Fortunately, the Petronas inexperienced works nicely right here, and whereas it’s definitely colourful, it falls on the nicely restrained facet of that spectrum, bringing simply sufficient persona to the watch, and balanced by the nice and cozy grey tone of the blessed titanium case. This 12 months, the identical watch will get additional amped up with an unique new rubber strap possibility rendered in Miami Pink. The combo leans closely into the Miami theme that we’re seeing adorn a lot of the crew merch this 12 months, and even on different drivers’ helmets, from Esteban Ocon, to Max Verstappen.
The remainder of the watch stays unchanged, and if the Miami Pink strap isn’t precisely your model, it may be simply swapped on the fly because of IWC’s wonderful fast launch system (formally known as the EasX-CHANGE system) which makes use of the present spring bar. IWC now affords a big selection of colourful (if expensive) rubber straps that may be fitted to those circumstances. The grade 5 titanium case measures 41mm in diameter, and 14.5mm thick, underscoring the significance of the light-weight materials. Inside you’ll discover IWC’s personal caliber 69385 automated chronograph, which is seen via an exhibition window round again.
The newest Miami/Petronas themed Pilot Chronograph 41 is a particular version with restricted manufacturing, and is accessible on-line proper now on the value of $8,350. The watch ships with each the Miami Pink strap, and the Petronas Inexperienced strap, so that you’ll get each seems out of the field. Maybe subsequent 12 months we’ll get a Miami themed titanium Ingenieur Computerized 40? IWC
You’ll be able to comply with this System 1 season together with us at our Time On Observe podcast, which will probably be discussing the race in Miami subsequent week.
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