A quick overview of the top luxury watches with automatic inspiration.
As the luxury watch market and the automotive industry grow closer, we notice that a number of partnerships and collaborations are emerging to highlight the mills. This week’s special focus is on The Top Automotive-inspired watches, featuring world-renowned watch makers and supercar / hypercar makers. Learn more about any timepieces presented in this specialty by clicking on the links below.
Roger Dubois Excalibur Spider Count
The Excalibur Spider Countach DT / X is the latest creation from the Roger Dubois x Lamborghini Squadra Course, a partnership defined by radical performance and razor-sharp aesthetics. Strengthening the connection between the motoring and horological worlds, and made directly from scratch on the main features of the car named after it, this one-of-a-kind hyper watch is inspired by all the elements of the legacy of the legendary Lamborghini Countach, which is fueled by. Roger Dubois is known for his innovation, sophisticated mechanical engineering and iconic aesthetics.
Richard Mill 40-01 Speedtail
It took Richard Mill’s casing department, led by Technical Director Julian Boilat, an unprecedented 2,800 hours spanning 18 months to perfect the lines. Like the speedtail on which it is based, the clock lines mimic the shape of the water droplets while the bezel indentations trigger the opening of the bonnet, and the pushers that recall the air outlets behind the front wheels.
Hublot MP-05 LaFerrari Sapphire
Hublot takes his relationship with LaFerrari to new heights with the MP-05 LaFerrari Sapphire – a completely transparent sapphire cassette watch that pays homage to the 1200HP hybrid supercar, the FXX. The incredible engine-inspired case is made from seven blocks of Sapi. It takes more than 600 hours to make a single ultra-light case.
BOVET 1822 x Rolls-Royce Bottell
Born into the minds and hearts of Rolls-Royce and BOVET 1822 collectors, the idea was to design and create a bespoke Rolls-Royce and two unique BOVET 1822 timepieces, one for himself and one for his wife, all at hand. In three years of development, BOVET 1822 and Rolls-Royce have achieved something never felt before in the industry.
Girard Perregaux Laureato Absolute Chronograph Aston Martin F1 Edition
This ground-breaking watch combines two worlds, namely, micro-mechanics and the ultimate performance of Formula One. Aston Martin Aramco Cognizant Formula One অবস্থিত অবস্থিত The team is located in Silverstone, England, near the iconic race track. With that in mind, the Girard-Perregaux Laureato Absolute Chronograph Aston Martin F1 version is limited to 306 pieces, with total distance driver Lance Stroll and Sebastian Vettel aiming to cover race day (5.891 km x 52 laps) at the British Grand 2022. Prix
Richard Mill RM 11-03 ‘McLaren’
Richard Mill and McLaren Automotive unveiled their first jointly launched Timepiece, RM 11-03 automatic flyback chronograph at the McLaren, 2018 Geneva International Motor Show. Limited to 500 pieces worldwide, McLaren customers have the opportunity to match the numbers 1 to 500 of their McLaren Ultimate Series with their RM 11-03 McLaren caseback number.
Jacob & Co. Bugatti Chiran
It started with an idea from Jacob & Co. with Bugatti – how to reproduce the visual bugatti sensor of a 16-cylinder engine in a timepiece. After nearly a year of development, the North is in the shape of a Bugatti Chiron Turbillon. Everything is designed to honor Chiron in the timepiece. The case is inspired by Chiron’s flowing line and movement, or “engine block”, which is set up for public display under a giant sapphire crystal, intended to mimic the Bugatti engine.
Porsche Design 911 Sport Classic Chronograph
Beat music speed set. Fashion has revolutionized the look of the whole generation. And Porsche has shaped the dream of a new era of sports cars. The 911 Sport Classic Chronograph brings back the flair and spirit of the 1960s and early 1970s. The exclusive timepiece combines the highest levels of watchmaking with contemporary interpretations of era-specific design elements, iconic descriptions and a COSC-certified caliber WERK 01.200. 911 Sport Classic from Porsche Exclusive Manufaktur exclusively available to owners.
IWC Chefhausen Pilot Watch 41 Chronograph Version “Mercedes-AMG Petronas F1 Team”
IWC Schaffhausen and the Mercedes-AMG Petronas Formula One 6 team unveiled the first official team watch. Made from lightweight and durable grade 5 titanium, the pilot’s watch chronograph 41 version features a black dial with “Mercedes-AMG Petronas Formula One ™ Team” signature Petronas green printing and luminescence. Powered by the IWC-made 69385 caliber movement, the chronograph comes with two straps of calfskin and rubber that can be quickly and easily exchanged thanks to the integrated EasX-CHANGE® system. Team watches are available for purchase exclusively online at iwc.com.
Singer Reimagined Track1 SKLT Edition Watch
The Track 1 SKLT version is the first watch from Singer to be re-imagined with a skeletal dial, allowing the full beauty of its revolutionary movement to be unveiled. For the first time. Limited to 15 number pieces, this special watch highlights Singer’s skill in the great engineering and valuable materials of the Track 1 collection made of 18k yellow gold.