Hublot Spirit of Big Bang Tourbillon 5-day Power Reserve Carbon White (Price, Pictures and Specifications)
“The Spirit of Big Bang Tourbillon White... different, yet resolutely Hublot. It combines the distinctive codes of our brand: 6 H-shaped titanium screws, "sandwich" case construction, the Art of Fusion with carbon fiber and composite inclusions, an HUB6020 skeleton tourbillon manufacture movement custom-designed for its tonneau case, a jewel of innovation and expertise showcasing the aesthetic approach to movement design central to the Hublot philosophy, and, lastly, strap interchangeability thanks to its patented One Click system." - Ricardo Guadalupe, Hublot CEO.
In the seven years since its launch in 2014, the singular and distinctive Spirit of Big Bang has been cultivating its differences whilst incorporating the signature Hublot codes - 6 H-shaped titanium screws, a "sandwich" case construction, and a demonstration of the Art of Fusion. With the Spirit of Big Bang Tourbillon 5-day Power Reserve Carbon White, Hublot combines black with white, proving opposites attract.
The 42-mm case, case back and bezel are crafted from carbon fiber featuring white composite inclusions. These white inclusions are formed of glass microfibres created as a non-woven fabric (NWF), used mainly to improve the breaking strength of composites: This NWF is then co-impregnated with the carbon fibers using tinted epoxy resin when the composite preforms are created in a special mould.
Released in a limited edition of 100 pieces, the Spirit of Big Bang Tourbillon 5-day Power Reserve Carbon White plays with contrasts and transparency with a sapphire case back and dial which reveal the ultra-aesthetic architecture of the HUB6020 manufacture movement.
A skeleton tourbillon specially designed to sit within the tonneau case of the Spirit of Big Bang. A power reserve of 115 hours, hand- wound, with a 5-day indicator set at 8 o'clock. At 6 o'clock, the tourbillon cage completes one rotation per minute. Off-centre hours and minutes can be read at 3 o'clock.
Paired with a white lined rubber strap, the Spirit of Big Bang White embraces interchangeability thanks to its patented "One-Click" system. A mechanical watch. A magnetic complication. A feat of geometry.
Hublot Spirit of Big Bang Tourbillon 5-day Power Reserve Carbon White
· “One-Click” System
· Carbon White
· Carbon Fiber with White Micro-glass Fibers
· Diameter: 42 mm
· Thickness: 13.25 mm
· Water Resistant: 30 m
Case Back: Carbon Fiber with White Micro-glass Fibers and Sapphire Crystal
Bezel: Carbon Fiber with White Micro-glass Fibers
Dial: Sapphire Crystal
· HUB6020 Manufacture Manual winding
· Power Reserve Skeleton Tourbillon Movement
· Frequency: 3 (21’600 A/h)
· Power reserve: Approx 115 hours
· Number of components: 183
· Jewels: 25
Strap And Buckle:
· Black and White Structured Lined Rubber Straps
· Black Ceramic and Black-plated Titanium Deployant Buckle Clasp
The price for the Hublot Spirit of Big Bang Tourbillon 5-day Power Reserve Carbon White Ref. 645.QW.2012.RW is CHF 90,000 / EUR 93,500 / USD 94,700 / GBP 78,400 and is limited edition to 100 pieces.