This Bell & Ross watch is named after this season’s Alpine F1 car
Hopefully it fares better on your wrist than Alpine did at Silverstone on the weekend
Bell & Ross has unveiled a new watch named after Alpine’s 2023 F1 car, with the special BR 05 Chrono A523 limited to just 500 examples.
This is actually the third year of the Bell & Ross x Alpine collaboration, but it’s the first time that the BR 05 has featured as the base watch. Available with either a steel bracelet or black leather strap, the limited edition timepiece is trimmed in Alpine’s signature blue colour.
The face is also decorated with the French flag, while the Alpine logo acts as a counterweight to the chronograph hand. The dial is black with white detailing and two counters to maximise readability.
“For the first time, Bell & Ross presents a BR 05 in the colours of F1 and our partner team Alpine, complementing our existing models. The choice of chrono movement meets the needs of Team Alpine, who are of course measuring speed and sports performance. Bell & Ross conveys the Alpine identity in each of its designs through the colour code and logo,” said Bruno Belamich, creative director and co-founder of Bell & Ross.
We’re told that both Pierre Gasly and Esteban Ocon will wear the special edition with their name and numbers engraved, which presumably means there will only be 498 available for the rest of the world to buy.
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