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Coordinate Your Watch With Your Ride

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Well, if you happen to be driving an Infiniti, that is – and you happen to be one of a fortunate 200 people.  Bell & Ross have introduced a new 44 mm timepiece in the form of the  BR02-8 Carbon Case Purple 8 Pro Dial.  The tie to the Infiniti brand is slightly tenuous, in my opinion.  Per the information I could find, it’s in the form of the purple hue found on the second hand and at the 8 o’clock position.  Apparently, that’s the same hue as is used in the LED backlighting on current Infiniti models.

Those adjustments aside, it is a striking piece.  It seems very readable, and a somewhat understated piece.  Something that could quite easily blend in in any environment.  So, if you have an Infiniti and a spare five grand, this may be the piece for you to seek out!

  • Movement: Automatic mechanical ETA 2982
  • Functions: Hours, minutes and seconds (all central hands). Date with quick correction
  • Case: Diameter 44mm, steel with matte black PVD finish, screw-in winding crowns, decompression valve
  • Back: Screw-down, steel with engraving of the Infiniti signature. Bell & Ross insignia etched below
  • Dial: Black. Infiniti purple-coloured seconds pointer and number ‘8’. Index and hands covered in a photo-luminescent coating for optimal night reading. Unidirectional internal bezel toothed and graduated to 60 minutes
  • Glass: Anti-reflection sapphire crystal
  • Water-resistance: 1,000 metres
  • Straps: Black rubber
  • Reference: BR 02 Purple 8 Pro Dial
  • Price: €3,500 or $5,080
  • Unique edition of 200 examples worldwide

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