Zenith Unveils Second Defy Extreme E Special Edition During Sardinia X Grand Prix
The second season of Extreme E is in full swing. As the team prepares for the first part of this weekend's Double-Headed Island X Grand Prix in Sardinia, Italy, Zenith is proud to continue its role as the second edition of its special series crafted for the Electric Rally Championship. Official character timekeeper and founding partner. Based on the Defy Extreme Carbon, the world's lightest and strongest 1/100-second automatic high-frequency chronograph, the Defy Extreme E "Island X Prix" incorporates the official upgrades for championships and back-to-back races in a vibrant orange color.
Inspired by the world of motorsport, the Defy Extreme E "Island X Prix" Edition is built for taking Extreme E's adrenaline-fueled off-road courses in some of the wildest and most remote locations in the world, crafted to be extremely lightweight yet highly rugged. Carbon fiber, including crown and chronograph pushers. Emphasizing the bold, angular geometry of the case, the button protector as well as the twelve-sided bezel are made of micro-sprayed titanium. The dashboard of this racing-inspired futuristic chronograph is an open multi-layered dial with coloured sapphire crystal elements accented with fiery orange accents - the official colour of "Island X Prix" - allowing Reminiscent of the sweltering temperatures of Italian islands. summer. Visible through the dial and caseback section is the fastest automatic high-frequency chronograph movement in production, offering a time measurement of 1/100 of a second, the two escapements of the chronograph section beat independently at 5Hz (36,000 VpH) and 50Hz (360'000 VpH) for timing function. The movement is also visible through the sapphire caseback emblazoned with the Island X Prix logo.replica luxury watches
According to the core sustainability message of the Extreme E and Zenith Horiz-On program, the Defy Extreme E “Island X Prix” comes with a rubber strap infused for the first season of racing. The Velcro strap matches the bright orange accents of the Island X Prix on the dial, featuring a black rubber central element surrounded by orange corduroy-effect rubber inlays. The Defy Extreme E "Island X Prix" Edition also comes with two additional black rubber and black Velcro straps, which can be easily changed without any tools by using the case back's clever and intuitive quick-change strap mechanism.
The Defy Extreme E "Island X Prix" is packaged in a suitably sturdy waterproof and pressure-resistant case, inspired by the extreme conditions of rally racing, incorporating various recycled and upcycled elements from the first season's race sidelines. The cover coating of the shell is made from recycled E-grip tires, while the plate cover is made from part of the Extreme E Season 1 racing tarpaulin.luxury replica watches