Hublot has announced the appointment as the Official Watchmaker of Formula 1™ and as part of this multi-year agreement will produce a range of high tech, limited edition, luxury Formula 1™ watches and exploit the additional designation Hublot – The Official Watch of Formula 1™ on an exclusive and global basis.
Hublot is delighted to have elevated itself to an unassailable position in Formula One motor racing by securing an agreement with the iconic brand itself. Formula 1™ epitomises cutting-edge technology, high performance, precision and international sporting glamour and this globally revered brand will now inspire a new generation of fabulous Hublot timepieces.
Hublot is to initially mark its presence with the creation of a special watch in the form of the F1™ King, a restricted production run of a King Power model incorporating the famous F1™ logo in white gold, as well as a further Limited Edition Series in the colours and style of the most prestigious Grands Prix.
A Hublot boutique will present its collections in the Formula One Paddock Club™ at several events and the company will run a guest hospitality programme throughout the F1™ season. The series of watches dedicated to Formula 1™ will be directly inspired by the world of F1™, combining the finest know-how and manufacturing processes at the cutting edge of research and high tech materials.
“King Power”, diameter 48 mm in microblasted black ceramic
Bezel:Microblasted black ceramic with moulded black rubber, with 6 relief black PVD H-shaped titanium screws
Crystal:Sapphire with interior/exterior anti-reflective treatment
Bezel:Lug Black composite resin
Lateral Inserts: Black composite resin
Case-back: Microblasted black ceramic
Crown: Black PVD titanium with black rubber insert
Push-pieces: Black PVD titanium with black rubber insert
Screws:Black PVD titanium
Water resistance :100 m or 10 ATM
Sapphire with anti-reflective treatment, multilayered, additional matt black counters, index with black nickel, black SuperLuminova™, F1 logo at 9 o’clock
Hands: Satin-finished microblasted black nickel with black SuperLuminova™
Mechanical skeleton chronograph with automatic winding, carbon bridges,calibre Hublot HUB4214
No. of Components: 252
Bridges: Microblasted black chrome
Screws: Black PVD
Oscillating Weight: Tungsten carbide with black PVD treated dimpled surface
Main plate: Microblasted black chrome
Barrel: With reinforced spring
Escapement: Glucydur hairspring
Power Reserve: 42 hours
Adjustable articulated black rubber
Clasp: Microblasted black ceramic and black PVD steel
Limited to 500 pieces numbered from 01/500 to 500/500