Breitling for Bentley – Bentley GT & Bentley GT Racing – New Models (2009)

GT. Grand Tourer. These two initials stand for the exceptional breed of sports cars of which Bentley continues to build the finest and most powerful models, such as the Continental GT. The Bentley GT chronograph was fired by the same spirit of performance and exclusivity, starting with the size, which is more compact than the other models in the collection.

The dials of the Bentley GT are adorned with chromed counter rings and the distinctive Bentley “diamond quilt” motif applied to the upholstery of its sportiest models. On the engine side, the Bentley GT is equipped with a high-performance movement, chronometer-certified Breitling Calibre 13B with day/date calendar.

In terms of instrumentation, it is equipped like all Breitling for Bentley chronographs with a variable tachometer. Used in conjunction with the chronograph, this exclusive system makes it possible to measure average speed, whatever the time elapsed, the distance covered or the speed reached.

Giving a nod in the direction of motor sports, Breitling reinterprets its Bentley GT chronograph in an even more sophisticated version called “Bentley GT Racing”. While the case retains the more compact size that distinguishes it from the other models in the Breitling for Bentley collection, it features distinctive finishing alternating surfaces that are fine-brushed on top and polished on the side.

This subtle contrast is picked up on the Speed bracelet. A medallion on the caseback displays the silhouette of the Bentley Continental GT, the most powerful of all cars produced by the prestigious British manufacturer. As on the GT version, the dial is adorned with the “diamond-quilt” motif characteristic of the upholstery on the sportiest Bentley models.

Technical details

  • Movement: Breitling Calibre 13B, officially chronometer-certified by the COSC, selfwinding, high-frequency (28,800 vibrations per hour), 25 jewels. 1/4th of a second chronograph, 30-minute and 12-hour totalizers. Day and date calendar
  • Case: steel. Water-resistant to 100 metres. Screw-locked crown. Rotating pinion bezel with variable tachometer (circular slide rule). Cambered sapphire crystal, glareproofed on both sides. Diameter: 44.80 mm
  • Dials: Royal Ebony, Storm Grey, Silver Storm, Burnt Oak
  • Strap/bracelet: Barenia leather, crocodile leather, rubber/Speed


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