News December 2008

Ferrari Scuderia Chrono 1/8th second

This chrono seems to be moving in parallel with the fastest Ferrari of all time, the Enzo

The Watch Quote™ - December 21st, 2008

The Ferrari Scuderia Chrono 1/8 th second watch by Panerai - ref.: FER00025>
The yellow shield typical of the Scuderia Collection, the hands of the same colour, as well as the inscription Tachymeter, the two subsidiary counters, one for the minutes and the other relating to the 1/8th-second function, the Prancing Horse engraved on the visible rotor; all of these are the aesthetic components which distinguish this chronograph.

It is supplied with two straps, one in rubber with the inscription “Ferrari” longitudinally incised and the other a reserve one in black calf with cayman lining. The Panerai calibre OP XXI movement is fitted with 42 jewels and makes 28,800 alternations/hour. A watch of outstanding sports character, it is offered in a unique edition of 300 units. The sense of acceleration demonstrated by this chronograph, its preciousness and use of the most advanced technology, the uniqueness of the limited series, all seem to be moving in parallel with the fastest Ferrari of all time, the Enzo which bears the name of the founder of the company.

Launched in 2002, this was the fastest ever gran turismo from the Prancing Horse, capable of exceeding 350 kilometres per hour. It is a Formula 1 car for the road, combining the advantages of a Grand Prix single seater and the qualities of a road car. Michael Schumacher, the driver with the most Formula 1 Driver’s titles of all time, participated in testing it, providing valuable advice for perfecting the car’s performance, its roadholding and its safety.

Produced in 399 examples, the Enzo has now evolved with the FXX, an edition of 29 models, star of a project without precedent: its owners may drive it only on the track and they take part as test drivers in a programme designed to bring about further developments.

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Ferrari Scuderia Chrono 1/8th second

Ref.: FER00025

Movement:Automatic mechanical, Panerai calibre OP XXI, 13¼ lignes, 42 jewels.
Monometallic Glucydur® balance, 28,800 alternations/hour.
Incabloc® anti-shock device.
Power reserve 42 hours, bridges with Côtes de Genève decoration.
Rotor engraved with the Prancing Horse.
Functions:Hours, minutes, chronograph split-seconds with two counters, one with 1/8th-second sub-divisions, tachymeter scale.
Case:Diameter 45 mm, in steel with polished finish and brushed edges, screw-down chronograph push-pieces, winding crown with the Ferrari logo and rim decorated with square grille pattern.
Bezel:Steel with brushed finish.
Back:In steel, screw, with sapphire crystal window decorated with metal grille pattern;
round the edge is engraved the inscription “Engineered by OFFICINE PANERAI”.
Dial:Black with the Ferrari shield applied at 12 o’clock, 60-minute scale with Arabic numerals every 5 minutes, tachymeter scale on the outer edge, minute counter at 3 o’clock and 1/8th-second dial at 9 o’clock with applied cone-section metal rings.
Hands of 1/8th-seconds dial, minute counter and central chronograph seconds hand in yellow, luminous baton hour and minute hands.
Crystal:Sapphire 1.9 mm thick with anti-reflective treatment.
Water-resistance:100 metres (10 bar).
Strap:Strap in rubber with incised Ferrari inscription, adjustable personalised buckle in brushed steel with the edge of the closure in polished finish.
Spare strap in black leather with contrasting stitching, inner lining in yellow cayman with yellow stitching.

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