Baselworld 2011 Preview: Breitling for Bentley Supersport Lightbody Watch

Mar 09, 2011

Luxury car giant Breitling for Bentley recently announced their achievement of setting a new world speed record on ice. A Bentley Continental GTC Supersports car drove a remarkable speed of 205.48 on ice near Oulu, Finland on the frozen Baltic Sea, and thus surpassing Breitling for Bentley’s ice speed of 199.83 mph set in 2007. During this record-setting moment driver Juha Kankkunen wore a Breitling Supersports Light Body Watch, Breitling’s latest chronograph set to be released at this year’s Baselworld in commemoration of this occasion.

The limited edition Breitling for Bentley Supersport Light Body watch will have a design reminiscent of the Supersports Convertible with a 45mm titanium case, red detailing, and a a dial design inspired by a car dashboard. This watch is sure to look classy and unique as well as maintain the distinctive flair of Breitling for Bentley. The Light Body watch will also stay true to its name and have a rubber strap to keep the watch as light as possible.

Technical Specifications

Movement: Breitling Calibre 27B, officially chronometer-certified by the COSC, self-winding, high-frequency (28,800 vibrations per hour), 38 jewels. 1/4th of a second chronograph, central 60-minute totalizer, combined 60-minute and 12-hour totalizer.

Case: titanium, 1,000-piece limited edition.

Water-resistant: 100 m. Screw-locked crown. Bidirectional rotating pinion bezel with variable tachometer (circular slide rule). Cambered sapphire crystal, glare-proofed on both sides.

Diameter: 49 mm

Dial: Royal Ebony

Strap: Rubber

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