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Bentley Motors Speed by Breitling

Although you were probably thinking that we're talking about an aftermarket Bentley or at least a new model designed by the luxury car manufacturer, we're not. What we have here is actually a watch designed by the popular watchmaker Breitling which presented at the BaselWorld 2009 the so-called Bentley Motors Speed watch, obviously based and inspired by Bentley models, reported.

Just as expected, the watch is a really state-of-the-art creation, incorporating a Breitling 25B calibre with COSC-certified chronometer, 28,800 vibrations/hour and 38 rubies.

Speaking of functions, the watch shows hours, minutes, seconds, date but also provides a 30-second chronograph as well as a 15-minute and 6-hour totalizers.

The case of the watch is indeed a remarkable creation, being mostly made of steel or 18K red gold limited to 500 pieces. It is covered by convex sapphire crystal with anti-reflective treatment on both sides and comes with a ratcheted rotating bezel with variable tachometer.

The dials are offered in a choice of three colors, Black Velvet, Silver Storm or Bronze for the steel or 18K red gold models. A separate option, codenamed Neptune, is only available for the steel version. The bracelet is made of Barenia leather, crocodile or rubber strap, with a metal so-called Speed version available as optional.

Unfortunately, we can't tell you a price for the model but, taking into account all the aforementioned luxurious components - count here the gold parts, the rubies and the convex sapphire crystal -, you may have to pay at least several grands for such a watch. Just to give you an idea, the Breitling Bentley Flying B Chronograph 18K White Gold Brown Dial Men's Watch is sold worldwide at approximately $22,000.


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