Hublot’s latest watch costs $290,000 and it does not have a dial, hands or a rotor.

Hublot’s MP collection, which was first unveiled at the Geneva Trade Show in 2011, blends revolutionary movements and spectacular designs. The collection is made up of record-breaking unique timepieces created by a specialized team of horologists and engineers entirely dedicated to grand complications and extraordinary movements. For 2024, Hublot has added a brand new revolutionary timepiece to the MP collection that has all the qualities to set new standards in the world of haute horlogerie. Behold the limited edition Hublot MP-10 Tourbillon Weight Energy System Titanium, a highly complicated timepiece that features a very unique and visually arresting design. It combines vertically stacked rollers that display hour and time with a completely bespoke winding system.

The limited edition timepiece proudly features a disruptive design that is in complete contrast to traditional Swiss wristwatches. The futuristic-looking, pebble-shaped case is made of micro-blasted titanium that measures 41.5mm wide and 54.1mm from lug to lug. On top is an oversized turbine-shaped crown right above the Hublot branding at 12 o’clock. Protecting the dial is what Hublot claims to be the most technically complex crystal it’s ever produced, which gets a wraparound design.

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Technically, the watch doesn’t have a dial, nor does it have hands or a rotor. Two upper cylinders indicate hours and minutes, while the power reserve is indicated via a roller placed below with green and red zones. A 60-second tourbillon escapement located at 6 o’clock is canted at a 35-degree angle and doubles up as a running-second indicator. The rear has a more traditional sapphire display case back with a small cut-out for the time-setting crown.

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Inside the case is the technically complex automatic calibre HUB9013, which took five years for Hublot’s engineers to develop. Made of no fewer than 592 parts, the movement can be manually wound using the 12 o’clock crown, and it offers a power reserve of 48 hours, which is not bad for an exotic watch. However, the timepiece’s complex three-dimensional design means it has a poor water resistance rating of 30 meters. Another highlight of the timepiece is its integrated strap in black rubber. Hublot claims it to be the most complex and refined strap it has ever made. The Hublot MP-10 Tourbillon Weight Energy System Titanium is limited to just 50 examples, each priced at 250,000 CHF (around $290,000).

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