If you’re impatient ready to your all-new 2018 Bentley Continental GT, Breitling has simply the toy to maintain you occupied till the vendor provides you a hoop. The brand new Breitling for Bentley GT Darkish Sapphire Version is a dusky, restricted manufacturing sport chronograph, geared toward celebrating the launch of the brand new Continental on the 2017 Frankfurt Motor Present.
This can be a particular variant of the existing Breitling for Bentley B06 chronograph, substituting the standard metal or gold for Breitling’s proprietary Breitlight polymer. This can be a comparatively new materials, first seen final 12 months on the Breitling Avenger Hurricane. In response to the watchmaker, the fabric has a “resistance to scratching, traction and corrosion, together with non-magnetic, thermal stability and non-allergenic properties.”
Though it’s strengthened with “composite” strands, Breitling claims it’s totally completely different than carbon fiber, though we’d think about not totally dissimilar from carbon strengthened plastics we see utilized on structural automotive elements.
To earn the Darkish Sapphire title, the chronograph wears a particular diamond-pattern dial, matching the diamond design on the rubber strap. 24-hour sub-indices circle the dial, illustrated in blue to match the remainder of the script.
Beneath this polymer case beats Breitling’s COSC-certified B06 chronograph motion, providing 70 hours of energy reserve and a novel 30-second chronograph operate. This complication cuts the primary second hand’s journey time in half, making a full rotation of the dial in 30 seconds when the chronograph operate is engaged, providing a measurement scale down to one-eighth of a second.
No pricing data is accessible but, but when this seems like your subsequent chunk of matte-polymer wrist sweet, get in contact with Breitling quickly, as solely 500 of those watches can be supplied.