Leica , the German camera maker recently ventured in the world of watchmaking with the launch of the Leica L1 And L2 Watches . Housed in a 41mm in diameter and 14mm thick, brushed stainless steel cases, both models are operated by a mechanical movement with manual winding beating at 4 Hz (28,800 vph) with 60 hours of power reserve. Completing the ensemble is a black diamond-embossed calf leather strap with stainless steel pin buckle.
Reference: CBH2240.BG0673 In 1972, Jack Heuer offered to Swedish racing driver Ronnie Peterson for his outstanding performance in the German Grand Prix on the Nürburgring circuit, a one of a kind Carrera 1158 CHN – that watch is on display at the Tag Heuer Museum. Now TAG Heuer has produced a replica of the original to benefit the Ronnie Peterson Memorial Foundation, honouring his legacy and supporting talents in motor sport. Housed in a 38mm 18K gold case, with a matching gold Milanese bracelet, the Carrera Gold-RP-R features a champagne dial with black subdials and like the original, it has “SUCCESS RONNIE PETERSON FROM JACK.W.HEUER” engraved on the back
The ideal match – New York skate brand Supreme unveiled a special collaboration with legendary German luggage manufacturer RIMOWA. Available in a carry-on 45L size and a larger 82L size, the suitcases feature Supreme’s logo adorning both the posterior and anterior facades, aluminum bodies with Multiwheel rolling wheels and TSA combination locks.
After 20 years of absence on the watchmaking scene, the Ikepod name created by Olivier Ike and Marc Newson finally makes a return. Paying homage to Newson’s past work, the new timepieces – a simple two-hand and chronograph model feature dials designed by Swiss legend designer Emmanuel Gueit.
Following on from the success of B-Rocket , AeroGT , Bellytanker , Bell & Ross is back with another vehicle concept, an ultramodern single-seat, propeller-engine aircraft – The Vintage Racing Bird. With its meticulously designed shape the Racing Bird is built entirely of high-tech material like graphite, fiberglass, titanium and aluminum alloy, the BR-Bird is powered by a V12 Rolls Royce Falcon developed on a Merlin base, capable to reach a maximum speed of 909 km/h (Mach 0.73).
Reference Number: 126710BLRO Rolex has done it again, introducing at the biggest watch event of the year, BaselWorld 2018, the Rolex GMT-Master II Pepsi in Stainless Steel. Housed in a Oystersteel case measuring 40mm, it comes equipped with a bidirectional rotatable bezel and a 24-hour graduated two-colour Cerachrom insert in red and blue ceramic.
Maximilian Büsser & Friends teamed up once again with Swiss manufacture specialized in high-end clocks L’Epée 1839, to create this intergalactic horological weather station – The Fifth Element . Inspired by fantasies from classic UFO films, books, and comics of the 1950-60s, the weather station features four removable and interchangeable instrument elements clock, barometer, hygrometer, and thermometer – with Ross, the alien pilot, rotating around the UFO’s cockpit. Measuring 376 mm in diameter x 209 mm in height, the Fifth Element is crafted from 531 fine-finished mechanical components and weighting a total of 15 kg
Swiss watchmaker Richard Mille introduced at the 2018 Geneva Motor Show its first wristwatch made with partnership with McLaren Automotive. Designed by McLaren designer Rob Melville and Richard Mille designer Fabrice Namura, the case of the RM 11-03 McLaren Automatic Flyback Chronograph measure 49.94 x 44.50 x 16.15 mm, and is made of Carbon TPT interlaced with orange Quartz TPT, making it extremely resistant.
Inspired by Ralph Lauren’s passion for rare and vintage automobiles, the company has updated its Automotive Skeleton model with an all-new steel version, the Ralph Lauren Automotive Skeleton Steel. Housed in stainless steel case with Amboyna burl wood bezel, measuring 44.8mm x 11.2mm, it has a convex AR-coated sapphire crystal, a sapphire display back, and it is water resistant to 50 meters. The timepiece is powered by the manually-wound Caliber RL1967 customized by Val Fleurier for Ralph Lauren, with 18 jewels, 18,000 vph and a power reserve of 45 hours
“The watch of all wins” – Swiss watch brand Hublot teamed up once again with Floyd Mayweather to unveil two new watches for the undefeated champion, the Big Bang Unico TMT – an abbreviation of “The Money Team” . Housed in a 45mm case the timepiece is available in two versions, Big Bang Unico TMT Carbon Gold and Big Bang Unico TMT Yellow Gold Jewellery .