Porsche and TAG Heuer Collaborate on New $6,000 Timepiece
Porsche and TAG Heuer have collaborated in the past in various capacities, but the two brands have never formalized that partnership until now. Porsche and TAG Heuer are now official strategic partners, and to consummate the marriage, the two are launching the delightful — and expensive — TAG Heuer Carrera Porsche Chronograph.
Inspired by the “Carrera” name that both brands have used since the onset of their histories, two versions of the Carrera Porsche Chronograph are available.
Bugatti’s New Timepiece Collection from Jacob & Co. Is a Bank Account’s Nightmare
Bugatti is known as much for record-setting supercars as it is for establishing relationships with premium brands from other industries. Just recently, the French carmaker partnered with premium audio company Tidal Audio to create a new line of Royale home audio systems.
Not content with slapping its badge on these gargantuan speakers, Bugatti went ahead and reconnected with old-running mate Jacob & Co. to create a limited edition version of the latter’s already limited Chiron Tourbillon timepiece.
Jacob&Co Twin Turbo Furious Bugatti 300+ - Or How to Spend $580k On a Watch
Supercar-inspired watches? Yeah, we’ve seen our fair share of those. You’d also think that this fad would go away at some point, but apparently, there are plenty of rich people willing to pay a fortune on a watch that matches their garage speed demon.
For those, luxury companies such as Geneva-based Jacob&Co are happy to create the most outlandish timepieces inspired by actual hypercars. And that’s how we can tell you more about the Bugatti Chiron Super Sport 300+-inspired Twin Turbo Furious watch.
Buy a Decent House or this $280,000 Bugatti Watch with a Tiny, Working W-16 Inside
We keep seeing reports about an upcoming financial crisis caused by the COVID-19 pandemic and the subsequent lockdown, but they’re not stopping many luxury companies from rolling out new products. That’s the case with Jacob & Co., which just released a very expensive watch. It’s called the Bugatti Chiron 16 Cylinder Tourbillon, it’s inspired by the French supercar, and it costs an eye-watering $280,000.
The Artisans de Genève La Barrichello Watch Costs More Than a 2020 Chevy C8 Corvette
Former Formula 1 race driver Rubes Barrichello has teamed up with Swiss watchmaking shop Artisans de Genève to created a timepiece based on a Rolex chassis. The watch is, of course, inspired by the mechanics of Barrichello’s former F1 cars and has been heavily customized - with plenty of class, that is - to the driver’s personal preference. Oh, and yeah, it’s more expensive than the new 2020 Chevrolet Corvette C8. We’ll get to that in a minute.
Hey, Chevrolet, Where’s Our Corvette C8-Inspired Watch?
Ask any car guy you know about the industry’s hottest topic of the year, and we’re willing to bet our lunch money that 99-percent will answer “the 2020 Chevrolet C8 Corvette, duh!” And for good reason. The new Corvette C8 is not only a massive shift in paradigm for Chevrolet as it adopts a mid-mounted V-8 for the first time in history but also a worthy adversary for its competitors. Again, we’re not talking just about performance here, which is on par with what’s expected from a car of this ilk. No, sir. We’re talking about the immense value-for-money the C8 Corvette will offer once it hits the market. Priced at just under $60,000, the new Vette looks on the brink of (hopefully) poaching customers from Lamborghini, Porsche, McLaren, Ferrari, and even Bentley, if we are to believe Chevy’s statement that the C8 has grand touring abilities. On that note, here’s our question: when are we going to see a Corvette C8-inspired watch?
This $24,000 Grand Seiko Watch Celebrates the Nissan GT-R
Slowly but steadily approaching its retirement, the mighty Godzilla of the automotive world has been receiving facelifts and special editions as part of Nissan’s strategy to keep buyer interest as high as possible. But there’s no denying that the R35 Nissan GT-R is an aging beast. One that, should you ask for our two cents, has aged exquisitely. Speaking of getting old and all that, 2019 marked a massive milestone for the Nissan GT-R: 50 years since the first generation GT-R say daylight wearing the “Skyline” moniker. The year was 1969. And that’s precisely what Grand Seiko wanted to encapsulate with a special-edition, limited-run watch that kills two birds with one stone: celebrate five decades of the GT-R and two decades of Grand Seiko’s Spring Drive chronograph.
MB&F’s HM7 Red Platinum Watch Has a Six-Figure Price Tag
In the vast world of timepieces, MB&F has made a name for itself by creating some of the most eccentric watches you can buy today. Don’t get ahead of yourselves just yet, the price tags are coined in such a way to reflect the creativity and the precious materials that go into such a watch, but it’s the place the inspiration comes from that entices the most. Like, in this case, where the MB&F HM7 has been inspired by a jellyfish. Wait until you find out its price, though.
TAG Heuer Autavia Collection
Few brands share a concrete-solid connection with motorsport. Subsequently, very few watchmakers have been involved in racing disciplines as TAG Heuer. So those familiar with the brand’s heritage will undoubtedly like this: TAG Heuer is bringing back the Autavia with a classy interpretation illustrated by a collection that comprises five watches.
A Jacob & Co. Oil Pump Watch Costs More Than a Ferrari
Jacob & Co. has just launched another jaw-dropping wristwatch that blends together art, modern tech, and old-school watchmaking. Come to think of it, you’ll need two jaws for Jacob & Co.’s latest chef d’oeuvre: one for when you see it and the second for when you learn its price tag. According to HypeBeast, the watch will wear a price tag of $380,000.
This One-of-a-Kind Bullitt 50 Watch is Being Raffled Off By Drive Toward a Cure
Car-themed watches have been a thing for decades now, and today almost every high-profile automaker offers at least one. Needless to say, most of them aren’t cheap either. The latest to hit the market is inspired by the iconic Bullitt Mustang, and it’s more than just a fashion accessory. Only one was made, and it’s being raffled for charity.