BELL & ROSS has been committed to manufacturing professional flight timepieces since its inception. At the same time, Bellex is still relentlessly exploring other professional fields and seeking a challenging brand strategy. Cooperation. In 2016, Bell & Ross was first involved in the Formula 1 Formula 1 field and became the official watch partner of the Renault Formula One team. In 2018, the brand joined Renault again. This is the third year of continuous cooperation between Bell & Ross and Bell & Ross. The connection between racing cars.
Bell & Ross released a new timepiece R.S.18 chronograph in 2018, designed to incorporate the characteristics of the brand partner-Renault Formula One team, to maximize the aesthetics of speed
To celebrate the 2018 Formula One Heineken China Grand Prix, Renault Sport Formula One Team ™ recently hosted a VIP event at the Shanghai International Circuit. Bell & Ross, Renault’s official timing partner, also brought its new 2018 R.S.18 chronograph to its event. Ms. Yawen Wu, Marketing Communications Manager of Bell & Ross, specially attended the event and presented it to Nico Hülkenberg and Carlos Sainz as the exclusive BR-X1 RS18 chronograph with name and serial number, and wished the team Achieved good results in subsequent events.
To celebrate the opening of the 2018 Formula One Heineken China Grand Prix, Renault Racing hosted a VIP event at the Shanghai International Circuit. In addition to sending representatives to attend the event, Bell & Ross presented a special edition to Nico Hülkenberg and Carlos Sainz. Watch, I wish the team a good result in the following races
The brand newly released the R.S.18 series in 2018, including three high-tech chronographs: BR03-94 R.S.18; BR-X1 chronograph R.S.18 and BR-X1 tourbillon chronograph R.S.18. The watch is avant-garde in style, with a sporty temperament and exquisite design, which fully showcases mechanical engineering, craftsmanship and innovative watchmaking technology. The three R.S.18 chronographs are inspired by the racing chassis, with a design focus on proven materials to ensure high levels of performance. The case is made of porous micro-sprayed titanium, giving the watch a low-key and decisive modern matte appearance. Micro-sprayed titanium is known for its lightness and sturdiness. The timing function is activated by a joystick pushbutton, which is very similar to the shift paddles on the Formula 1® steering wheel. The anti-glare crystal glass is extremely abrasion-resistant and ensures optimum legibility in all situations, such as racing or daily driving. At the same time, the newly developed strap is made of black perforated rubber, with unique ergonomic design and high level of breathability, achieving unparalleled wearing comfort.
Three R.S.18 chronographs are inspired by the racing chassis, with a focus on proven materials to ensure high levels of performance
The BR03-94 R.S.18 chronograph with a porous micro-sprayed titanium case matches all the features of a sports watch, including a carbon fiber faceplate. Carbon fiber materials have also attracted much attention in the high-end racing world. The titanium-carbon combination design ensures that the parts are lightweight, sturdy, abrasion-resistant, and performant. Through the auxiliary chronograph dial of the timing function, you can see the transmission gear train of the movement. In addition, the BR03-94 R.S.18 is equipped with an automatic winding movement, and the flange is equipped with a speedometer scale, which can immediately calculate the speed of the vehicle within a given distance. The chronograph function of the BR03 watch is inspired by the shift paddles of the Formula 1® racing car, and for the first time, it features a joystick design. The BR03-94R.S.18 watch is made of red anodized aluminum, and once again cleverly pays tribute to the iconic colors of the racing field.
The chronograph function of the BR03 watch is inspired by the shift paddles of the Formula 1® racing car. For the first time, it uses a joystick design to replace the traditional round pusher.
The BR-X1 R.S.18 draws on the essence of a racer’s watch and highlights the style of a top-level high-tech skeleton watch, which is an indispensable instrument for measuring short-term events. The self-winding movement is hollowed out, giving the watch a unique and absolutely high-tech style, while also possessing truly advanced complications. Its joystick pushbutton with yellow rubber insert further emphasizes this feature. In addition, its 30-minute counter is also eye-catching red design-the iconic color of the racing world. The racing style numbers and the flanged yellow speedometer scale (calculating the speed of the vehicle at a given distance) are also integrated into the racing concept. The special font design allows us to immediately immerse ourselves in the track world. At 9 o’clock, the case is embedded with a yellow rubber thumb groove to ensure the best ergonomic results when using the precision astronomical watch function. Finally, the slender hands and applique hour markers are coated with luminous material to ensure the best legibility.
The new R.S.18 chronograph is made of porous micro-sprayed titanium, with carbon fiber, rubber straps that imitate the tread pattern of the tires, and conveys the sense of speed in the racing world.
The BR-X1 tourbillon chronograph uses a rare brand back cover, the Renault team logo is printed on the mirror, and you can also notice that the case has a yellow rubber groove at 9 o’clock, which is convenient for the wearer to operate the watch function
The BR-X1 Tourbillon Chronograph R.S.18 is equipped with a highly complex movement. It combines the flying tourbillon watchmaking technology with the single-click movement design of the chronograph. It is a masterpiece of the watch series. The tourbillon can reduce the influence of the earth’s gravity on the mechanical movement, ensuring a very high speed precision. The BR-X1 tourbillon chronograph is equipped with a flying tourbillon, which means that the outer frame is fixed on the shaft, giving a sense of suspension. This flying tourbillon complication watch combines superb craftsmanship with an aesthetically pleasing design, which is a hallmark of high performance. The timing ribbon is designed in yellow and red to ensure rapid time recognition. The hands and hour markers are coated with luminous material to ensure that time can be read at night, improving readability. The BR-X1 tourbillon chronograph R.S.18 is equipped with a hollow face plate, showing the future-oriented drive train of a high-tech movement. The case is fitted with a yellow rubber thumb groove at the position corresponding to 9 o’clock, ensuring the best ergonomic effect when using the function.
BR03-94 R.S.18 chronograph
Titanium material / BR-CAL.301 self-winding movement / hours, minutes, small seconds, date display / chronograph function / sapphire crystal mirror / waterproof 100 meters / diameter 42x42mm / limited 99 pieces / reference price: 47,000 RMB
BR-X1 R.S.18 chronograph
Titanium material / BR-CAL.313 self-winding movement / hours, minutes, small seconds, date display / chronograph function / sapphire crystal mirror / waterproof 100 meters / diameter 45x45mm / limited 250 pieces / reference price: 150,000 RMB
BR-X1 Tourbillon Chronograph
Titanium / BR-CAL.283 manual winding movement / hour, minute, small seconds display / tourbillon device / chronograph function / power reserve display / sapphire crystal, transparent bottom cover / water resistance 100 meters / diameter 45x45mm / Limited 20 pieces / Reference price: 1,340,000 RMB