Zenith has been named the official 2016 timekeeper for the Sportscar Vintage Racing Association’s (SVRA) races throughout North America and Zenith has taken the opportunity to unveil their latest watch the El Primero Chronomaster 1969 SVRA, a special edition that features the SVRA logo.
“This partnership with Svra and vintage race car is not simply a collaborative endeavor, it’s a sharing of values and passions. Passion for mechanics, for competition, for adventure and also for friendship,” said Zenith’s President & CEO Aldo Magada, “We are proud to be associating with SVRA, one of the oldest vintage racing organizations in the United States, to affirm Zenith and its long-standing relationship with vintage racing and classic car owners.”
“We are extremely honored to partner with Zenith, one of the most iconic watch manufacturers in the world,” said Tony Parella, CEO and President of the Sportscar Vintage Racing Association. “This relationship focuses on a shared passion for heritage and the things that last. Vintage race cars and Zenith watches are both mechanically technical and artistic. I look forward to building towards the future while enjoying what Zenith brings to our events.”
Within the stainless steel case of this watch is the Swiss automatic Zenith in-house El Primero caliber 4061 with 31 jewels, 36,000 vph and a power reserve of 50 hours. The rotor features a Côtes de Genève motif that’s visible on the dial through an anti-reflective domed sapphire crystal. Limited to just 100 pieces, the watch comes complete with an alligator strap and contrast yellow stitching.
[ Via : Timezone ]