Exotic cars and fine handcrafted timepieces complement each other in a similar way that salt and pepper do. They just work. In many cases, watch manufacturers create pieces that tailor to the exotic automotive industry and even specific vehicles altogether. Makes and Movements will be selecting spectacular products available through duPont Registry and pairing them with current or pre-released watches. The diversity of both the vehicles and timepieces will shed light on different brands and help educated on new areas of each industry.
Porsche Design Chronograph 1 – 1972 Edition
The Porsche Design division embodies the luxury lifestyle of the Porsche brand through a collection of premium apparel, accessories, and timepieces. The sector began in 1972 with the launch of its original Chronograph 1, the first watch to feature a black PVD treated case, bracelet, and matching black dial. With close ties to the motorsport world, Porsche Design creates its product line with a focus on styling and performance to ensure success on the final lap. Porsche Design is proud to be celebrating its 50th Anniversary with the release of the new Chronograph 1 – 1972 Limited Edition. Along with a luxury timepiece, Porsche is happy to commemorate the special occasion with a matching Porsche Design 911 Targa 50th Anniversary model. Styled to mimic each other on two different scales, the luxury Porsche Design timepiece and special edition Porsche 911 Targa work in unison as the perfect performance-focused pair.
The Porsche Design Chronograph 1 1972 Edition represents a push for the automotive brand, combining classic design with updated in-house movement technology. The reimagined Chronograph 1 presents itself in a 40.8mm PVD case crafted in Titanium that features an all-black design to help eliminate any reflections while driving. The chronograph dial layout represents the look of the Porsche 911 gauge cluster, which perfectly displays the multitude of functions that come equipped on the watch. The engine driving the new Chronograph 1 – 1972 Edition is Porsche Design’s in-house Caliber WERK 01.140, a COSC certified movement that provides an impressive 48-hour power reserve. The titanium back case includes engravings of the Porsche Design logo, established date, and production numerics to signify the limited release. Paying homage to its predecessor, Porsche Design fits the Chronograph 1 with a traditional matching PVD bracelet and folding clasp. The packaging of the Porsche Design Chronograph 1 – 1972 Edition includes a commemorative case, COSC certification, limited-edition plaque, and a Porsche Design warranty card. The Porsche Design Chronograph 1 – 1972 Edition is limited to only 500-pieces and is currently available for $7,700.
Why To Buy
The Porsche Design Chronograph 1 – 1972 Edition is the perfect addition to any watch collection because of its history as the brand’s first product release. In a world where Porsche continues to dominate the automotive industry, the luxury timepiece speaks to both watch and car enthusiasts as a whole. With a limited run of only 500-pieces, the modern take on Porsche Design’s iconic Chronograph 1 is sure to grow in popularity and value in the future. Click on the link below to shop the new Porsche Design Chronograph 1 – 1972 Edition.
Porsche 911 Targa Porsche Design 50th Anniversary
The 911 stands out as Porsche’s most iconic model, with various generations that boast different levels of performance and comfort aspects. The Targa option for the 911 platform reimagines the sports car in an open-cabin design that truly connects the driver to the open road. Porsche is happy to celebrate 50-years of its lifestyle branch with the all-new 911 Targa Porsche Design 50th Anniversary, a limited-run production vehicle that pays homage to the iconic designs of Ferdinand Alexander (F.A.) Porsche. The donor platform for the new collaboration project takes shape as a 992 generation Porsche 911 Targa 4 GTS and features subtle hints in honor of the milestone.
The Porsche 911 Targa 4 GTS Porsche Design 50th Anniversary features a gloss black finish that mimics the design of the Porsche Design Chronograph 1, with an available option to choose a Jet Black Metallic paint code. The exterior design also incorporates platinum accents that elevate the paintwork and aggressive body lines of the new generation 911 Targa. The most noticeable option on the vehicle is its satin-finished platinum Targa bar, which highlights its versatility as a quick-changing convertible. The limited-edition example has the same 20 and 21-inch satin-finished wheels as the Porsche 911 Turbo S, which provides a lightweight feel for on or off-track driving. It also features an exclusive ‘Porsche Design 50th Anniversary Edition’ badge on the slats of the rear lid grille, with the ‘911’ logo on the rear apron is black. When stepping into the interior of the 911 Targa 50th Anniversary, custom ‘Porsche Design 50th Anniversary’ door entry guards welcome you to its sleek and minimal layout. The cabin has Sport-Tex equipment with special leather trim options in black that contrasts with Slate Grey seams. A set of Black and Cool Grey checkered sport seats create a driver-oriented atmosphere for anyone behind the wheel. The build comes standard with Porsche’s Sports Chrono Package with the Porsche Design Subsecond clock on the dashboard. The Sports Chrono clock features a red small seconds hand, a shared trait inspired by the Porsche Design Chronograph 1 from 1972. The limited-edition Porsche 911 Targa 4 GTS produces over 473-horsepower from its 3.0-Liter Twin-Turbocharged Flat-Six engine, which is managed by a traditional six-speed manual transmission. The all-new 911 Porsche Design Targa 50th Anniversary is limited to only 750-units worldwide with a starting MSRP of 186,606 euros. Along with the 911 Edition 50Y Porsche Design, customers can also purchase a special version of the new legendary Porsche Design Chronograph 1. The celebration of Porsche Design’s 50th Anniversary highlights every aspect of the brand, along with its drive to provide a luxury experience for all to enjoy.
Why To Buy
The 911 Porsche Design 50th Anniversary is the best new addition to the garage because of the brand’s heritage as a pioneer in the sports car world. Along with there only being 750 examples produced, the value of the special edition 911 will carry on as it becomes one of the most sought-after models in Porsche extensive fleet of performance cars. For owners looking to add diversity from the other anniversary models in existence, Porsche Design offers a one-of-a-kind Chronograph 1 configuration experience to match your watch with the commemorative 911 Targa 4 GTS. View all of the current Porsche 911 Targa 4 GTS models for sale on duPont REGISTRY by clicking the link below.
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