News May 2010

Scuderia Ferrari One By Cabestan

The most exclusive watch ever to honour automobile racing

The Watch Quote™ - April 21st, 2010

Cabestan and Ferrari have partnered to jointly design and produce a limited edition luxury timepiece to celebrate the Prancing Horse’s Formula 1 racing history, deeply inspired by Ferrari race car technology and design.

The result of this magical collaboration: 8 cubic centimetres of pure mechanical perfection and exacting design perfectly embodying the Scuderia Ferrari DNA.

The Scuderia Ferrari One by Cabestan will only be made available to Ferrari clients

To reach deep into Ferrari DNA, Jean-François Ruchonnet teamed up with the Ferrari design team in Maranello, led by Design Director Flavio Manzoni. The two worked together to identify elements in Ferrari's Formula 1 race cars that would become the basic design components.

The case embodies speed, power and aerodynamic perfection, and is made of a titanium alloy created for components of Ferrari Formula 1 cars. The single crystal enhances the distinctive visual lineage that is unmistakably Ferrari. On the sides, a special magnesium alloy was used to create likenesses of race car wheels and the lug nuts, that are emblematic of motor sports.

The motor is perfectly visible with its large wheel, stylishly engraved lightweight aluminum rotary drums and carbon fiber center plate. Even the leather strap, captures the emotion of Daytona leather seats of Ferrari automobiles.

The nucleus of the motor with its vertical gear-trains is a vertical tourbillon coupled with a miniature chain and fusée, a 6-speed automatic transmission, that compensates the torque curve of the mainspring and delivers a constant force to the movement resulting in amazing accuracy : ± 1 second per day.

The result is an exceptional timepiece, perfectly embodying the passion, excitement and performance of the Scuderia Ferrari.

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Scuderia Ferrari One By Cabestan

Technical data

  • Jointly developed by Jean-François Ruchonnet and the Ferrari Design Centre team inspired by Ferrari Formula 1 racing technology, materials and design.
  • Calibre CAB EC 101, manually wound with Swiss lever escapement, entirely conceived, developed and built by the Cabestan manufacture.
  • 809 components fully assembled and regulated by hand.
  • Tourbillon regulated at 6 positions with constant force delivered by a system comprised of a chain and fusée (6-speed automatic gear system to equalize torque).
  • Frequency: 21 600 alt/h or 3 HZ.
  • Bréguet-style overcoil, Geneva stud.
  • Balance amplitude : 240°.
  • Vertical system of nickle-plated bronze wheels; rhodium-plated bottom plateand bridges; steel pinions.
  • Stainless steel 160 mm chain with 235 links and 156 rivets, assembled manually.
  • Central divder in carbon fibre composite used in Ferrari Formula 1 cars, with Scuderia Ferrari logo.
  • Manual finishing of all components : beveling, polishing, drawing, graining and hooping.
  • Hours, minutes and seconds displayed on three engraved aluminum rotary drums, markings in Super Luminova using Ferrari fonts.
  • Power reserve of 72 hours displayed on an engraved aluminum rotary drum, markings in Super Luminova using Ferrari fonts.
  • Case made of titanium, supplied by Ferrari, with a hand-fitted thermo-formed crystal.
  • Two functional side wheels for rewinding and time setting with stainless steel centre and magnesium rims; two decorative side wheels.
  • Sapphire case back showing the commemorative plate and the limited series number out of a total of 60 timepieces.
  • Bracelets in high quality Ferrari leathers with handmade edges, folded back and sewn, with interior leather in red or yellow.
  • Deployant buckle with dynamometric rewinding key stored under the metal cover.
  • Dynamometric stylus for rewinding and time setting.
  • Handmade wooden storage case.
  • Ferrari anti-counterfeiting security label.
  • Booklet for ownership certificate, instructions and guarantee.

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