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  • BMW’s All-Electric i4 Sedan Is Officially in Production
    BMW’s electrification efforts just took a giant step forward. The first production-series i4 sedans started rolling off the line at the company’s main manufacturing facility in Munich late last week. Not only does this suggest deliveries of the all-electric four-door can begin soon, but it’s also a sign that the… Read more
    Source: Robb Report – Cars Published on 2021-10-25 By Bryan Hood
  • Car of the Week: Own a Concours-Quality Mercedes-Benz 280 SL Restored by Bechtel
    I remember buying the 1969 June edition of Road & Track off the newsstand, back when such places were the only source of information for young car enthusiasts. The issue compared four luxury GTs: a Porsche 911T, a Jaguar E-Type, a Chevrolet Corvette and a Mercedes-Benz 280 SL. At the… Read more
    Source: Robb Report – Cars Published on 2021-10-25 By Viju Mathew
  • First Drive: Bentley’s 12-Cylinder Continental GT Delivers Old-School, High-Octane Athleticism
    Though Bentley has long leaned into its Art Deco–era reputation forged by large-displacement, Le Mans—winning racers, the 102-year-old British automaker seems amped about its electric future, having committed to a gas-free lineup in a scant nine years. But its fuel lines aren’t empty quite yet. The newest Continental GT variant,… Read more
    Source: Robb Report – Cars Published on 2021-10-23 By dsimms29
  • Watch: Pinanfarina Shows Off the All-Electric Sedan It Designed With Foxconn
    Earlier this week, Apple manufacturer Foxconn announced it was getting into the car business with a new line of electric cars. The EV line is called Foxtron, and the most promising of the trio is the Model E luxury sedan designed by Pininfarina. Now, the legendary Italian coachbuilder is sharing… Read more
    Source: Robb Report – Cars Published on 2021-10-22 By Bryan Hood
  • This Rare $24.3 Million California License Plate Could Soon Be the Most Expensive Ever Sold
    And you thought buying a brand-new supercar was expensive. An extremely rare license plate with the letters “MM” on it is currently up for sale in the state of California for $24.3 million. And because it’s still 2021, you aren’t just buying the plate, you’re also buying its matching one-of-a-kind… Read more
    Source: Robb Report – Cars Published on 2021-10-22 By Bryan Hood
  • EVs Are the Future, but Are They Really All That Eco-Friendly?
    It’s official: The singular reign of the gas engine has ended, usurped by the electric vehicle (EV). Hundreds of new EVs are coming to market in the next four years courtesy of more than 15 carmakers. And even the likes of Bentley and Rolls-Royce have made grand pronouncements of full… Read more
    Source: Robb Report – Cars Published on 2021-10-22 By Viju Mathew

International Watch Magazine

  • The U-Boat Bubble
    By Gary Girdvainis Under a domed crystal, a visible bubble quickly separates a U-Boat watch from most other watches. As this bubble dances over the dial, it actually serves the purpose of accommodating temperature variations that might otherwise damage the watch with the expansion of the limpid liquid within. The… Read more
    Source: International Watch Published on 2021-10-25 By Michael Thompson
  • Alpina Updates Heritage Dive & Pilot Models
    Alpina’s diver and Startimer pilot collection and its Seastrong diver series boast an impressive (and nicely priced) selection of contemporary and vintage-styled adventure watches. This week, the Geneva-based watchmaker adds one more watch to the vintage column of each collection, which Alpina dubs its Heritage series. The new Alpina Seastrong… Read more
    Source: International Watch Published on 2021-10-22 By Michael Thompson
  • MB&F LM Perpetual EVO Now in Titanium
    MB&F this week adds a vibrant blue-green color dial and a new case metal to the lineup of its Legacy Machine Perpetual EVO, which the pioneering independent watchmaker first launched in 2020. Seen initially cased in zirconium with an orange, blue or a black dial plate, the newest edition frames… Read more
    Source: International Watch Published on 2021-10-21 By Michael Thompson
  • Citizen Boosts Solar Energy with New Navihawk
    Citizen launches a new limited edition pilot’s watch this week in conjunction with 1% for the Planet and Everybody Solar, two energy conservation organizations. The watch, which joins the Promaster series, is an Eco-Drive (light- powered) Limited Edition Navihawk. The 48mm black ion-plated steel watch boasts a cobalt blue dial… Read more
    Source: International Watch Published on 2021-10-20 By Michael Thompson
  • Chopard Soars With High-Speed Alpine Eagle
    One of Chopard’s most impressive debuts from its wide-ranging late 2021 roster is the Alpine Eagle Cadence 8 HF, a limited-edition titanium watch tricked out with Chopard’s own ultra-high frequency escapement. The Chopard Alpine Eagle Cadence 8 HF. Operating twice as fast as a conventional escapement, Chopard’s L.U.C 8HF in… Read more
    Source: International Watch Published on 2021-10-19 By Michael Thompson
  • Franck Dubarry’s Crazy Wheels
    By Steve Huyton A few years ago I featured a very special watch called the Crazy Wheel by Franck Dubarry in my “Independent Watchmakers” book. This watch was really a last-minute inclusion because at the time I wasn’t that familiar with the brand. The original 43mm Franck Dubarry Crazy Wheel,… Read more
    Source: International Watch Published on 2021-10-18 By Steve Huyton
  • Patek Philippe Updates Three Chronographs
    Patek Philippe this week introduces new versions of three existing chronographs, including one (Reference 5905) with an olive-green dial set into a steel case with an Aquanaut-inspired steel bracelet. The other two debuts, new versions of Reference 5204 (a split-second chronograph with perpetual calendar) and Reference 5930 (a world time… Read more
    Source: International Watch Published on 2021-10-15 By Michael Thompson
  • Accutron Recalls Gridiron Nicknames
    As football season continues, Accutron reminds collectors that the inspiration watches for two of its new Legacy models drew catchy gridiron nicknames in the 1960s. The two models, the Accutron 565 and 203, were both initially launched in 1966 and were notable for their distinctive asymmetrical case designs, which accounted… Read more
    Source: International Watch Published on 2021-10-14 By Michael Thompson
  • Grand Seiko’s New Winter Scene
    The patterned white dial on the latest model within Grand Seiko’s Elegance Collection is meant to evoke the beauty of freshly fallen winter snow outside its watchmaking studios in the wooded Shinshu region of central Japan. That particular scene is known as Shizuri-yuki, which refers to the moment when snow… Read more
    Source: International Watch Published on 2021-10-13 By Michael Thompson
  • Frederique Constant Weds Tourbillon with Perpetual Calendar
    Frederique Constant adds a tourbillon to its perpetual calendar to create the new Highlife Tourbillon Perpetual Calendar Manufacture, a handsome 41mm complication available in a steel case or a rose gold case. And to underscore the Geneva-based watchmaker’s long-held mission to offer affordably priced fine Swiss watches, the steel model… Read more
    Source: International Watch Published on 2021-10-12 By Michael Thompson

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