A distinctive celebration of design and freedom: Breitling's Top Time Classic Cars Capsule Collection pays homage to the classic sports cars of the 60s.
This unconventional trio of racing chronographs is inspired by the Chevrolet Corvette, Ford Mustang and Shelby Cobra, three icons of American automotive culture. The watches themselves are a tribute to Breitling's top time models from the 60s, designed for "young and active professionals." The current reinterpretations in a modern-retro key are perhaps even more youthful and light-hearted.
«What matters is the journey, not the time and the moment. And this is true both when you are standing fumbling under the hood and when you are enjoying a Sunday getaway to celebrate these beautiful machines. ”Says Breitling CEO Georges Kern.
Disruptive chronographs with a touch of automotive flair are distinguished by bold dial colors, with inserts in orange and yellow or red and blue, and calfskin themed straps.
The stainless steel caseback has engraved the single car's logo with impressive precision, and the chronograph pushers highlight the dial.
All three watches are water resistant to 10 bar (100 meters).
The series includes the Top Time Chevrolet Corvette in red and black, inspired by the impactful design of the Corvette C2 from the mid-60s, a model that enthusiasts also called the "Sting Ray". Fun Fact: Did you know auto maker Louis Chevrolet was a racing driver
running Swiss born in La Chaux-de-Fonds, the capital of watchmaking? Then we find the green and brown version of the Top Time Ford Mustang, inspired by the model developed in record time in 1964 that started a new kind of compact and economical sports car. Do not
it took a long time to position itself as an icon, also thanks to the success among rock stars and Hollywood actors and the important role played in cinema. The Top Time Shelby Cobra in blue and brown completes the trio. Our mood board for this watch revolves around the formidable car created by legendary driver and designer Carroll Shelby. Born for racing in the 60s, this sports car combined classic British chassis construction with inventiveness
American motor engineering. The watch winks at one of its signature liveries, the blue one with white racing stripes.