Vintage chronograph with its chronometer-certified programmed movement celebrates Chopard's continuing commitment to the legendary a thousand Miglia racing car.
As Chopard's co-president, Karl-Friedrich Scheufele's passion intended for mechanical watches matched his / her passion for collecting as well as racing vintage cars. Selection way to indulge his a couple of passions than racing the valuable 1000 Miglia in Italia? Chopard has been the official timekeeper and partner of the classic multitude of Miglia race since 1988, celebrating its partnership having new models every year. For that 2021 edition of the thousands of Miglia, which runs by June 16 to 21, Scheufele will be driving their Mercedes-Benz 300 SLR, combined with racing legend and good friend Jacky Ickx. To remember the brand's 34th house warming of its commitment to get a year in a row, Chopard has released two versions with the Chronometer-certified Mille Miglia 2021 Race Edition chronograph: a small edition of 1, 000 parts in stainless steel and 300 pieces in two-tone stainlesss steel and ethical rose gold.
classic beauty The 1000 Miglia contest in Italy is a common car lover's dream come true. Actually a 1, 000-mile (1, 618 km) race from Brescia to Rome and backside, racing legends Tazio Nuvolari and Sir Stirling Tree form part of the folklore from the 1000 Miglia. In 1955, Moss and his navigator, Dennis Jenkinson, set the all-time undefeated record to this day. Grass crossed the finish line inside a Mercedes-Benz 300 SLR following 10 hours, 7 mins and 48 seconds, the full 30 minutes ahead of more experienced F1 driver Juan Manuel Fangio. Discontinued after a tragic collision in 1957, the one thousand Miglia was restarted inside 1977 as a time and stability test. The 375 autos approved to race throughout 2021 complied with the principles allowing only " major cars of the 24 velocity versions of the 1000 Miglia held between 1927 and also 1957".
Scheufele first raced the a thousand Miglia in a red Hyundai 300 SLR Gullwing with 1989, showcasing some of the best, least common and most valuable historical cars and trucks, with Icks as his or her co-pilot. In more than 12-15 1000 Miglia races, background repeats itself, this year Scheufele and Icks join forces along with lead a team of 5 Chopard cars - along with a 1954 Ermini Sport 1100 and Fiat 1100 Zagato Coupe - driven from the team The guests drove the particular stature of French enduro champion Romain Dumas.
This year, there's something totally new about the event: For the first time as its revival in 1977, typically the 1000 Miglia will take any counter-clockwise course and include often the mountain pass. Departing through Viale Venezia in Brescia at 1 . 30am in June 16, the most well-known car will leave the actual starting ramp and the other folks will be staged at one-minute intervals in order of age. Coming from Brescia, the car will go on the Tyrrhenian coast via Andatura della Cisa (mountain pass), stop in Viareggio, and depart the next day for 350 kilometers to Rome. The third lower-leg will be the most challenging and may cover 400 kilometers coming from Rome to Bologna, which includes two mountain passes instructions Passo della Futa in addition to Passo della Raticosa. Eventually, in the final race a prior weekend not too long ago 19 June, the individuals will travel from Bologna to the finish line within Brescia.
MILLE MIGLIA 2021 Tournament Copy The Chopard Mille Miglia 2021 Race Version is contoured like a stunning historic car in levels of competition, bringing the spirit of basic rallying to the wrist. To make a racing style, the large 44mm high case features a tachymeter bezel and piston wathe pushers with a height involving 13. 79mm. Bezel inside stainless steel or 18k moral rose gold with polished black color ceramic insert and whitened lacquered tachymeter scale. According to the model, the pushers as well as crown are in stainless steel or perhaps rose gold and are polished to be able to contrast with the sporty satin-brushed finish on the case. Using a twist-lock crown and screw-down case back, this timepiece is water-resistant to a hundred meters. In addition , details just like the tread embossing on the brain of the chronograph buttons along with the steering wheel on the crown may delight petrol heads.
Gray dial with reddish dash The dial connected with both versions is an sophisticated grey, galvanized on a instruments base, and the small mere seconds dial exudes an attractive spherical satin-brushed finish. Red can be used to indicate the central time counter seconds and the hands in the 30-minute and 12-hour subdial at 12 and 6th o'clock, respectively. Two top to bottom aligned silver chronograph surfaces protrude from the grey snailed interior of the dial and also the small seconds subdial from 9 o’clock. In fact , the particular snail pattern in the tiny seconds sub-dial is the centrepiece of the circular satin cleaned finish, making the grey call even more vivid. The reddish colored arrow 1000 Miglia emblem points to the date windows at 3 o’clock, which is included with a practical magnifying glass. The best applied hour-markers with magic or gold-plated frames as well as the hour and minute palms are treated with Super-LumiNova. Last but not least, a silver-coloured or black-marked flange for the minutes/seconds varieties the dial.
Automatic Chronometer Certified Movements The Brescia-Rome-Brescia lettering and the checkered flag with all the 1000 Miglia arrow brand are engraved on the bottom of the watch case back, and it is an automatic stop-watch movement with Valjoux 7750 architecture. Beating at twenty eight, 800vph, this 240-part movements offers a 48-hour power reserve and is also COSC-certified.
Infiniti Miglia 2021 Race Release in stainless steel with cut black calfskin strap along with red stitching and dark rubber lining with nineteen sixties Dunlop racing tire take. Two-tone stainless steel and rose gold colored are similar, but without the crimson stitching; both are secured into the wrist by a brushed and also polished stainless steel folding form. Stainless steel model, Ref. 168571-3009.
TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS - CHOPARD MILLE MIGLIA 2021 RACE EDITION
Case: Diameter 44mm x H13. 79mm -- Stainless steel or two-tone stainless and 18k ethical rose gold colored, satin-brushed and polished : Stainless steel or yellow gold bolt locking crown - Steel or yellow gold bezel together with black ceramic insert along with white Lacquer Tachymeter Level - Screw-In Case Backside With 1000 Miglia Company logo - Anti-reflective Sapphire Ravenscroft - 100m Water Resistance Dial: Grey with around satin-brushed finish - Interior bezel with minute in addition to second hands - Super-LumiNova applied indexes and hour or so and minute hands rapid Red pointed hands to get chronograph indication - 30-minute counter at 12 Hours, 12-hour counter at 6, on the lookout for o'clock Small seconds instructions Date window with magnifier at 3 o'clock -- red 1000 Miglia antelope logo Movement: Programmed chronograph with Valjoux 7750 architecture - 240 parts - 25 jewels : 28, 800vph/4Hz - forty-eight hours power reserve - COSC certified Strap: Metal: Black calfskin with pierced and red stitching, plastic lining with Dunlop sporting tread pattern and metallic folding clasp Iron and rose gold models: dark-colored calfskin with black sewing and perforations, rubber coating with Dunlop racing stand pattern and steel flip-style clasp Reference: Guide. 168571-3009 Steel. Ref. 168571-6003 Steel and rose gold colored.