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IWC Ingenieur Chronograph Sport Edition 50th Anniversary of Mercedes-AMG

Marina Milojević | 05.31.17 | 01:50 PM

Mercedes-AMG, the high performance division of Mercedes-Benz is celebrating an important anniversary this year. The iconic producer of high performance sports cars, and IWC Schaffhausen’s long-standing partner, is turning 50. To mark this special occasion, IWC unveils an exclusive limited edition from the Ingenieur family.

IWC Ingenieur Chronograph Sport Edition “50th Anniversary of Mercedes-AMG”

The IWC Ingenieur line has been recently updated with a design inspired by the look of the first generations of stylish classics from 1950s. The new Ingenieur range will be available in IWC boutiques from fall 2017, but the novel watch family is already getting a newcomer. The special edition IWC Ingenieur Chronograph Sport Edition 50th Anniversary of Mercedes-AMG is a sporty-elegant chronograph powered by the powerful IWC-manufactured movement. The watch combines Swiss precision engineering and spectacular design, thus embodying the values that connect two prestige companies.

IWC Ingenieur Chronograph Sport Edition “50th Anniversary of Mercedes-AMG”

The piece comes in a special limited edition comprising 250 individually numbered watches. Crafted from lightweight yet highly resistant titanium, the watch case features magnetic field protection designed in the style of a brake disc. The silver-plated dial with tachymeter scale beautifully complements the natural color of titanium. The case measures 44 mm in diameter and is 15.9 mm thick.

Ingenieur Chronograph Sport Edition “50th Anniversary of Mercedes-AMG”

The Ingenieur Chronograph Sport Edition “50th Anniversary of Mercedes-AMG” (Ref. IW380902) is powered by the IWC-manufactured 89361 caliber with flyback function. Just like with the first Ingenieur from 1955, the movement is enclosed in a soft-iron cage for protection against magnetic fields. The lower part of the cage, with its AMG brake disc-inspired design and indentations arranged in a radial formation, can be admired through the sapphire crystal case-back. The chronograph movement is mounted on 38 jewels, and it beats at a frequency of 28,800 vibrations per hour. The caliber powers functions for hours, minutes, small seconds, and chronographs with elapsed hours, minutes and seconds.

Ingenieur Chronograph Sport Edition “50th Anniversary of Mercedes-AMG”

Ingenieur Chronograph Sport Edition “50th Anniversary of Mercedes-AMG” is priced at 12.600 CHF, or around € 13.000 EUR. The back of its case is adorned with a commemorative engraving A TRIBUTE TO ONE MAN, ONE ENGINE” is a reminder that the performance components from Mercedes-AMG are assembled from the bottom up in the engine manufacturing department by a single mechanic. For futher information, visit iwc.com.

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