Home Watches Girard-Perregaux’s Aston Martin F1 Restricted Version Is A Understated Inexperienced Magnificence

Girard-Perregaux’s Aston Martin F1 Restricted Version Is A Understated Inexperienced Magnificence

Girard-Perregaux’s Aston Martin F1 Restricted Version Is A Understated Inexperienced Magnificence

A yr after asserting Girard- Perregaux because the Official Watch Associate of the ultra-luxury British efficiency automotive producer Aston Martin and the Aston Martin Aramco Cognizant Method OneTM Crew (AMF1), the duo are right here with one other thrilling launch. After the Tourbillon with Three Flying Bridges Aston Martin Version and the Laureato Chronograph Aston Martin Version, Girard-Perregaux has labored with the AMF1 Crew to create a brand new mannequin – the Laureato Absolute Chronograph AM F1 Version. This watch brings precision watchmaking impressed by high-end automotive manufacturing and the dynamics of Method One.

“Working collectively has led to some revolutionary and attention-grabbing concepts, culminating within the creation of latest thrilling merchandise. It has additionally led to some great friendships forming between each firms’ personnel. With our earlier collaborative fashions, the emphasis was on fashion and magnificence. Nonetheless, with this newest watch we sought to work intently with the F1 aspect of the model, focusing extra on the concept of efficiency.”, mentioned Patrick Pruniaux, Girard-Perregaux’s Chief Govt Officer.

 Girard-Perregaux Aston Martin F1 Limited Edition timepiece 1

F1 automobiles are identified for being quick and light-weight; Girard-Perregaux focuses on the latter by making a cutting-edge 44mm case. This light-weight case is comprised of a mix of titanium powder and carbon parts taken from two Aston Martin F1 race automobiles used throughout the 2021 season for this case, together with tinted resin that provides it a ductility of metal – a primary within the watch business. Each watch may have a uniquely completely different visible with a flecked patination that contrasts the Aston Martin Racing Inexperienced watch face.

The timepiece carries quite a few nuances and particulars that devotees of Aston Martin could solely spot. The dial on the watch is offered in sunray ‘Aston Martin Racing Inexperienced’ and is adorned with cross-hatching, a motif that may be traced again to the Aston Martin ‘AM’ badge of 1921. The open-worked fingers all through imbue the design with a be aware of sportiness. For the primary time on a Laureato Absolute Chronograph, the rear of the watch is fitted with a pane of sapphire crystal that shows the automated Manufacture motion, the Calibre GP03300-1058.

“As a staff, we’ve got the dedication to succeed – and that ambition requires us to investigate each component of our efficiency bundle. That features managing the supplies we use to construct our automobiles, measuring their weight, their power, all in a bid to search out that crucial further thousandth of a second in lap-time. Girard-Perregaux is a valued companion to our group, and we’ve got labored collectively to share and mix our information to enhance one another’s manufacturers. The brand new Laureato Absolute Chronograph AMF1 is the primary instance of this collaboration and a surprising instance of the work we are able to obtain collectively.”, says Mike Krack, Crew Principal of Aston Martin Aramco Cognizant Method OneTM Crew.

One other notable necessary component of the timepiece and a primary within the watchmaking business is the strap. The GP Rubber Alloy, coloured within the iconic Aston Martin Racing Inexperienced, is fabricated from FKM rubber (FKM), and carbon parts are taken from two Method OneTM race automobiles used throughout the 2021 season. A results of a extremely technical course of utilizing specialised gear, the strap gives superior suppleness and resistance when contrasted with typical rubber. The looks is enriched with a fabric-effect façade, and the buckle has a micro-adjustment system that permits optimum snugging of the strap across the wrist.

The Girard-Perregaux Laureato Absolute Chronograph AM F1 Version is restricted to 306 items – the full distance drivers Lance Stroll and Sebastian Vettel purpose to cowl on race day (5.891km x 52 laps) on the 2022 British Grand Prix. Priced at £21,500, the restricted version watch is accessible on Girard-Perregaux.


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