To celebrate the release of new Bentley Continental Supersports car, Breitling is launching a new limited edition watch with the ability to connect to a smartphone. The piece in question is called Breitling for Bentley Supersports B 55. It is a titanium-housed sport piece with a carbon fibre dial and a host of functions that are especially suited for petrolheads. The watch works on an in-house Superquartz movement with chronometric certification.
Tribute for the most Powerful Bentley
Bentley has recently presented Continental Supersports car which is a pretty big deal for the British car manufacturer since it is its most powerful and the fastest car ever. Such a feat naturally deserves a special watch model made by the brand’s long term partner from the world of watchmaking, Breitling. For the latest collaboration of two brands, Breitling opted for a timekeeper with modern features. The watch operates on a proprietary Superquartz movement which has the ability to connect to a smartphone in order to display and store various measurements on this device as well. These measurements naturally include several different manners to record the info that is relevant to all race car drivers. Among them there are chrono rally, regularity rally, chrono race and lap timer functions. Of course, since Breitling for Bentley Supersport B55 is a quartz timer that is made for the world of car racing, its stop watch feature is extremely precise, up to 1/100th of a second. The passionate drivers will be pleased to know that the supported LC backlight feature can be activated with a push of a button or with a simple tilt of an ankle which can be very handy during the race.
Thanks to its COSC certified manufacture Breitling Calibre B55, the watch also has a lot of other convenient features such as a countdown timer, multiple alarms, two time zones, analog and digital 12/24 display for the time, as well as a perpetual calendar that has the info for days of the week. Finally, there is also a battery end-of-life indication.
Apart from the features of the piece, its built is also influenced with its purpose. Breitling for Bentley Supersport B55 has a light round case made of titanium. The case has the diameter of 46 mm (unfortunately, there is still no data about the thickness of the piece). Like all Breitling for Bentley models, the novelty likewise features a knurled bezel that replicates the appearance of a Bentley car grill. The inner bezel features an electronic tachymetric scale which will also please all dedicated race drivers and enthusiasts.
Under the sapphire crystal with a double anti-reflective treatment, one can notice a blackish gray carbon fiber dial. It is ana-digital, with a large single Arabic numeral indication on the top and with two digital sections. For enhanced legibility, the watch has the mentioned backlight, as well as oversized hour markers and red central hands. The latest Breitling for Bentley is water resistant to 100 meters.
Breitling Supersport B55 is paired with a black rubber strap. To be more exact, it is TwinPro attachment. It locks with a folding clasp. Unfortunately, we still do not know the official price of the newcomer. However, there is no doubt that it will not be an issue for those who are planning to buy a new sports car to which the watch is dedicated to. Breitling for Bentley B 55 is issued in the restricted series of 500 pieces. If you are not a petrolhead but you do like the way the watch looks and works, the next closest thing to it is Breitling Exospace Evo model from the regular offer.