JACOB & CO UNVEILS NEW LIMITED EDITION BUGATTI CHIRON TOURBILLON TIMEPIECES
Updated: Mar 30
Linking the beating heart of the Bugatti engine that powers the most advanced hyper sports cars in the world and the finest of haute horology ...
Introduced earlier this year in in April 2020, Jacob & co. unveiled the x bugatti chiron tourbillon a timepiece that brought together the most important feelings that are synonymous with the bugatti brand, as the iconic 16-cylinder bugatti engine comes to life in timepiece form for the first time. Representing the artistry, dedication and skill portrayed by the chiron1, four new editions of the timepiece have been revealed as the pinnacle of the automotive industry meets the height of watchmaking.
Intricately designed and crafted with extraordinary detail, the four new Chiron Tourbillon watch editions epitomize Bugatti in every way. The timepiece features a stunning movement in all versions of the watch, comprising 578 components and marrying engine and watch design in one astonishing creation. Displayed as an engine block, scaled down as a true descendent of the famous 8.0-litre W16 engine, the on-demand engine animation is placed under a huge sapphire crystal. In addition, powering the timepiece is a flying tourbillon movement, inclined at 30 degrees.
These new versions of the Chiron Tourbillon are reimagined with new material choices for ultimate personalization. Inspired by the flowing lines of the Chiron, the overall shape of this stunning timepiece is shaped to suit its automotive counterpart. The first option is made of a solid block of sapphire crystal with a sapphire crystal caseback, using sapphire crystal for the crowns and pushers, and secured on the wrist by a rubber strap with a titanium buckle clasp. The second possibility – limited to 72 pieces – features an 18-karat Rose Gold case, with a special anti-reflective sapphire crystal, an 18-karat Rose Gold open caseback and black DLC titanium crowns and pushers embossed with the Bugatti logo. This version includes a rubber strap with a black DLC titanium and 18-karat Rose Gold buckle clasp.
Limited to 52 pieces, another option features a case made of 18-karat Rose Gold material, set with sparkling white diamonds, with an anti-reflective sapphire crystal, plus an 18-karat Rose Gold open caseback and crowns and pushers made of 18-karat Rose Gold and set with baguette white diamonds – again embossed with the Bugatti logo – and secured by a rubber strap with an 18-karat Rose Gold buckle clasp decorated with white diamonds. Finally, the version with a case made of 18-karat White Gold set with 391 black and white diamonds (approximately 20 carats) is the definition of premium luxury. The 18-karat White Gold open caseback is matched by crowns and pushers set with baguette white diamonds, with the rubber strap and an18-karat White Gold buckle clasp set with 18 white diamonds (approximately 1.76 carats).