These Limited-Edition ACE Spitfire Watches Encapsulate Premium Engineering
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The Son of Time Spitfire is a collaboration between TW Steel, BMW Motorrad, and VTR Customs to produce a series of timepieces and a custom motorbike in honor of one of the most iconic planes ever: the Supermarine Spitfire.
The ACE201 Spitfire watch references the British Royal Air Force logo on its dial and its chrono eyes feature horizon indicators modeled after the original Spitfire instrument panel. Its finish mirrors the Son of Time motorbike, made using high-grade stainless steel.
Powered by Swiss Sellita SW 510 automatic chronograph movement with 27 jewels, the ACE201 has 48 hours of power reserve. Five other models feature various elements from the Supermarine Spitfire and are made with similarly high-quality precision designs. Check them all out above.
The bike, meanwhile, is a true thing of beauty. A water-cooled R1200 R serves as the build, which VTR Customs turned into a living 2-wheel tribute to the Spitfire. Original cockpit instruments were installed alongside a tailormade wooden case for one of the above ACE Spitfire watches.
The ACE Spitfire collection timepieces will be available for a special early adopter pre-order price of €999 (approximately $1,175) and at retail for €1,899 (approximately $2,233).
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