Traeger is breaking new ground again, this time with the new top-of-the-line Timberline and Timberline XL wood pellet grills. The two new, redesigned grills feature an outdoor induction cooktop, a new EZ-Clean Grease and Ash Keg system for easier cleaning, and two wireless Meater meat thermometers. It’s not just her more visible elements that have been updated though; The new Timberline grills can run hotter, produce a smokier flavor at higher temperatures, and connect better to Wi-Fi too.
Both new models are reflected in equipment and aesthetics; they only differ in size. The Timberline has 865 square inches of cooking area and will retail for $3,499 when available. The Timberline XL is much larger at 1,320 square inches and will retail for $3,799.
Don’t worry – even if you’re not quite ready for this product, the features and technology introduced with these new Timberlines will carry over to other Traeger grills over time. Below is a closer look at some of the key features and general improvements to look forward to at some point.
A new full-color touchscreen display is used to control settings and temperatures.
According to Traeger, this outdoor induction cooktop is the first of its kind in North America. It is designed to provide additional versatility when preparing a meal. The new EZ-Clean Grease and Ash Keg system should make cleaning a lot easier than previous grills. Instead of a metal bucket hanging on the side, fat and ash are collected in a single place underneath.
Two wireless Meater meat thermometers are included. These probes can monitor meat temperatures and display them on the Traeger mobile app.
Full stainless steel insulation allows for hotter temperatures for cooking.
Traeger’s PAL (Pop-and-Lock) rail system allows for future adjustments and the attachment of new accessories.
Internally, there’s a more powerful 360° WiFi antenna that’s supposed to help with better wireless connections to a router.
There are external lights to see it better when you start a long BBQ party in the dark.
Coming soon from Traeger.
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