is the new official timekeeper of the classic car race series, Tour Auto
. The popular race among vintage car enthusiasts takes their rides on a scenic route in France before reaching the finish line. In addition to being the official timekeeper for the event, luxury Swiss watch maker Audemars Piguet will also offer a limited edition watch in honor of the event. It will be the Royal Oak Offshore Tour Auto 2010 Chronograph watch. Set in the standard Royal Oak Offshore case, the racing flat inspired dial has a great look. Tone of slate, white, silver, and red mix to together with visual elements that are all about speed. Note the little checkered flag pattern near the top right part of the tachymeter scale.
In a 42mm wide steel case, the back of the watch has a specially engraved design for the Tour Auto 2010 event. Inside the watch is a Audemars Piguet in-house made caliber 2363/2840 automatic movement, that has been beautifully hand decorated. The strap is leather with a perforated exterior. A nice luxury watch for fans of the event.
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