The 2018 Year models have new handshakes. Manipulators can be adjusted according to the lenght and orientatsion of the person. The lumbar has a support wheel with a larger diameeter, which makes it simpler and easier to collect leaves from the ground. The lenght of the suction cord is 5 meters compared to the older models which are 3.5 meters. The suction hose is more flexible and is oil and acid resistant. The safety of the vacuum has been raised. The motor immediately stop when the hose is removed. The exaust pipe can now be set to 360 degrees, easy to remove and re-mount.