Tag: chronograph

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Chopard has been an official partner to the Mile Miglia now for exactly 30 years. In a world where sponsorships can be a bit mercurial, this qualifies as an anniversary well worth noting. In as much, Chopard has done it in a way they know best, by making a very exclusive time piece commemorating the…

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There’s no doubt that TAG Heuer’s Carrera lineup is one of the longest running automotive-tie lines of chronographs in the industry. The line celebrates its 55th anniversary this year, and TAG Heuer aims to celebrate that with two new Calibre 16 Chronographs. Baselworld 2018 was the venue for these latest Carrera offerings. Both of these…

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TAG Heuer news from Baselworld is sure to grab plenty attention from car enthusiasts. It seems the watchmaker with a rich heritage synonymous with racing has paired with chronograph customization firm Bamford Watch Department in an effort to offer a new spin on the firm’s classic Monaco chronograph. Car nerds will tell you that the…

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You know the type, the one who orders the Paint to Sample Porsche, or the Audi exclusive Avant. This particular sort of car enthusiast tends to prefer something more unique, and something tailored to their own tastes. Given fine timepieces are often synonymous with fine automobiles, what sort of watch do you think this type…

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As the newest chronograph lineup from Jaeger-LeCoultre, the Polaris collection of Chronographs is an instant classic. No, that’s not just an overused brag about a hopefully successful offering, but a legitimate claim. You see, the chronograph family is heavily inspired by the Memovox Polaris watch from 1968. Quite obviously, the net product makes for a classic…

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When it comes to watch brands, few have the automotive bonafides of TAG Heuer. Traditional offerings such as Monaco and Carrera have long ago established it as a car theme, even when there’s no direct car brand, race driver or series collaboration. Take for instance the latest Lady Formula 1. Yes, we know it shares…

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It was just a year ago that Hublot announced its pairing with Italia Independent for a new take on the watch manufacturer’s Classic Fusion Chronograph. Inspired by suit fabrics, these watches may not be immediately obvious as to why we’d include them in our automotive themed gear watching. The same holds with the just-revealed 2018…

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Swiss watchmaker Hublot chose the 2018 Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie event in Geneva to reveal one of its latest time pieces that are part of its Ferrari collaboration. This latest version, based on the brand’s Big Bang Unico chronograph model is now available in what the company refers to as “Magic Gold”. What’s…

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The pairing of the Henry Surtees Foundation and watchmaker Omologato for a signature chronograph is now finally available. This particular watch has been in the making for some time, and unfortunately saw Surtees own passing during the process. Now, the foundation aims to sell the watch with profits going to the iconic racing driver’s charitable…

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For car aficionados, news of a new Bentley Continental GT as was introduced at the Frankfurt IAA is kind of a big deal. For watch enthusiasts, this also means a new chronograph as part of the Breitling for Bentley collaboration between the two luxury marques. Enter the new Bentley GT Dark Sapphire Edition. As with…

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UK watch manufacturer Omologato is keen on subtle racing inspired chronographs, often subtle because they harken a car or brand from afar. In the case of their latest James Hunt Chronograph, they are officially official, real and spectacular. Working with James Hunt’s son Freddie Hunt, Omologato has endeavored to create a chronograph befitting of James…

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Porsche officially dropped initial details of its new king-of-the-911-hill GT2 RS this week at the Goodwood Festival of Speed. Though it’d been also quickly shown at E3 recently alongside Forza Motorsport 7, the car was on display in Goodwood along with actual photos and details, plus activation of the company website including configurator. That’s all…