YEMA x ALPINE Endurance Team collection

French watchmaker YEMA has announced a new partnership with ALPINE Endurance Team for the next 3 seasons of FIA’s World Endurance Championship (WEC). As part of that partnership, a new collection has been specially designed and developed for the French racing team.

YEMA Rallygraf A470 Limited Edition Automatic Chronograph

Inspired by the ALPINE A470 race car, this new Rallygraf A470 Limited Edition has been exclusively designed and developed for the French racing team set to compete in FIA’s World Endurance Championship (WEC).

It houses the iconic ETA Valjoux 7753 calibre, the Swiss automatic chronograph movement known for its precision and reliability.

YEMA Rallygraf A470 Limited Edition Automatic Chronograph

The 39mm diameter stainless steel case features slightly sharper angles and bevels, all in a refined polished finish. The YEMA Rallygraf A470 has a steel tachymeter bezel in circular brushed finish in contrast with the polished steel case. The chronograph’s striated/polished pushers resemble engine pistons.

YEMA Rallygraf A470 Limited Edition Automatic Chronograph

The YEMA Rallygraf A470 Limited Edition comes with a vintage dashboard style dial in gradient blue. This bi-compax dial’s iconic design has made the success and reputation of Rallygraf models since the 1960s. Sub-registers finished in brass take on the shape of a vintage automobile dashboard.

YEMA Rallygraf A470 Limited Edition Automatic Chronograph

ALPINE’s A logo is elegantly placed as a counterweight to the central chronograph seconds hand and engraved on the crown, while ALPINE’s Endurance Team logo appears between the sub-registers.

YEMA Rallygraf A470 Limited Edition Automatic Chronograph

The caseback, decorated with ALPINE Endurance Team logo, benefits from an improved and more qualitative finish. It is also engraved with a unique number from 001 to 470 and the mention LIMITED EDITION.

YEMA Rallygraf A470 Limited Edition Automatic Chronograph

Inspired by the ALPINE A470 race car, the YEMA Rallygraf A470 is a limited edition of 470 pieces.

Technical details

Case
Polished 316L stainless steel
Diameter: 39 mm
Thickness: 12 mm
Lug width: 20 mm
Circular brushed stainless steel tachymeter bezel with black markings
Pushed crown with ALPINE logo embossed
1.80 mm sapphire double domed crystal
Water resistance: 10 BAR / 330 feet / 100 m

Movement
Calibre ETA 7753
Automatic movement
Frequency: 28,800 A/H
Power reserve: 48 Hours

Functions
Hours, minutes
Chronograph counters, minutes and seconds

Dial
Gradient blue
Applied markers in polished stainless steel
Polished stainless steel hands
Super-LumiNova BGW9

Strap
Leather Rallye strap
Polished steel clasp with engraved YEMA logo

Suggested retail price
$2,190

YEMA Rallygraf ALPINE Endurance Team Automatic

The new Rallygraf ALPINE Endurance Team has been exclusively designed and developed for the French racing team set to compete in FIA’s World Endurance Championship (WEC).

YEMA Rallygraf ALPINE Endurance Team Automatic

ALPINE’s A logo is elegantly placed as a counterweight to the central seconds hand and engraved on the crown, while ALPINE’s Endurance Team logo enjoys high visibility.

Quickly measure elapsed time and average speed by combining the chronograph function with the external “kilometres” bi-directional aluminium bezel and the inner “temps ecoule” chapter ring.

YEMA Rallygraf ALPINE Endurance Team Automatic

It has a vertical brushed 316L stainless steel case with polished bevel. The watch houses the second-generation in-house Caliber YEMA2000. Equipped with optimised components, this automatic movement offers a Daily Rate of +/- 10 s/d and a power reserve of 42h.

Technical details

Case
Vertical brushed 316L stainless steel case
Stainless steel polished bevel
Diameter: 39 mm
Thickness: 11.85 mm
Lug width: 20 mm
Bidirectional rotating bezel with aluminium insert
Pushed down crown with embossed ALPINE logo
Sapphire crystal glass
Water resistance: 10 BAR / 330 feet / 100 m

Movement
YEMA 2000 In-house Caliber
Self winding with ball bearings rotor
29 Rubies
28 800 A/h
Maximum rate of +/- 25 seconds per day
Adjusted to +/- 10 seconds per day
Power reserve: 42 Hours

Functions
Hours, minutes, seconds
Date at 3 o’clock

Dial
Black matt dial
Brushed steel hands treated with Super-LumiNova C1
Sweeping second hand in ALPINE blue

Bracelet
316L stainless steel with brushed finish
Rallye leather strap

Suggested retail price
$ 990

YEMA Rallygraf Meca-Quartz ALPINE Endurance Team

The YEMA Rallygraf Meca-Quartz ALPINE Endurance Team model features 39mm diameter stainless steel case, topped with a tachymeter scale. It is available in three dial versions: white dial with blue counters, Panda (white dial with black counters), and Reverse Panda (black dial with black counters).

YEMA Rallygraf Meca-Quartz ALPINE Endurance Team chronograph with white dial and blue counters

ALPINE’s logo acts as a counterweight to the chronograph’s central hand. The design of the hour and minute sub-registers are inspired by vintage race car dashboards.

YEMA Rallygraf Meca-Quartz ALPINE Endurance Team chronograph with white dial and black counters

The YEMA Rallygraf Meca-Quartz ALPINE Endurance Team watch comes with a high-quality 2.00mm thick K1 double domed mineral crystal for a resolute vintage look.

YEMA Rallygraf Meca-Quartz ALPINE Endurance Team with black dial and white counters

The time functions of Seiko’s VK64 hybrid movement are powered by a quartz caliber while the chronograph’s function is controlled by a mechanical module which results in a smooth sweeping second-hand movement. The design of the hour and minute sub-registers are inspired by vintage race car dashboards.

YEMA Rallygraf Meca-Quartz ALPINE Endurance Team

The case-back features ALPINE’s Endurance Team logo, stamped with a hydraulic press in polished & brushed finish.

Technical details

Case
Polished stainless steel 316L
Diameter: 39 mm
Thickness: 11 mm
Lug width: 20 mm
Matt aluminum bezel with tachymeter scale
Pushed crown with ALPINE logo embossed
2 mm double dome K1 mineral crystal glass
Water resistance: 10 BAR / 100 m / 330 feet

Movement
Caliber Seiko VK64
Mechanical-Quartz Hybrid
Frequency: 32,768 Hz

Functions
Hours (12/24), minutes, date
Seconds, minutes chronograph

Dial
Mat finish
3 versions: White dial with blue counters/ Panda (white dial with black counters)/ Reverse Panda (black dial with black counters)
Applied steel hour markers
Polished steel hands
Super-LumiNova BGW9

Bracelet
316L stainless steel mesh bracelet or Rallye leather strap

Suggested retail price
$399

ALPINE Endurance Team is a French motorsport team that competes in FIA’s World Endurance Championship. ALPINE is present in the LMP2 category since 2011. The team has won the 24 Hours of Le Mans three times (2016, 2018 and 2019) and has been crowned World Champion twice (2016 and 2019).