G-Shock Watch Survives Being Run Over by a Porsche Cayenne Turbo

"They say my watch can withstand 100 meters of underwater pressure, but what would happen if I drove over it with my car?" That question must be on the mind of every petrolhead once in a while. Today, we answer it with the help of the second heaviest Porsche you can buy (Cayenne Turbo S weighs slightly more) and a couple of really cool watches that probably deserved better treatment.
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Tipping the scales at 2,245 kilograms (4949 lbs), the Porsche Cayenne Turbo is a beast, weighing over twice as much as the original 911. That means that a staggering 461 kg (1016 lbs) are standing on top of each one of its massive 295/35 R21 tires.

By comparison, the G-Shock watchers being tested here weigh no more than a few tens of grams, but they're built to be tough and have a solid reputation. After an initial failed test where a watch is smashed, the guys at Supercars of London get it right.

We're not experts in custom watches, but the piece being tested appears to be one of the Rising Red Limited Edition 30th Anniversary pieces, built to commemorate 3 decades of the Casio sub-brand and the resilience of the Japanese people in the face of 2011 earthquake and tsunami.

This timepiece comes with an inorganic glass dial face, multiple alarms, stopwatch function, high-brightness LED system and is shock resistant… even Cayenne resistant, apparently.

This whole G-Shock phenomenon probably started with Eminem, who endorsed the brand by wearing a white piece on stage at every concerts. If it's cool enough for Slim's microphone hand, it's cool enough for us.

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Mihnea's favorite cars have already been built, the so-called modern classics from the '80s and '90s. He also loves local car culture from all over the world, so don't be surprised to see him getting excited about weird Japanese imports, low-rider VWs out of Germany, replicas from Russia or LS swaps down in Florida.
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