Bulgari has long been making headlines for its exceptional, world-record-setting timepieces. Now, watch and car lovers can expect to race to the finish line with the all-new Bulgari X Ducati partnership. The first watch resulting from this collaboration between iconic Italian brands is the Bulgari Aluminium Chronograph Ducati Special Edition watch and it is a surefire winner.
Made of aluminium, titanium and rubber, the inaugural watch born of this relationship is setting the bar very high thank to the exceptional aesthetics, precision mechanics and top-notch quality. Could we expect anything less from these two brands?
The bold red and black 40mm watch features a red Ducati dial with three black subsidiary dials and date. The numerals 10, 11, 12 are a nod to the Ducati dashboards. The Bulgari Aluminium Chronograph Ducati Special Edition watch boasts a rubber bezel with the iconic Bvlgari Bvlgari logo. The strap is perfectly matched to the dial for added appeal.
Bulgari selected the Bulgari Aluminium for the first piece in this Ducati journey because it is the purest design for such a sport look. First making its debut in 1998, the Bulgari Aluminum has enjoyed many iterations since. This newest venture boasts a faster speed movement – beating at 4 Hz. In fact, the watch is powered by the mechanical automatic BVL 130 movement that times to one tenth of a second.
Water resistant to 100 meters, the watch features a titanium caseback with DLC coating and engraved Ducati logo and crown and pushers in DLC-coated titanium. The markers and hands are filled with Super-LumiNova for easy reading int eh dark. Just 1,000 pieces will be made, each retailing for $5,000.