag, most blue ink pens use royal blue, and let’s not forget the Kansas City Royals! But their new color, described as “Sprint Blue,” is a shade lighter and a little pastel. It’s a color most commonly used in sports cars, perfect for a luxury appliance. The Miele Twist’s color is definitely a lot more subdued this time around – which isn’t a bad thing. It looks more natural, and in my opinion has more of a “calming” effect than the harsh blue of its predecessor. Continue reading