Debut: Chopard Grand Prix de Monaco Historique 2016 Race Editions

Chopard Grand Prix de Monaco Historique- Ambiance - Perpetuelle

The 2016 Grand Prix de Monaco Historique just wrapped up, with drivers and automobile fans brought together for another fund competition featuring exceptional vintage racing cars.  Since 2002, Chopard has served as sponsor and official timekeeper of the biennial Grand Prix de Monaco Historique.  As such, Chopard always dedicates a special timepiece (or two) to the prestigious race.  Presented here are the two 2016 Grand Prix de Monaco Historique race editions by Chopard.  Wonderful Watches Replica Replica with great materials, colors and strap options!

 

Chopard Grand Prix de Monaco Historique 2016

Limited edition 500 (titanium + steel) or 100 (rose gold)

44.5mm x 14.1mm case, automatic mechanical COSC caliber 46 hrs power reserve

Chopard Grand Prix de Monaco Historique 2016 - Steel - Orange - 168570-3002 - Perpetuelle

Case material aside, both pieces share several racing-inspired design elements:  pushers shaped like engine pistons, a grey bezel with a tachymetric scale, and a screwed caseback engraved with the Automobile Club de Monaco logo secured with specially designed screws that are reminiscent of bolts.

Chopard Grand Prix de Monaco Historique 2016 - casebacks - Perpetuelle

The silver-toned, snailed dial is enlivened by the darker-tone grey and silver-toned chronograph counters and blue hands, while the minute ring is punctuated by applied hour-markers featuring the collection’s characteristic arrow shape.

Rose Gold = Ref. 161294-5001

priced at $21,300

Chopard Grand Prix de Monaco Historique 2016 - rose gold - blue 161294-5001 - Perpetuelle

Two interchangeable straps are included:   a beautiful perforated Barenia calfskin strap with orange or blue accent stitching, and a grey NATO strap bearing orange or blue racing stripes for a more relaxed style.

Steel/Ti = Ref. 168570-3002

Priced at $6,890

Chopard Grand Prix de Monaco Historique 2016 - - rally strap - Perpetuelle

Wonderful Watches Replica Replica.

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On a related note — Chopard will also again partner with another major racing event, the annual Mille Miglia, in Italy.  In addition to serving as world sponsor and official timekeeper of the vintage car rally, Chopard has launched the newest limited edition Watch Replica in the Mille Miglia timepiece collection – the Mille Miglia 2016 XL Race Edition.  We’ll take a look at this new piece, very soon.