Have to gift a friend who’s crazy about cars? Some of the world’s leading watchmakers have, over the years, joined forces with premium automobile designers to create objects of exquisite beauty! These are sure to make your buddy happy. Take a look –
This watch is the ultimate expression of the partnership between the Swiss watchmaker and Ferrari. It comes with a micro blasted titanium case and features 637 components. Echoing the shape of the iconic Ferrari, only 50 of these watches have been made.
Parmigiani Fleurier Bugatti Super Sport
The model is a blend of Bugatti’s design and the mechanical artistry of Parmigiani Fleurier. The Super Sport is powered by the manually wound PF370 caliber which incorporates two barrels, 40 jewels, a ‘Cotes de Geneve’ finish and a circular-grained hand-beveled main plates, nested inside a unique 18K rose gold case. The watch is worn on an indigo blue alligator leather Hermes strap with a folding clasp.
Breitling Bentley B05 Unitime
Featuring an innovative movement with a patented mechanism, this is driven by an oscillating weight shaped like a wheel rim visible through the transparent caseback. This is the kind of watch you must wear when you’re at the wheel in a Continental, Flying Spur or Mulsanne.
Romain Jerome Moon Orbiter Speed Metal
While it’s not an automotive-themed watch, you can buy the Moon Orbiter Speed Metal from Romain Jerome at Jewell’s at Galpin Premier, a watch and accessories store inside a luxury auto retailer in Van Nuys, California. The Moon Orbiter is one of the more unique timepieces in their collection. It features PVD steel coated elements from NASA’s Apollo 11 spacecraft and moon dust from the lunar surface integrated into the watch face. Only 25 models of this exist.