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Wednesday 01 July, 2009 - 12:10 PM EDT

Breitling for Bentley - The Bentley Mulliner Tourbillon

Extremely rare watch





The Bentley Mulliner Tourbillon is an extremely rare watch that comes from the magnificent blend between two traditions of excellence: Breitling and Bentley. Each Mulliner Tourbillon chronograph is customised according to which the wishes of its future owner are, as the owner is free to choose the case material (platinum, yellow gold, rose gold or white gold), the dial colour or the shade of the crocodile leather strap. According to it unique wooden ring on its caseback, it is available in range of six veneers. This mechanical features the Breitling Calibre 18B, a Tourbillon Chronograph movement exclusive to Breitling for Bentley. Also, it is equipped with the “30-second chronograph” mechanism with 15-minute totalizer and pointer-type date display.

Model: Mulliner Tourbillon
Production Years: 2005-Current
Movement: Breitling 18B
Power Reserve: 42 Hours
Water Resistance: 50m
Bezel: Bidirectional
Crown: Screw-Locked
Crystal: Sapphire
Diameter: 48.7mm
Thickness: N/A
Weight: N/A
Bracelet: Crocodile Strap
Lug Width: 24mm
Watchwinder Direction: N/A
Reference Numbers: h18841, k18841, j18841


Complications:
4-Year Calendar, Chronograph, Moon Phase, Tourbillon





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Wednesday 01 July, 2009 - 09:40 AM EDT

Lamborghini Blancpain Super Trofeo Adria

July 23rd 2009, Spa Francorchamps (Belgium)

The first race in the Lamborghini Blancpain Super Trofeo got off to a flying start in Italy on Saturday May 16th, organised within the FIA GT championship on the famous Adria racing track. As title sponsor of a championship that is truly unique in the world, Blancpain is proud to be participating in this international sports event. Its President and CEO Marc A. Hayek took the wheel of a gleaming Gallardo LP560-4 decked out in the livery of the Manufacture Blancpain. Competing alongside famous driver Peter Kox from the Netherlands, Marc A. Hayek placed third after the second round.


The first Lamborghini Blancpain Super Trofeo race roars off the starting grid: a podium for the President of Blancpain!

Sporty by nature right through to the last component, the Super Trofeo Chronograph is issued in a limited edition of 300*.
The next five European legs of the season are scheduled to take place between June and
October of this year, as follows:
• Norisring (Germany), June 26-28
• Spa Francorchamps (Belgium), July 23-25
• Silverstone (UK), August 15-16
• Catalunya (Spain), September 18-20
• Paul Ricard (France), October 2-4

Ethos
The Lamborghini Blancpain Super Trofeo was launched on Saturday 25 October 2008 at the Hockenheimring circuit, Germany.
The series will make its debut in 2009 and feature:
• A Gallardo LP 560-4 bespoke race car, promoting the four-wheel drive concept
• Racing on some of Europe’s legendary circuits
• Expected grids of 20+ race cars
• Professional and ‘Gentlemen’ drivers (International competition licence A, B or C)
• Lamborghini support across all elements of race organisation: administration, hospitality, merchandise, technical, spare parts, etc.
• Exclusive and stylish trackside presence, the Super Trofeo Village

Race format
In 2009, the Super Trofeo will consist of six race weekends, with an allowance of two drivers per race car. Each race meeting consists of:
1×30 minute free practice session
1×30 minute qualifying session
3×40 minute races
Super trofeo village
At the heart of the Lamborghini Blancpain Super Trofeo weekend is the Super Trofeo Village. The style, quality and layout of which naturally complements the Lamborghini brand. Within the Super Trofeo Village, a boutique features both Automobili Lamborghini and Super Trofeo merchandise, whilst the series title sponsor, Blancpain, showcases its watch collection, with demonstrations from its master watchmaker.

Technical specification
• Engine V10 5.2 litre IDS with 570 hp
• 4-wheel drive (4WD)
• Six-speed robotized gearbox
• Racing ABS
• Steel racing brakes
• Racing tyres by Pirelli
• 18” lightweight competition wheels
• Aerodynamic performance kit
• No launch control system












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Wednesday 01 July, 2009 - 09:20 AM EDT

Breitling For Bentley - The Flying B

Dedicated to the “winged B” mascot



The Bentley Flying B model was dedicated to the “winged B” to the mascot of the most prestigious British cars as an original and luxurious creation. It’s audacious rectangular case reflects the elegance of a coupé or a convertible through opulence, sophistication according to its design and of course the original display mode with jumping hours at 12 o’clock. The dial is a masterpiece of artistic quality and craftsmanship as it is distinguished by a riches of particularities such as the motif inspired by Bentley instrumentation, hour-markers sculpted from mother-of-pearl, or the subtle touch of colour in the central zone echoed in the jumping-hour window. The Breitling Bentley Flying B features, as al Breitling for Bentley models, the Breitling Calibre 28B mechanical self-winding movement, officially chronometer-certified by the COSC. The caseback is decorated with the legendary Bentley “Flying B”.


Movement
Breitling Calibre 28B with jumping-hour mechanism, chronometer-certified by the COSC, mechanical selfwinding, high-frequency (28,800 vibrations per hour), 27 jewels.
Case
steel, red or white gold. Water-resistant to 100 metres. Screw-locked crown. Curved sapphire crystal, glareproofed both sides. Dimensions: 38.5 x 57.3 mm.
Dials
Mother-of-pearl, Royal Ebony, Neptune, Amber, Desert Dune, Bronze.
Strap
Barenia leather, crocodile leather, rubber/Speed B.









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