Three years ago Hublot announced itself as a sponsor of Team Alinghi in the 33rd America’s Cup — taking the torch from Audemars Piguet. Today, Hublot announced that it will again sponsor Team Alinghi for the 2012 season, and to mark the occasion, Alinghi leader Ernesto Bertarelli and Jean-Claude Biver have unveiled the new Hublot Team Alinghi watch, limited to just 100 numbered pieces. The watch is the King Power Alinghi 4000 dive watch. It is made completely from carbon and water resistant to 4000 meters. Yes, we’ve essentially seen this watch before — the Hublot Oceanographic 4000 carbon fiber, but there are subtle changes such as the Team Alinghi colors and logo. I’ve said before that I like how the Oceanographic turned out — it is a great dive watch and something that Hublot can build off of, as we see here! As an aside, I’m still wondering when we are going to get the *official* announcement of the Hublot 1000m dive watch.
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Hublot King Power Alinghi 4000
Limited, numbered edition 100 pieces
48mm carbon fiber case and bezel, 4000 meter water resistance, automatic mechanical movement; fitted on black rubber+Nomex strap with black ceramic buckle