Firstly ignore the JL £999 on-line price. To get this price ask any John Lewis store to price match the Kingston-on-Thames branch ,which currently has this model priced at £845, which is the cheapest in the country I can find. Miele are offering a £50 trade in on this model, making a total of £795.
This is the Rolls Royce of Washing Machines with 7kg capacity and 1400 spin. Comes with a 10 year warranty. One of the only brands on the market that comes with a stainless steel tub.
Which magazine says this is the best washing machine they have ever tested.