Time and motor sports have been very much synonymous with each other and accurate time keeping is crucial in order to ensure the most precise information is provided in order to make most critical decisions during any form of motor-racing. Take for example the association of Tag Heur with both Mercedes-Benz and Formula One, Richard Mille and Ferrari, Tissot and MotoGP, Oris and WilliamsF1. Where time is of the essence, a mere thousandth of a second could mean the difference between second place and pole position. Rest assured, this will undoubtedly delight the fast driving Alfa Romeo fans when they have with them a uniquely crafted, precision time-piece from the most renowned watchmaker; Chopard.

This is why Chopard and Alfa Romeo have decided to join forces to help create and launch three new classic sport watches. Indeed, 2010 is a very special year for both companies as each brand celebrates an exceptional anniversary: 150 years for Chopard and 100 years for Alfa Romeo. For more than two decades, Chopard has been strongly involved in the World of Classic Racing, serving as sponsor and Official Timekeeper for the Mille Miglia (Thousand Mile) race, “la corsa piu bella del mondo”, in which Alfa Romeo cars reached the highest number of victories, in total eleven.

Where Chopard has been well-reputed to endow prestige upon their wearers, none have been so deserving as those who live and breathe Alfa Romeo. Keeping in line with Chopard’s tradition of producing a unique special-edition Mille Miglia time piece every year since 1988, they have taken this opportunity to honour Alfa Romeo’s racing heritage and successes with sporty elegance and sophistication that defines the wearer.

The GT XL Chrono Alfa Romeo (stainless steel or black DLC-coated steel) and the Gran Turismo XL Alfa Romeo feature black dial with red hands and indexes as well as the logo of the two brands. Endowed with 46-hour power reserve, the self-winding movements are chronometer-certified by the COSC and beat at 28’800 vibrations per hour. The 44mm diameter cases are water-resistant up to 100 metres and are protected by glare-proof sapphire crystals. The three versions are issued in limited and numbered editions of 500.

GT XL Chrono Alfa Romeo

Case
– Stainless steel
– Total diameter 44.00 mm
– Thickness 14.36 mm
– Water resistantce 100 metres

Movement
– Mechanical self-winding movement
– Number of jewels 25
– Power reserve approx. 46 hours
– Frequency 28’800 vibrations per hour
– Chronometer-certified (by the COSC)
– Sapphire crystal see-through back case

Functions and displays
– Chronograph equipped with 30min counter at 12 o’clock, 12-hour counter at 6 o’clock and central second hand
Hours, minutes, small seconds.
– Tachometer scale from 240 to 55km/h engraved on the bezel
– Date
– Minute track graved on the dial

Strap
– Natural black rubber
– Limited and numbered edition of 500 in stainless steel and 500 in black
– DLC-coated steel.

Gran Turismo Alfa Romeo

Case
– Stainless steel
– Total diameter 44.00 mm
– Thickness 14.36 mm
– Water resistance 100 metres

Movement
– Mechanical self-winding movement
– Number of jewels 25
– Power reserve approx. 46 hours
– Frequency 28’800 vibrations per hour
– Chronometer-certified (by the COSC)

Functions and displays
– Hours, minutes, small seconds
– Date
– Minute track graved on the dial

Strap
– Natural black rubber
Limited and numbered edition of 500

Table clock Alfa Romeo

– PVD black steel case and black leather with red stitching, black dial with index
– Function hour-minute-second

Travel alarm clock Alfa Romeo

– Steel case, black dial with index, function hour-minute-alarm

For additional information, please visit or contact:

Chopard Boutique
Lot G33, Starhill Gallery,
Jalan Bukit Bintang,
55100, Kuala Lumpur.
Tel: (+603) 2148 3189 / 2148 3050



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