People often say ‘the poor play the car, the rich play the watch’. Racing is the most exciting thing in men’s hearts. Like Lin Zhiying and Han Han, they have a persistent pursuit of racing. Watches are decorated by countless stars. Luxury. Race cars and watches represent the wisdom of humans using machinery. Race cars use speed to interpret time and time, and watches use precision to interpret the passing of time. Both are racing against time. The car’s body, dashboard, engine, and even the track have inspired the design of the watch. The cross-border cooperation between the car and the watch makes people experience the high-speed stimulation and heartbeat when racing.
Hublot and Ferrari create excellence
Since the birth of BigBang Ferrari, notable DNA has flowed in the blood. Ferrari’s outstanding beauty and Hublot’s exquisite craftsmanship have collided with the spirit of never compromising mediocrity, showing the most harmonious fusion of inspiration everywhere. Whether it is Hublot BigBang Ferrari Magic Gold or MP-05 ‘LaFerrari’, it is a classic Hublot work.
MP-05 ‘LaFerrari’ represents an unparalleled masterpiece of Hublot: completely independently designed, developed and produced by the watchmakers and engineers of the Hublot factory. MP-05 ‘LaFerrari’ has set an unprecedented 50-day power reserve history. It perfectly matches the extraordinary features of this latest Ferrari sports car. At the same time, the 637 parts used by the watch are also produced by Hublot. This is a tribute to Ferrari’s special limited series sports car ‘LaFerrari’.
From a technical and design perspective, the Hublot MP-05 ‘LaFerrari’ watch has the same outstanding quality as the Ferrari sports car of the same name. The collaboration between the watchmaker and the Ferrari team brings the watch and the car in common. The MP-05 ‘LaFerrari’ has an extremely sophisticated styling design: a sapphire transparent mirror with complex lines and a black PVD-coated titanium back case are all reminiscent of the streamlined shape of the Ferrari ‘LaFerrari’ sports car. The center of the top of the case is made of titanium with carbon fiber inserts, which highlights the position of the winding crown. The time-setting crown is located under the case, subtly integrated with the design, and has the mysterious sense of ‘invisible sight’.
Hublot pursues excellence, and its extraordinary professional attitude is even reflected in the design of the watch box: The MP-05 “LaFerrari” watch box is made of carbon fiber and Ferrari’s exclusive Schedoni leather, inspired by the automotive world. The watch can be wound automatically. This watch is limited to 50 pieces.
Blancpain and Lamborghini Collaboration
This dual-trailing flyback watch named after the Lamborghini SuperTrofeo model underscores the car’s passionate and dynamic brand image. Blancpain chooses this extraordinary timepiece made of carbon fiber, which combines lightness, solidity and pleasing to the eye, providing a wide space for the use of carbon fiber in the development of watches. The large date window on the dial is displayed in digital fonts, with a timing button at 8 o’clock, a badge-type chronograph dial at 9 o’clock, a flyback dual-seconds chronograph mechanism and a calendar display window showing the watch’s mysterious beauty and cutting-edge technology.
The watch is equipped with a Calibre69F9 automatic mechanical movement. This movement is composed of 409 parts, set with 44 gems, has a power reserve of 40 hours, is water-resistant to 300 meters, and is equipped with a column wheel. The vertical disc clutch is also effective. Avoid unnecessary jitter of the chronograph seconds when the chronograph function is activated. The designer equipped the watch with a black Alcantara leather strap and added carbon fiber materials, reminiscent of Blancpain’s recent breakthrough achievements in the field of racing.
Breitling and Bentley build chronograph watches
The new Breitling Bentley Supersports LightBodyLimitedEdition uses a revolutionary look, combining the outstanding performance and noble temperament of the two brands of Breitling and Bentley in one: the ultra-light titanium case, lightweight and comfortable; the Breitling Bentley series (Breitling for Bentley) unique rolling patterned bezel; the unique dial design with red and black contrasting colors complements the dashboard of the Bentley Continental GTC supercar, perfectly combining extraordinary performance and innovative appearance.
This extraordinary watch is now available at the Baselworld 2011 in Basel and is available in limited editions worldwide. The Breitling high-performance movement, certified by the Swiss Official Astronomical Observatory (COSC), embodies the dazzling glory of superb craftsmanship and elegant aesthetics, and is designed for all those who have to fight for extreme speed.
Rolex develops racing watches for professional players
The relationship between Rolex and racing can also be traced back to the 1930s, when the official Rolex Oyster watch worn by Sir Malcolm Campbell, a well-known English racer and holder of multiple land driving records. The Daytona series created by Rolex can easily measure lap times and average speeds, and has a strong vitality today.
This watch is named after the famous American racing track DAYTONA and has an inextricable relationship with the speed-matching motor sports. It is especially developed for professional drivers. After its release, it was quickly regarded as a synonym for ‘racing watch’ and became a must-have for racing drivers. Thing. Daytona is completely created for those who admire the ultimate life. It is equipped with Rolex 4130 two-way self-winding chronograph movement, certified by the Swiss Observatory, equipped with column wheel and vertical cross-connect device. Second, the speedometer scale on the outer ring can read the speed data immediately after a certain driving distance.
The movement is also equipped with blue PARACHROM Breguet hairsprings developed by Rolex, which use the latest alloys, with high-efficiency anti-magnetic and 10 times shock absorption capacity. The case diameter is 40 mm and is made of eternal rose gold. The small seconds at 6 o’clock on the dial are equipped with a second hand pause function to accurately adjust the time. The full watch is water-resistant to 100 meters and has a power reserve of approximately 72 hours.
IWC and Mercedes-Benz create engineer’s chronograph racer special edition
In 2013 Schaffhausen IWC entered the Formula 1 season as the official engineering partner of Mercedes-AMG PETRONAS Formula OneTM Team. At this time, IWC launched a stainless steel watch with engineered engraving F1TM on the bottom of the watch-Engineers Chronograph Racer Special Edition.
The two parties have jointly explored the limits of mechanics and pursued first-class performance and precision technology. IWC launched a special edition of engineer chronograph racers (models IW378507, IW378508, IW378509, IW378510) in dedication to members of the F1TM team. This ‘all-around timepiece’ can measure up to 12 hours, can measure pit stops and calculate the average speed within a reference distance-it is the best choice on the track.
With the speed scale on the bezel of the chronograph, you can easily calculate the driving speed of the vehicle: if the reference distance of 1000 meters is completed in 30 seconds, the speed scale will display 120, that is, a reference of one kilometer The speed is 120 km / h. Thanks to the flyback function, the ongoing timing can be stopped with the push of a button, and a new timing is started immediately when released-ideal for measuring pit stop time.
The watch is available in two straps, with a sporty fiber-lined rubber strap. The surface of the fabric is exquisite and attractive, while the rubber material on the inside of the strap is durable and comfortable to wear. You can also choose to have a solid stainless steel bracelet. The bracelet is equipped with a special fine-tuning device. The wearer can fine-tune the length of the bracelet at any time. Just press the button with the IWC logo engraved on the center of the buckle and flick the bracelet to easily adjust the length of the bracelet at any time.
Summary: Watches and racing cars are different items in the two fields, but they can be cleverly combined. The power of the car gives the watch more design inspiration, and the accuracy of the watch is the best partner for car speed measurement. The racing watch not only becomes more chic and elegant in design, but also its versatile functions are amazing. Its cool and stylish appearance. When you focus on the dial, the passion for time and speed has begun. . (Picture / text watch home Li Shuai)