Spyker Chronograph Watches Revealed
Gallery: Spyker Chronograph Watches
The design of the watch all over is heavily inspired by the brand's automobiles. You can see cues all over the pieces that can be found in the cars such as the quilted style stitching on the leather straps (like the car's seats), the perlage polish on the dial (like on the car's dashboards), the chronograph subdials that resemble the car's instrument gauges, the automatic rotor that looks like a spoked racing wheel, and more - even down to the hour markers. It is no accident that this watch is meant to be worn in combination with the brand's fine custom cars.
Inside the watch is an automatic chronograph movement with a power reserve indicator complication. It is a modified and decorated Swiss ETA 7750 movement. You can see the movement through the sapphire caseback window. As a timepiece, the Spyker Chronograph is no mere novelty. It is going to be priced at between $9,750 (in steel) up to $30,500 (in rose gold), with some pricing in between. While it does not have the hallmarks of a very serious item of haute horology, it should satisfy watch lovers who are interested in a Spyker themed timepiece, as well as buyers of the cars who want the ultimate accessory for their new polished metal rides. Spyker watches are going to be made entirely in Switzerland, and the watches are to be limited edition, with 100 pieces per style.
Ariel Adams publishes the luxury watch review site aBlogtoRead.com.