Makita introduces its 18V LXT lithium-ion brushless, cordless 6 1/2” circular saw (model XSH03M). The BL brushless motor is electronically controlled to optimize battery energy use for up to 50% longer run time per charge than similar nonbrushless tools. Automatic Speed Change technology adjusts speed and torque under load for optimum cutting performance. The reinforced magnesium base is engineered for added durability and less weight. Additional features include a retractable tool hook, electric brake for maximum productivity, rubberized soft grip handles, dual LED lights to illuminate the line-of-cut and a built-in dust blower.