The longest ever partnership between an automotive manufacturer and watch brand releases into the world an exceptional member. Launched at the Geneva Motor Show, the Breitling Premier Bentley Limited Edition encompasses the highest quality, exquisite craftsmanship, outstanding performance and unrivalled luxury.
In celebration of 100 years of motoring from Bentley Motors, the design is the latest model in Breitling’s refined Premier collection. Chairman and Chief Executive of Bentley Motors, Adrian Hallmark expressed, ‘shared values work together in an authentic way to enhance the performance of both’.
“With our extraordinary motoring heritage of 100 years to build on, we are now firmly focused on a future characterised by our passion for innovation. Both Bentley and Breitling are defined by their unwavering technological progress, world-leading craftsmanship and a modern and pioneering spirit.”
“The new Premier Centenary Limited Edition is a testament to our globally successful partnership of many years and to our commitment to the future.”
While Breitling CEO Georges Kern adds that the new watch reflects the brand’s values shared with the British automotive company. “The Premier Bentley Centenary Limited Edition is a celebration of Bentley’s history, its luxury, and its incredible racing pedigree as well as its important, intimate connection to Breitling”.
In 2003, Bentley commissioned Breitling to create an onboard clock that would reflect the luxury, quality, and extraordinary performance of the new GT to debut in Paris. And this year Bentley celebrated its 100th anniversary with the introduction of the Centenary Limited Edition – Continental GT Number 9 Edition by Mulliner in Geneva.
Breitling Premier Centenary Watch Specifications
Made in 18k red gold and stainless steel versions, the new Premier Centenary Limited Edition features outstanding design. Built on an elegant and uniquely eye-catching wooden brown burl elm dial with black subdials.
Powered by Breitling’s flagship Manufacture Caliber 01 which can be seen on its contrasting subdials. While, the in-house mechanical movement has an impressive power reserve of approximately 70-hours, that is visible through a unique transparent caseback. Lastly, the dial features a white tachymeter scale on a black inner bezel around the dial, with a red tachymeter inscription.
Presented on a brown leather strap with pattern and stitching inspired by the seats in a Bentley. While the stainless steel version will be available on the brown Bentley-inspired leather strap or on a stainless-steel bracelet.
For an added touch, engraved on the left side of the steel case is a “Bentley” inscription, reflecting the dashboard of the historic supercharged 1929 “Blower” Bentley. Finally, the science behind the design places the watch above the rest, leaving it as a COSC-certified chronometer as an independent confirmation of its precision.