Baselworld 2012: Presenting the OMEGA Speedmaster racing watch. What to say but wow — it doesn’t get any better than this for one of the watch world’s iconic models. The new Speedmaster Racing honours the chronograph’s decades-long connection to motor racing – before the Speedmaster was worn on the Moon or at the North and South Poles, it was found on the wrists of men and women driving high-performance automobiles (1957, the first Speedmaster). The OMEGA Speedmaster Racing chronograph has a 40 mm stainless steel case with a matt black aluminium tachymetric ring on its bezel. It is offered in a choice of grey, grey/yellow or grey red tachymetric scaling. The screw-in caseback features the familiar Seahorse emblem. The 30-minute and 12-hour counters and the small seconds hand sub-dial are textured with a triangular “Clous de Paris” pattern. The Speedmaster Racing is powered by an exclusive OMEGA calibre 3330 column-wheel chronograph which delivers such reliable timekeeping performance and stability that the chronograph comes with a full four-year warranty. A huge winner from Omega for 2012. Don’t miss the video at the bottom. The Omega Speedmaster Racing Watch price is $4,000.
Omega Speedmaster Racing Watch
40mm stainless steel case, automatic mechanical Omega Caliber 3300 (column-wheel chrono, co-Axial escapement, silicon balance spring)