Dubai PR Network, Online Press Release from Dubai and Middle East
Filter PR by
  
Two Newcomers Join the Ingenieur Watch Line from IWC Schaffhausen
Two Newcomers Join the Ingenieur Watch Line from IWC Schaffhausen

INGENIEUR AUTOMATIC CARBON PERFORMANCE CERAMIC INGENIEUR DUAL TIME

Schaffhausen, June 2014 – IWC Schaffhausen unveils two magnificent new additions to the Ingenieurwatch family. In its role as Official Engineering Partner of the MERCEDES AMG PETRONAS Formula One™ Team, the Swiss watch manufacturer has been inspired to create new works of haute horlogerie.Limited
to an edition of just 1,000, the Ingenieur Automatic Carbon Performance Ceramic, for example,features materials typically found in motor racing.The Ingenieur Dual Time has a second display that enables the wearer to retain his orientation despite the constant changes of time zone during the racing season.

The new models take to the grid in two different designs: the Ingenieur Automatic Carbon Performance Ceramic (Ref. IW322404) is a thoroughbred sports watch with a case inspired by the materials used in FORMULA ONE motor racing, while the Ingenieur Dual Time (Ref. IW324402/ IW324404), a powerful-looking timepiece in a stainlesssteel case, has a rather more classic appearance. Quintessentially purist, functional and technically sophisticated, the two new watches embody the best of the IWC Ingenieurline’s 60-year history.

READY FOR THE TRACK

As is well known, carbon fibre is ideally suited for use in motor racing. IWC Schaffhausen has utilized the unique properties of this material, which is twice as strong as steel but only a fifth of the weight, and integrated it into the construction of its watch cases. The Ingenieur Automatic Carbon Performance Ceramic is a piece of high-tech engineering with a carbon-fibre case and, as a new feature in this model, also has a mirror-finished ceramic bezel. The middle section of the case, which is held together by five screws, is manufactured according to the same principle as the core features of a racing car. The watch’s dial is also made of carbon fibre. It fits perfectly with the authentic motorsport look and gives the watch a visual sense of depth. For other parts of the case, IWC designers likewise took their inspiration from the materials used in motor racing.Ceramic for the bezel, screw heads, crown and crown protection, titanium for the screws and case-back ring, and rubber for the underside of the strap with its calfskin inlay. The strap is sewn with green thread as an allusionto the stripes on the outer walls of the tyres fitted to the cars for racing in wet conditions. The IWC-manufactured 80110-calibre movement is one of the company’s most rugged and thoroughly tested movementsand, thanks to its integrated shock-absorption system, is unaffected by extreme acceleration or sharp braking manoeuvres and vibrations, making it the ideal watch for racingdrivers. Perfectly in keeping with the design is the rotor, which is shaped like the pistons found in a FORMULA ONE racing car. The Ingenieur Automatic Carbon Performance is available in a limited edition of 1,000.

AT HOME THE WORLD OVER

In the Ingenieur Dual Time, a classic – but no less robust – timepiece makes its entrance into the world of motorsport. With a diameter of only 43 millimetres, it seems rather understated when compared with the larger Ingenieur models, and its stainless-steel case radiates a certain elegance. But the feature that puts the Ingenieur Dual Time at the front of the pack is its ability to display a second local time of the wearer’s choice. This means the MERCEDESAMG PETRONAS Formula One™ Team and other globetrotters have a reliable form of orientation when constantly changing time zones. Current local time is shown by the hour and minute hands on a dial available either silver-plated or in black. The time can be advanced or turned back in one-hour steps via the crown, even when crossing the International Date Line. While the seconds hand with its pointed red tip goes around, the second time – the time at home, for example – is indicated by another hand with an arrowhead tip on the outer 24-hour ring. To make it easier to differentiate between day and night, the top half of the ring, from 6 p.m. to 6 a.m., is darker than the lower half. The striking bores in the bezel were the brainchild of watch designer Gérald Genta. In the case of the legendary Ingenieur SL (Ref. 1832) from IWC Schaffhausen, unveiled in 1976, he placed the five functional holes directly on the rim itself, where they originally served to hold it firmly in position. These bores and the entire case architecture rapidly established themselves as the hallmark of the entire Ingenieur family.

IWC SCHAFFHAUSEN

With a clear focus on technology and development, the Swiss watch manufacturer IWC Schaffhausen has been producing timepieces of lasting value since 1868. The company has gained an international reputation based on a passion for innovative solutions and technical ingenuity. One of the world’s leading brands in the luxury watch segment, IWC crafts masterpieces of haute horlogerie at their finest, combining supreme precision with exclusive design.

Posted by : Pencell PR & Events, Pencell PR
Viewed 46671 times
PR Category : Lifestyle
Posted on : Wednesday, June 11, 2014  11:17:00 AM UAE local time (GMT+4)
Replication or redistribution in whole or in part is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of DubaiPRNetwork.com.
Email this article Print this article

Share this article with your friends and followers
NewsVine
Back to

Related Stories

 
 
Most Viewed Press Release posted in the last 7 days
AIGNER - Mother's Day [13127-Views]
Why User Experience is Essential for Travel Business Growth? [10260-Views]
Foreo Reveals Red Carpet Secrets for Fresh & Glowing Skin [6564-Views]
Tissot T-Wave Bicolour Glamour always! [6228-Views]
Hot SS20 New Launches From Rodial For Your Make-Up Kit [6130-Views]
ASICS Spring / Summer 2020 Collection [5838-Views]
Foreo Set to Break the Beauty Stratosphere According to Experts [5771-Views]
COLOR WOW Launches EXTRA Mist-ical Shine Spray [5710-Views]
Mother's Day Gift Guide 2020 [5484-Views]
Offering a Better Insight Than Stocks [4953-Views]
St Valentine's Day' [4544-Views]
Jaguar Land Rover on Tour Sheikh Hamdan's Falcons Dominate Hurr Category in Fakhr Al Ajyal... [4453-Views]
Race Day Edit [4380-Views]
Dina Akesbi joins Clio Beauty on the Professional Beauty GCC Mainstage on 18th Feb! [4294-Views]
6 Trends That Will Dominate Beauty in 2020 According to Foreo [4227-Views]
Costa Coffee Introduces 4u Healthy Food Range Across All UAE Stores in Partnership With Le... [4172-Views]
Max Mara Valentines Special [4172-Views]
Ortendahl Makes Team Abu Dhabi Debut in Kuwait as Al Mulla Launches Bid for Third World T... [4130-Views]
Best Gifting Picks for Him & Her This Valentine's Day From Grand Optics! [4130-Views]
HONOR Launches the Iconic Glass Designed HONOR 20 in the UAE [4056-Views]
V-Motif Western [4002-Views]
Cisco Accelerates Applications in a Hybrid Multicloud World [3916-Views]
City of Gold Rewarded 200 Jewellery Shoppers With 4 Million Worth of Dubai City of Gold Co... [3910-Views]
5 Ways To Bring Spring's Top Trends Into Your Wardrobe [3898-Views]
Corum Admiral's Cup Legend 47 Worldtimer' [3880-Views]
 
RSS Facebook Twitter LinkedDin
 
Top Sections
 
Top Stories