A true tribute to Mexico! Hublot unveils the limited edition BIG BANG FERRARI MEXICO. The timepiece fuses design, materials and mechanics in way that uniquely addresses the respective DNA of Hublot and Ferrari: innovation, performance, technology and exclusivity. The launch of this exclusive piece coincides with the Grand Prix’s return to Mexico.
Exceptional sports watches in honour of exceptional racing cars. In 2015, to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Big Bang, Mexico will receive its very own set of exclusive limited edition Big Bang Ferrari timepieces fashioned with aesthetical nuances that is unique and distinctive to our local shores.
In November 2011, Hublot and Ferrari announced their partnership, with Hublot becoming the exclusive watchmaker of Ferrari. A comprehensive agreement covering the full branding, marketing and communication spectrum, including “Official Watch” of Ferrari, “Official Timekeeper” of Ferrari, “Official Watch” of Scuderia Ferrari and “Official Timekeeper” of the Ferrari Challenge.
Ricardo Guadalupe, CEO of Hublot, commented:”Exclusivity, technology, passion, style: Hublot and Ferrari share many core values. Today, we are extremely proud to unveil the second Big Bang Ferrari Mexico Limited Edition with a bezel made of green carbon fiber. This is truly a fitting symbol for what unites two such highly prestigious brands because we share the same values: raw passion, a love of perfection and technical precision right down to the smallest detail.”
Each timepiece will come with two interchangeablestraps – Schedoni leather or black carbon fiber sewn onto black rubber – with an innovative quick-change system inspired by the safety seatbelt mechanism.
The absence of superfluous accessories brings out the fusional and rational aspects of the Big Bang Ferrari Mexico’s unique design, a pure expression of the values that characterize the sports spirit of Ferrari and at the same time the inimitable Hublot style.
One of the strongest and most noticeable features of the timepiece is the bezel made of green carbon fiber – creating a link with Mexico’s national flag.
Clad in a shade of distinctive Green & Red,housed in a 18K King Gold or black ceramic case with a cylindricalgreen carbon fiber bezel, and black rubber and Schedoni leather strap with green stitching – it is a nod to not just the Mexican colours but also an homage to the Ferrari prestigious signature.The Big Bang Ferrari Mexico Limited Edition (45.5 mm in diameter) showcase the in-house flyback chronograph UNICO movement visible through the sapphire dial.
With just a rarity of 25 numbered timepieces available in 18K King Gold, and 50 numbered timepieces in Ceramic, the case back of the watch also features the discreet legendary Prancing Horse surrounded by the National Mexican colors.
The UNICO movement can be compared to the best possible engine to power a racing car, and it was selected, then designed and developed by Hublot to power the Big Bang Ferrari. With no fewer than 330 components, the column wheel and dual horizontal coupling appear on the dial. Frequency of 28,800 vibrations per hour. The movement has 72 hours of power reserve, and is water resistant to 100 metres.An indexed crown (with Hublot’s ‘H’ logo automatically positioning itself to remain in line) features elongated push buttons, fixed along a rotating axis like the pedals in a car whilst carbon inserts give the case a distinctive look.