Launched over 15 years in the past, the Hublot Massive Bang and its artwork of fusion idea have given delivery to numerous variations in all method of sizes, materials or problems. The versatile, ever-evolving Massive Bang is commonly daring, aggressive or polarizing. As its title suggests, it isn’t meant for the faint of coronary heart… Introduced on the event of the LVMH Watch Week 2022, the Massive Bang Integral Time Solely makes use of a distinct design grammar, refocusing on what’s the essence of the luxurious sports activities watch with built-in bracelet, but with all basic Hublot parts.
Launched in 2020, 15 years after the creation of the mannequin, the Integral was the primary Massive Bang to be fitted with an built-in steel bracelet. Powered by the Unico motion, the unique chronograph mannequin was already an attention-grabbing departure from the model’s conventional styling. The Massive Bang Integral Time-Solely goes one step additional, reconnecting the Hublot iconic design to the archetypal luxurious sports activities watch with an built-in bracelet. So in vogue at the moment, the style was created by Gérald Genta and Audemars Piguet and is simple: matching a sporty case with an built-in bracelet and an computerized, skinny motion.
As defined by Ricardo Guadalupe, CEO of Hublot, the Massive Bang Integral Time Solely is “extra compact, vibrant and highly effective than ever, concurrently being extra refined… It has been a real train in watch design, retaining our aesthetic and technical grammar however in a completely new format for us.”
Certainly, this new Integral Time-Solely Assortment is unusually slim-fitting for a Massive Bang. The brand new case options modest dimensions to Hublot’s requirements at 40mm in diameter and 9.25mm in peak. It is available in three completely different supplies, typical of Hublot’s collections: titanium, yellow gold or black ceramic. A rubber composite insert is sandwiched between the case center and the spherical bezel fitted with H-shaped screws. The water resistance is rated at 100m.
This new time-only mannequin comes with a sapphire dial revealing the highest of the motion together with a date wheel with skeletonized numbers. Matching the arms, the faceted utilized hour markers are fitted with luminescent materials. The built-in three-link bracelet mirrors the angles of the case and exhibits alternating satin-brushed and polished surfaces. The primary hyperlink fuses with the case. The development relies on a bigger central piece held in between two lateral finish items. The triple folding clasp is launched by a pair of pushers.
Flip the Hublot Massive Bang Integral Time-Solely over and the exhibition caseback permits you to uncover the HUB1710 motion. This computerized calibre is 25.60mm in diameter and about 4mm thick. It’s based mostly on the Zenith Elite 670 – Hublot and Zenith are sister firms of the LVMH group. Working at 4Hz, it shops 50 hours of energy reserve when totally wound. The ornament is total trendy and sober, monochromatic, with round Geneva stripes on the bridges and an open-worked rotor.
Availability & Value
The Hublot Massive Bang Integral Time Solely All Black Ceramic (ref. 456.CX.0140.CX) is a restricted version of 250 items, priced at EUR 19,600. The Hublot Massive Bang Integral Titanium (ref. 456.NX.0170.NX) will not be restricted and is priced at EUR 17,500. The Hublot Massive Bang Integral Yellow Gold (ref. 456.VX.0130.VX) will not be restricted and is priced at EUR 48,700.
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