HOW DOES THE WEGA POLARIS ESPRESSO MACHINE COMPARE TO ASTORIA GLORIA?
The Wega Polaris and Astoria Gloria are very similar! The Wega Polaris has the same lever steam taps that the Gloria has, an LCD screen, raised groups, and downlights, as well as white panel lighting (similar to the upgraded Astoria Sabrina). Internally, these machines are very similar. Both feature a manual pressure stat and single boiler heat exchange design. The main difference that you will notice (other than aesthetic) is the group head, which is an E61 on the Polaris vs the Astoria proprietary group. The other minor thing is the Wega Polaris has 4 programable buttons and the Gloria has 6 per group.