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Strada X

Designed for and by baristas

the strada platform has been designed to encourage creativity and customisation so that each machine can be unique.

Over the course of two years La Marzocco worked with thirty of the world’s finest coffee professionals to design an espresso machine. This group was known as the “Street Team”. The Strada, which means Street in Italian, was named in their honour. The Strada X improves upon the features and modernises the aesthetics of the original, while combining the most advanced features across the La Marzocco range of products. A lower profile invites customer engagement in a café setting, while also providing the barista an open, expansive work area.


straight-in portafilters

Reduce barista strain and puck damage while reducing prep time between espresso shots.

mass-based profiling

Discover a new, intuitive way to craft perfection in espresso.

smart saturation

A foundation that builds consistency.

steam flush

A clean machine makes better espresso.

Essential features

mass based profiling

Tying pressure profiles to a target weight managed by La Marzocco’s predictive mass algorithm creates unparalleled consistency from shot to shot—even with the most adventurous pressure curve. Combined with Smart Saturation, the mass-based profiling delivers unparalleled accuracy and repeatability.

smart saturation

By automating the preinfusion stage based on backpressure sensed in the grouphead, the new Smart Saturation feature ensures that every espresso puck is fully saturated before the pump is engaged. This ensures that pressurised water has consistent pathways through the coffee, making every shot—no matter what the pressure profile is set to—behave exactly like the one the barista dialed in. Smart Saturation is the backbone of the Strada X, representing a new way of looking at coffee saturation and pressure profiling, with a focus on consistency, repeatability, and workflow.

paddle-based profile control

A redesigned paddle ensures that the Strada X automatically tunes your pressure inputs into a profile that won’t damage the puck and result in channeling. By programming real-time pressure ramping into the software, baristas can see exactly how their newly created profile runs as they’re pulling a shot in Manual mode.

straight-in portafilters

Straight-in portafilters increase speed while reducing the strain on baristas and being gentler on espresso pucks. Combined with an auto steam flush for streamlined workflow and cleaner groupheads, straight-in portafilters are a complete reimagining of the most repeated task in espresso preparation.

independent boilers

Grouphead specific boilers allow for simultaneous custom brew temperatures while a separate steam boiler delivers on-demand steam pressure.

independent pumps

An external pump provides stable pressure for Smart Saturation while grouphead specific pumps can run unique simultaneous pressure profiles.

pid temperature control

Set independent temperatures for each grouphead and steam boiler accurate to 0.1 degrees Fahrenheit.

pid pressure control

Create unique pressure curves with the knowledge that profiles are tuned by a PID relay system.

saturated groups

Ensure unsurpassed thermal stability, shot after shot.

manual, profile, and av modes

Create pressure curves manually, save them to repeatable profiles, or set a custom pressure and target weight in AV mode to optimise your workflow.

steam flush

Automatically cleans your grouphead between shots to increase barista speed.

drip tray scales

Pair the extremely accurate Drip Prediction algorithm with pressure profiles to deliver unprecedented shot consistency.

pro touch steam wands

High performing steam wands that are cool to the touch.

hot water economiser

Enables you to fine-tune the tap water temperature for rinsing.

expansive drip tray

Increases a barista’s work space with extra room to stage cups and cleaning cloths.


Specifications 1grp 2grp 3grp
Height (cm) 50 50 50
Width (cm) 53 83 103
Depth (cm) 69 69 69
Weight (kg) 66 94 101
Voltage (single phase) 220V-240V 220V-240V 220V-240V
Coffee Boiler Capacity (litres) 1.3 2.6 3.9
Steam Boiler Capacity (litres) 3.5 8.2 11.8

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Strada X