How to blag a posh car… with a watch
Some look at the shoes. But any supercar dealer worth their walnut trim will be more interested in what’s on your wrist
Posted: 31 Oct 2013
Urban myths abound, and we've always been curious about how easy it actually is to walk up to a dealer and drive off in a supercar. With the aid of just a watch, is it still possible to drive someone else's priceless vehicle in today's world? Supercars, expensive timewear and the very real chance of humiliation and failure... what could go wrong?
Our chosen accomplice is the flawless 1970 Breitling Navitimer. Quickly realising that trying to blag a £200,000-plus IWC would be another feature in itself, we opt for high impact and refined taste at a price - in this case, around £4,000 - that doesn't require a bodyguard to escort us.