This freestanding dual fuel range from Viking marries their timeless design with a rich feature set for the enthusiastic at-home chefs. The VariSimmer Setting gives all burners the capability to provide a gentle simmer setting to really marry together flavors in a low-and-slow stew including the power burner. The cooking surface porcelainized cooking surface has raised edges to contain spills and clean them easy. This finish is durable and will last a long time. The SureSpark Ignition System will automatically re-ignite if any burners extinguish while cooking making sure mealtime won't be delayed. The oven has the TruConvec Convection Cooking system exclusive to Viking which uses no direct heat from the top or bottom only a rear element and fan-forced air circulating even heat throughout the oven. This technology is also coupled with Vari-Speed Dual Flow Convection a two-speed system that is capable of turning the fan (with the largest fan blade in the industry) in both directions providing maximum airflow. To get to baking faster the oven has a Rapid Ready Preheat System and the concealed baking element will make cleaning up a messy oven easy. The Gourmet-Glo Infrared Broiler is of restaurant quality and will sear meats to perfection while locking in all the flavor-filled juices. Whether it's on the cooktop or the oven this Viking range is designed to create a five-star dining experience in the home.