Chopard has acted as the official timekeeper of this Italian classic auto rally Mille Miglia. Does Chopard’s co-president take part in the 1000-mile race, but in addition the yearly event sees the debut of exclusive timepieces to observe the events. This season, Chopard presents the Mille Miglia GTS Azzurro Chronograph. The first is the automatic-winding bit exhibiting a date function as well as the power reserve, which is presented in the kind of a gas estimate. Meanwhile, the Mille Miglia GTS Azzurro Chronograph provides an exact mechanical chronograph, as well as three subdials, which can be evocative of the instruments installed in classic cars.
Mille Miglia GTS Azzurro Power Control
The newest Power Control comes at a 43 mm stainless-steel case, although the crown, bezel, hands and indices are created from 18-carat increased gold. The satin-brushed’Azzurro’ blue dial contrasts with the’1000 Miglia’ red arrow, which shows the date at 3 o’clock. Meanwhile, the energy reserve is displayed at 9 o’clock and elicits a gas gauge.
An open caseback allows the wearer of this new Power Control to observe the in-house calibre 01.08-C at work. The automatic motion with 251 parts supplies a power reserve of 60 hours and can be COSC-certified. The steel ring round the sapphire crystal caseback bears the words’Brescia > Roma > Brescia’, plus the amount of this watch — of which 500 pieces are available.
Mille Miglia GTS Azzurro Chronograph
The Chopard Mille Miglia GTS Azzurro Chronograph includes a 44 mm stainless-steel case as well as a shiny steel bezel. The mechanical chronograph measures time intervals up to 12 hours using COSC-certified precision. Both subdial counters in 12 and 6 o’clock screen the time quantified. Additionally, small seconds can be read at 9 o’clock, even though a date window is located at 3 o’clock. The employed indices are well as the hour and minute hands are covered with Super-LumiNova.
Powering the model is really a mechanical chronograph with automatic winding. The motion is composed of 240 components and has a frequency of 4 Hz. The power reserve is 48 hours. The design of a chequered flag with the Mille Miglia arrow within is engraved on the stainless-steel caseback. Furthermore, as with all the Power Control, the Chopard Mille Miglia GTS Azzurro Chronograph features the words’Brescia > Roma > Brescia’ along with the identification number of the item — of which 750 are offered.
The Chopard Mille Miglia GTS Azzurro Chronograph is water-resistant to 100 m and is presented on a blue calf leather strap with a toaster buckle.