Breitling speeds ahead with classic car-themed watches

Who wouldn’t want a wrist that goes from zero to 60 in four seconds? Envision a enjoy not only worthy of celebrating the quickest, sleekest, most legendary muscle vehicles that have at any time skrrrted down America’s streets — but embodying them.

Nicely, the Swiss tinkerers around at granddaddy watchmaker Breitling SA browse your thoughts, and are now rolling out a troika of chronographs, geared to pay out homage to the Massive 3 of the ’60s: the Chevrolet Corvette, the Ford Mustang and the Shelby Cobra.

Back again then, when The united states — with her proxy wars, civil unrest, etc. — wasn’t specifically ideal, her cars and trucks were being. And Breitling’s new Leading Time Typical Auto capsule (its newest spin on a vanguard look at initial introduced in the 1960s) provides avatars as seductive and richly unconventional as the whips they incarnate.

The purple-confronted “Corvette” timepiece, for case

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