Panerai-Ferrari - New Scuderia Watch

Nov 20, 2007
The Scuderia watch collection by Officine Panerai sports a few distinctive features - the Prancing Horse on the yellow shield with the Italian tricolor and the Ferrari logo. This remarkable range of models has been developed while applying unique techniques and style.

Inspired by Legendary Cars

The range of the Panerai watches forming the Scuderia collection clearly reflects Italian know-how technological skills and creative approach towards watch-making.

The first Ferrari car left the House of Maranello halls sixty years ago and in really short time became a star of the first magnitude in the world of sports cars. In the same period of time, watches developed by Officine Panerai quickly became part of the equipment used by underwater divers. Today Panerai watches, symbolizing reliability and accuracy, are true icons of sports watchmaking.

The two prestigious companies share the genius of Italian creativity. The combination of their remarkable skills gave birth to the Ferrari engineered by Officine Panerai watches. Panerai's specialists conducted a profound study of the legendary cars, the culture and the traditions of the celebrated car producer.

The timepieces were inspired by the materials used for the mechanical parts, the engines and the design of the automobiles' bodywork created by the famous House of Maranello. Ferrari Panerai watch models are significantly different from the classic designs introduced by the brand. In some magic way the Panerai Ferrari wristwatches arouse the same sensations and emotions as a Ferrari car.

New Watch's Peculiarities

The new Panerai Ferrari Scuderia Chronograph 40 mm watch is provided with automatic winding. Its precision is guaranteed by a chronometer certificate issued by C.O.S.C. The timepiece boasts 100-meter water-resistance.

The Ferrari Scuderia Chronograph has been housed in a relatively small case (just 40 mm in diameter) to provide comfortable wearing for every wrist, even female one. To come up with the basic design of the new Ferrari watch, the brand has conducted a special ergonomic research.

The square with rounded corners case crafted in steel is provided with polished finish and brushed edges. The bezel features brushed finish. You will also notice screw-down chronograph push-pieces and winding crown embellished with the Ferrari logo and rims with square-grid pattern.

The black dial of the Ferrari Panerai watch reveals the yellow Ferrari shield at 12 o'clock, 60-minute scale, and the tachymeter scale on the flange. The small continuous seconds dial is positioned at 3 o'clock, while the minute counter is found at 9 o'clock. the small seconds and minute counter hands are colored in yellow. The luminous baton hour and minute hands provide supreme readability. The central chronograph hand is also yellow.

The Ferrari Scuderia Chronograph 40 mm watch offers the following functions: hours, minutes, small seconds, chronograph with two counters and tachymeter scale.

Accurate Movement

In the heart of the Ferrari Scuderia Chronograph 40 mm there beats the Panerai automatic caliber OP XXIII at frequency of 28,800 alternations per hour. The mechanism comprises 37 jewels and offers an advantage of 42-hour power reserve.

The automatic caliber characterized by perfect finishing is embellished by Cotes de Geneve decoration and the blued screws. The rotor of the movement is engraved with the Prancing Horse.

The Panerai Ferrari Scuderia Chronograph 40 mm watch goes on a black leather strap provided with contrasting white sewing. The inner part of the strap is executed in yellow alligator with yellow sewing. The folding personalized buckle is characterized by a polished and brushed finish.

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