Chopard, the official timing partner of Porsche Motorsport, is celebrating the return of Porsche Motorsport to the 24-hour Le Mans with a special Superfast Chrono Porsche 919 limited edition watch.
From 1970 to 1998, Porsche scored well in the 24-hour Le Mans competition, winning a total of 16 championships, and this record is still unbeatable. At the moment of return in 2014, Porsche sent two prototype cars specially developed by the original racing department: the 919 Hybrid to participate in the race, and was divided into two groups by six drivers. The driver lineup included Romain Dumas (France), Neel Jani ( Switzerland), Marc Lieb (Germany), and Timo Bernhard (Germany), Brendon Hartley (New Zealand), Mark Webber (Australia).
As for the new Superfast Chrono Porsche 919 limited edition watch, based on the Chopard Superfast watch, 45mm stainless steel case, equipped with a 03.05-M self-winding movement, with COSC Swiss official observatory certification, power reserve of 60 hours, and Timing function for flyback. The exterior design is inspired by the new Porsche 919 Hybrid. The stripe design of the dial is derived from the racer’s diverter. The 12-hour time dial at 9 o’clock is decorated with the striking 919 wording. Bald tire shape from the racing world.
Through the transparent sapphire crystal case back, you can enjoy the rotation of the 3.05-M self-winding movement. At the same time, it is decorated with ‘Official Timing Partner Porsche Motorsport’ and a limited number. Chopard’s new Superfast Chrono Porsche 919 limited edition watch, limited to a total of 919.
03.05-M self-winding movement, certified by the COSC Swiss Observatory, 60 hours power reserve, flyback timing function, and has a special board texture. Chopard’s new Superfast Chrono Porsche 919 limited edition watch, limited to a total of 919.
Technical parameters of the Chopard Porsche 919 Limited Edition
Reference number: 168535-3002
Function: chronograph, flyback function
Display functions: hours, minutes, small seconds, date, chronograph seconds, 30-minute counter, 12-hour counter
Certification: Swiss Official Observatory (COSC) certification
Limited edition: 919
Movement: Chopard 03.05-M