Keeping up with time with these latest seven sporty design watches! From modular mode to anniversary collection, they are all equipped with distinctive details to have.
BREAKING THE MOULD
Ulysse Nardin breaks moulds and challenges conventions. The first automatic watch in its Freak Collection, the Freak Vision, incorporates innovations unveiled in the Ulysse Nardin InnoVision 2 Concept Watch in 2017. Among the game changers: a super-light silicium balance wheel with nickel mass elements and stabilising micro-blades, and a new case design made even thinner by a box-domed crystal.
With an elegant diameter of 41 mm, the TAG Heuer Connected Modular 41 is now suited to the smallest wrists. Innovative, unique and distinctive, the TAG Heuer Connected Modular 41 is at the forefront of the latest technologies available in Silicon Valley and, at the same time, a genuine Swiss watch bearing the Swiss Made label. The TAG Heuer Connected Modular 41 also features the ingenious modular concept. Seven standard models are available in boutiques and online, and the strap and lugs can be customised. Also, with Tag Heuer Studio app, you can create your own dial.
IWC Schaffhausen presents the Pilot’s Watch Mark XVIII Edition “Laureus Sport for Good Foundation”. The timepiece has a case made of black ceramic, a blue dial and a special engraving on the back. It is available in a limited edition of 1,500 numbered watches. The robust 35111-calibre movement is protected against magnetic fields by a soft-iron inner case.
The Longines Conquest V.H.P. collection of very high precision watches presents a high-end take on quartz timekeeping. These steel or black PVD models are available in two sizes: 42 mm and 44 m. Their “gear position detection” system allows the hands to be re-aligned should they become displaced by a shock or a strong magnetic field.
ELEMENTS OF SPEED
TAG Heuer has begun a partnership with luxury carmaker Aston Martin by launching two special editions. Their designs are heavily influenced by elements of the cars. v has had its movement skeletonised in a hexagonal pattern reminiscent of the grille detailing on an Aston Martin Vantage.
Baume & Mercier offers two Indian Legend chronographs as part of its Clifton Club Indian collection. The Scout is partially openworked and comes on a calfskin strap, while the Chief features a solid dial and a stainless steel bracelet. Both of these releases, named after popular Indian Motorcycles models, are powered by Valjoux 7750 movements.
To mark the 40th anniversary of its acclaimed self-winding calibre 240 movement, Patek Philippe presents the Ref. 6006G Calatrava. It has an offset subsidiary seconds dial and analog date in a new white-gold version with a 2 mm larger diameter. The graphic look of the dial in ebony black and silvery grey is reminiscent of the Ref. 5000, which was launched in 1991 and followed by the Ref. 6000 in 2005.