Hot In May, racing fans and high-end watch enthusiasts once again gathered in Monaco, excited by the double waving of the black and white checkered flag. The first dance of the flag witnessed the exciting moment when the championship car broke the finish line and won the world’s top championship; the second wave marked the launch of the new Excalibur Spider Pirelli Single Flying Tourbillon by Roger Dubuis and Pirelli. With the single flying tourbillon watch, the new timepiece was on the road only a few minutes after the end of the competition, announcing the beginning of the second quarter of cooperation between the two brands. The new design expresses multiple passion elements, including an additional PitStop Collector Box with interchangeable straps, these straps carry the color of the winning tire’s logo-each color echoes the extraordinary creation A high-speed alliance between the brand of timepieces and the legendary tire manufacturer.
Roger Dubuis Roger Dubuis took to the racing stage in 2017 with several stunning timepieces in the same “disruptive” international event, not only working with Italian design leader Italdesign to enter the prestigious The Geneva International Motor Show also revealed the ‘Perfect Fit’ alliance with Pirelli and the ‘Raging Mechanics’ alliance with Lamborghini … these compelling collaborations for Roger Dubuis offers the ideal opportunity for the brand to invite its customers into the mecca of high-end racing, clearly witnessing the extraordinary ideas inspired by “the extraordinary vision of engineers and the extraordinary creativity of watchmakers”. In 2018, Roger Dubuis’ concept of ‘flying’ is not only applied to superb and sophisticated timepieces, but also reflected in the overall creative performance of the brand-its iconic Excalibur King series has once again expanded its strong lineup, Speeding.
Classic colors, exclusive marks
In these latest timepieces created in collaboration with top racing brands, Roger Dubuis applies Pirelli’s unique classic color symbols to watch straps to show amazing design combinations: these straps are set next to Pirelli-certified tire rubber that has actually won in official races. In the face of this year’s new schedule, Roger Dubuis and Pirelli Pirelli once again entered the battlefield, launching the Excalibur Spider Pirelli Single Flying Tourbillon single flying tourbillon watch, equipped with high-complexity tourbillon that challenges gravity. In addition, the advent of this extremely complex machine was accompanied by a surprise, bringing a series of exciting moments to the loyal racing fans and watch lovers at the end of the event: Roger was waving a few minutes after the checkered flag was declared over, Dubuis Roger Dubuis hot new timepiece is wearing a new exclusive jersey, ready to gallop on the track. At the same time, these enthusiasts will be glad to learn that this exclusive store watch will be accompanied by a Pitstop strap collection box (PitStop Collector Box). Inspired by the world of cars, this ‘repair station’ set contains at least seven different straps, echoing the seven Pirelli tyre logo colors that had been heroic in the previous season. Each strap carries a portion of the Pirelli logo (appears on the side of a high-speed racing tire) and is paired with the color symbol Pirelli uses to track its winning tires. The same symbol will appear on the certificates of authenticity issued by Pirelli and Roger Dubuis. Lucky buyers of these gorgeous watches will also get another exciting event-related experience: in total, they will be able to get an extra strap (with the color of the Monaco winning tires) at the Singapore Motorsport event in September this year.
The Excalibur Spider Pirelli Single Flying Tourbillon provides a unique and ultimate customer experience, echoing the spirit of Pirelli’s ‘Perfect Fit’, and the famous three-second tyre change station on the top track. The strap and buckle are equipped with a quick-release mechanism that allows you to change the strap in less than 3 seconds! This exclusive exclusive store version with a black DLC-coated titanium case and a limited edition of 28 has a new start button and bridge design, and provides a perspective view of the fascinating RD508SQ manual-winding movement. It also features a power reserve display. Unique black Astral Skeleton design. The single flying tourbillon is set at 7 o’clock, and its periphery is surrounded by a small second-hand chronograph lap with a car tacho style, while the colorful power reserve display shows the coolness of the racing cockpit fuel gauge. The Excalibur Spider Pirelli Single Flying Tourbillon will also be available in a retail version for other watch specialty stores. This version will not be equipped with a special store version of the strap gift box, but will still provide an extra strap .
For watchmaking and ultra-fast machinery lovers, please note: This extraordinary brand will accelerate the gallop again, creating the next disruptive legend that will shake the world.
Excalibur Spider Pirelli Single Flying Tourbillon
Case: Black DLC-coated titanium case, 45 mm in diameter; black markings on the bezel
Dial: Black and red / orange / yellow / green / white / blue / purple hollow dial and bezel with white SLN luminous
Rhodium-plated graduations of paint; black PVD-coated 18K gold hands with black transfer bezel and padding
Needle filled with white SLN luminous paint
Water resistance 5 bar (50 m)
Strap: Dual-material strap with black rubber frame and a real Pirelli winning racing wheel inside
Tyre skin, 7 colors, with red / orange / yellow / green / white / blue / purple stitching
Unique Pirelli tire pattern
Buckle: Black DLC-coated titanium folding clasp
Movement: RD508SQ manual winding mechanical movement
Yield: 28 pieces-exclusive in exclusive stores
Certification: Mark of Geneva (Poinçon de Genève)
RD508SQ Movement:: Hollow Flying Tourbillon
Manual winding mechanical movement
Mechanical movement with manual winding, flying tourbillon at 7:30 and power reserve display at 9:30
Functions: hour and minute display, power reserve display
Decoration: skeletonized movement, rhodium-plated finish, round grained main splint, Celtic cross-shaped tourbillon frame, fully refined according to the Geneva mark standard
Diameter: 16 French cents
Thickness: 4.28 mm
Vibration frequency: 3 Hz (21,600 vibrations per hour)
Power reserve: 60 hours