Today in Geneva, Hublot's CEO Jean-Claude Biver, side by side with Ernesto Bertarelli, the president of Alinghi, unveiled the chronograph sporting the colours of the Swiss Defender of the 33rd America’s Cup.
Swiss Made expertise was the toast of the hour this evening on the shores of Lake Geneva, as the exclusive, limited edition Hublot "King Power Alinghi" watch made its debut. The pride of the participants was swelled by immense motivation felt on all sides to defend the Swiss colours together in a few weeks' time, when Alinghi and Oracle do battle on the water.
The King Power Alinghi echoes the expertise and precision of the Defender yacht built for the America’s Cup. New developments, cutting edge technology and materials, a focus on the excellence of resources and sharing the highest level of skills are qualities which link the two companies.
Jean-Claude Biver hopes that the King Power will bring the catamaran luck in this extraordinary challenge: "Alinghi already has an enormous range of skills and qualities, as well as the motivation to win, and we wish to demonstrate to them how proud we are to be their partner and to show them our support through this chronograph in the yacht's colours!".
The Hublot King Power Alinghi watch
|Case||:||“King Power”, diameter 48 mm in microblasted black ceramic |
|Bezel||:||Microblasted black ceramic with moulded black rubber, with 6 relief black PVD H-shaped titanium screws |
|Crystal||:||Sapphire with interior/exterior anti-reflective treatment |
|Bezel Lug||:||Black composite resin |
|Lateral Inserts||:||Black composite resin |
|Case-back||:||Microblasted black ceramic |
|Crown||:||Black PVD titanium with black rubber insert |
|Push-pieces||:||Black PVD titanium with black rubber insert |
|Screws||:||Black PVD titanium |
|Water resistance||:||100 m or 10 ATM |
|Dial||:||Sapphire with anti-reflective treatment, multilayered, additional matt black counters, index with black nickel, black SuperLuminova™, Alinghi logo at 9 o'clock |
|Hands||:||Satin-finished microblasted black nickel with black SuperLuminova™ |
|Movement||:||Mechanical skeleton chronograph with automatic winding, carbon bridges, calibre Hublot HUB4400 |
|No. of Components||:||252 |
|Bridges||:||Microblasted black chrome |
|Screws||:||Black PVD |
|Oscillating||:||Weight Tungsten carbide with black PVD treated dimpled surface |
|Main plate||:||Microblasted black chrome |
|Barrel||:||With reinforced spring |
|Escapement||:||Glucydur hairspring |
|Power Reserve||:||42 hours |
|Wristlet||:||Adjustable articulated black rubber |
|Clasp||:||Microblasted black ceramic and black PVD steel |
|Edition||:||limited to 333 pieces numbered from 01/333 to 333/333 |