New appliances for home kitchens mix speed and efficiency by combining induction cooktops with convection ovens. Here, 30-inch ranges from three top companies.

Christine Quinlan
August 01, 2009

Superfast Boiling

Kenmore Elite has a Power Boost setting to speed boiling and a 10-inch burner to fit large pans. The oven can hold four turkeys and three pies. $3,200; kenmore.com.

Infrared Broiling

Available in 24 colors, Viking’s range has a superhot infrared broiler and a convection oven to evenly distribute heat. From $6,250; vikingrange.com.

Multitasking Range

A separate warming zone on the GE Profile stovetop, in addition to four induction burners and a warming drawer, help the ultrabusy cook. $3,300; geappliances.com.

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