How Can This Ferrari Watch Cost More Than An Actual Ferrari?


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Swiss watchmaker Hublot unveiled its new MP-05 LaFerrari Sapphire Watch. It's essentially a more exclusive version of the MP-05 LaFerrari watch, but you knew that. The Sapphire variant features a casing carved out of seven blocks of Sapphire and takes upwards of 600 hours to produce. The Sapphire was designed over a period of 18 months and features 637 bespoke pieces including a tourbillion that provides a 50 day power reserve. A miniaturized power drill similar to the ones used by F1 pit crews is used to wind the watch.
How Can This Ferrari Watch Cost More Than An Actual Ferrari?
Only 20 units of the watch are being produced at a price-tag of more than $300,000 each. The strap is made from transparent silicon with a clasp fashioned from machined sapphire. Design inspiration is clearly reminiscent of a Ferrari engine with noticeable homages to camshafts, valve-springs, and the crankshaft. For that same price you could purchase a California T for $198,000, an FF at $295,000 or a 488 GTB for $250,000+.

How Can This Ferrari Watch Cost More Than An Actual Ferrari?
How Can This Ferrari Watch Cost More Than An Actual Ferrari?
How Can This Ferrari Watch Cost More Than An Actual Ferrari?