The S6 line of Miele vacuums is compact and more portable . the body construction is much stronger than the S2. each model has a single touch extra long cord rewind system, full gaskets for each compartment. These models are S-class hospital grade when used with a HEPA filter. All S-6 come with deluxe attachments. and 6speed rotary speed control
Remember Miele motors are design for 20 years of service . it is less than $10.00 a year to upgrade.