(image: Urwerk) Urwerk UR-100 ZrN Torpedo Watch | US$tba | www.urwerk.com
combining the art of watch making and luxury is nothing new but creating one that look this futuristic is not you see every day in the luxury watch market. the Urwerk UR-100 ZrN Torpedo Watch you see here is not just about look and fine watch making but it also uses a high-tech, high performance Zirconium Nitride, a ceramic machine tool coating used for industrial parts and aerospace components. it is this Zirconium Nitride coating that gives the titanium bezel a distinctive pale gold hue that earned it the nickname “Champagne Supernova”. this material not only give it a nice, luxurious look but it is totally functional as it offers superb scratch, wear and corrosion resistance while measuring just a few microns thick.
under the hood is the same mechanics, the calibre UR 9.01 self-winding movement, as used in the original UR-110. other features include titanium caseback in micro-sandblasted finish, day/night indicator, and large 47mm dial. the UR-110 ZrN Torpedo exists as a special edition time piece with only 12 pieces worldwide. in case you are itching to get one, this exquisite time piece will be available exclusively from Chronopassion in Paris, Marcus in London, The Hour Glass in Singapore, as well as Westime in Los Angeles. just exactly how much it will set you back is for you to hit these stores to find out.