Hublot revealed a new Limited edition called MP-05 LaFerrari. It was one of the highlights at Baselworld this year. And if you think Hublot is innovative, you do not realize how far they are ready to go in order to create outstanding timepieces. Check this out.
Every year all great Watch manufacturers meet at Baselworld and their aim is to make their annual business and for sure to compete in terms of innovation and their capacity of being outstanding. And in this field Hublot is a world champion. One of their annual highlights was a Timepiece called MP-05 LaFerrari. A 50 day power reserve, basically a world record for a hand-wound Tourbillon wristwatch. The inspiration? The new supercar by Ferrari called LAFERRARI. Check the launch video of the car and you will understand the level of expectancy.
Developed along the Car development itself in a complete collaboration with Ferrari team, Hublot achieved the exceptional. To celebrate the launch of such a exceptional car, Hublot accomplished world record in watch making.
They created a 50 day power reserve thanks to its 11 barrels. The barrels are aligned and interconnected like a spinal column. Instead of discharging one after the other, they actually support each other in order to push the limits of energy. The watch also contains 637 components which makes it the most watchmaking components of all. On top of this performance, it has a tourbillon. It is a true concept watch.
The time display is very original and yet understandable. On the top left side you can see the power reserve indicator and on the right top side you have the hours and the minutes. Chech here all technical details:
- Reference 905.ND.0001.RX
- Series 50 numbered pieces
- Case Black PVD made of titanium
- Functions Hour and minute indicated by anodised black aluminium cylinders
- Power reserve indicated by an anodised black aluminium cylinder
- Seconds indicated by an anodised black aluminium cylinder
- SuperLuminovaTM markings
- Suspended vertical Tourbillon
- Ergonomic time-setting system under the case middle (wrist side)
- Invisible manual winding
- 11 series-coupled barrels
MOVEMENT TECHNICAL DETAILS
- Movement dimensions: Ø 45.8 x 39.5 mm
- Thickness: 15.30mm
- Tourbillon cage diameter: Ø 14.50 mm
- Number of jewels: 108
- Number of components: 637
- Frequency: 21’600 Vib/h (3Hz)
- Power Reserve: 50 days
Here is a picture of Mr Luca di Montezemolo, Chairman of Ferrari with the watch during the official presentation of the new super car. It shows how strong the partnership with Hublot is.
And here a mood video about this amazing project:
An exceptional Timepiece for an exceptional Brand. Only 50 units were produced so we can say that only a small number of happy few will have the pleasure to wear this watch. Check out the brand website for more details:
Feel your heart race… I do.
Info sourced at Baselworld during the Brand private presentation for Luxuryactivist.com. All content is copyrighted with no reproduction rights available.