Porsche Design timepieces have adopted many elements of luxury automobile design over the years, but not until this year, and the launch of Porsche Design’s new Custom-Built Timepiece program, have the worlds of car and watch design connected so seamlessly. The program is based on the same production principles used in the manufacturing of Porsche sports cars, and the new digital configurator is based on the existing Porsche car configurator that customers can use to personalize their vehicle. Offering more than 1.5 million possible combinations, the configurator allows its user to create a timepiece based on the brand’s Chronotimer Series 1 model, which will match his or her Porsche 911 car.
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Sports Cars For the Wrist: Porsche Design Custom-Built Timepieces Program
The user has the opportunity to customize the signature element of the self-winding movement, the new COSC chronometer-certified Caliber WERK 01.100, developed in-house at Porsche Design Timepieces AG in Switzerland.
Sixties, Meet Seventies: TAG Heuer Carrera 160 Years Montreal Limited Edition
Named after the treacherous Carrera Panamericana road race, the TAG Heuer Carrera 160 Years Montreal Limited Edition combines elements of the Carrera with those of the 1970s’ cult classic, the white Heuer Montreal, a cushion-shaped, bicompax chronograph with a colorful dial that was launched in 1972.
Racing Back To its Roots: TAG Heuer Carrera Chronograph Collection
Launching over two collections in two distinctive styles is the TAG Heuer Carrera Calibre Heuer 02 collection.
For 2020, the 55th anniversary of the brand’s first dive watch, Seiko has also been working on another take on two vintage watches from its Prospex collection. We take a first look at both the more classic “1965 Diver’s Modern Re-interpretation” and the “1970 Diver’s Re-interpretation” with its distinctive asymmetrical cushion case.
Spirit in The Sky: Aviation, Exploration And Historical Design Inspire New Longines Spirit Collection
Many historically minded watch mavens know that Longines timed Charles Lindbergh’s record-setting transatlantic flight in 1927.
Inspired By Ancestry
Blancpain’s Villeret collection channels the haute horlogerie roots of the world’s oldest watchmaking brand and continues to innovate with an array of grand and practical complications.
Postwar And Modern: Longines Heritage Classic Tuxedo Collection
The two new 1940s-inspired pieces called the Heritage Classic Tuxedo Chronograph and the Heritage Classic Tuxedo Time only take their inspiration from the postwar period and the sector-dial designs that were popular at the time.
Circles of Time
Fifteen years after its introduction, the Lange 1 Time Zone has now been equipped with a new manufacture caliber. The time in two different time zones can be read intuitively from the dial. But this watch offers much more, as we can confirm after scrutinizing one we were able to preview before the watch’s official launch.
As more and more of today’s consumers look for watches that make a truly personal statement, the art of customization is in rising demand. Here we offer one of the most comprehensive looks at customizing time.
Following the current trend, Oris has encased its design icon, the Big Crown Pointer Date, in warm bronze — not only the case but the bezel, the namesake big crown, and even the dial. We tested the watch in real-life situations.
MINE'S THE PORSCHE - ON TEST // ELAN GT6
IT’S NOT JUST ABOUT THE BADGE: WHY PORSCHE BECAME INVOLVED IN THE DESIGN OF ELAN’S NEW FLAGSHIP
The Porsche Design Acer Book RS brings sports-car flair to the laptop
With a name like that, it has a reputation to uphold.
Maisto Datsun 240Z
Stock and tuned Zs that deliver big bang for your buck
WHY ELECTRIC VEHICLE RANGES VARY FROM EPA ESTIMATE
You’ve probably heard the phrase “your mileage may vary” with regard to how your real-world fuel economy compares to the EPA estimate. The adage refers to gasoline-powered vehicles, but the same applies to electric vehicles.
WHY THERE'S NO SUCH THING AS A ''BASE'' 911
All That GLITTERS
BIG MONEY, BIGGER POWER, AND HYPERSPEED FUN IN THE SUN
From supercars to superminis and reborn classics to high-tech saloons, 2020 will see a huge array of new cars vying for your attention
Replicarz George Follmer 1972 AMC Javelin and 1974 Shadow DN4
Stellar Pair of Racers from the Super Sub’s Stable
OttOmobile Honda S2000 Type S
Sharper Edged Club Racing Roadster
THE BEST TURBO EVER?
HYPERBOLE ASIDE, WE WEREN’T EXPECTING THIS