Tough to cover the present development in sports activities watches with built-in straps… They’re merely all over the place and in all value segments. Hublot, one of many predominant individuals within the sturdy luxurious sports activities watch, was conscious of this and already had such an possibility on its Basic Fusion watch. However, surprisingly, by no means earlier than the Huge Bang, the extra sporty and daring model (competitor of RO Offshore) has by no means been provided on a bracelet… till now. Uncover the brand new Hublot Huge Bang full assortment.
Whereas the Basic Fusion might be thought of as a substitute for skinny and comparatively sober watches within the class of luxurious sports activities watches – nonetheless, Hublot is a little bit additional by way of colours and dimensions – the Hublot's different predominant assortment, the Huge Bang, is a extra sturdy model, much more contrasted with a bigger case, extra materials mixture, extra angles, extra skeletonization … Greater than something, if you need. And whereas built-in steel bracelets are all over the place lately, Hublot has been surprisingly quiet on this space. No less than within the Huge Bang assortment, since bracelets have been provided on the Fusion for a couple of years.
To fulfill the present demand for such built-in sports activities watches, Hublot presents the Huge Bang Integral… Integral assortment as “built-in” and “built-in from a single materials”. 15 years (sure, already) after its creation, the Huge Bang presents its first built-in steel bracelet, with the primary hyperlink fused with the case.
Nevertheless, as a substitute of going from a rubber strap to a leather-based strap, the addition of a metallic strap meant extra work than anticipated and the case needed to be partially redesigned, by notably on the aspect of the horns with the central module descending to fulfill the bracelet. first hyperlink. The remainder of the case stays completely recognized, with a spherical bezel on a barrel-shaped sandwich, with 6 H-shaped screws. The case measures 42 mm, has angles and bevels throughout, and a mix of flat brushed surfaces deep and extremely polished accents.
The bracelet, the primary novelty of this watch, takes up the design of the case and adapts it with the identical mixture of finishes and enormous bevels throughout the hyperlinks. Don't anticipate the case or bracelet to be ultra-thin, it's a intentionally sturdy and really masculine design with daring proportions. Nevertheless, the end appears spectacular – we’ll affirm this quickly in a sensible article.
three variations of the Hublot Huge Bang Integral are unveiled. The primary is a basic mannequin in titanium, with black contrasting components. The second is in King Gold (an unique alloy from Hublot) with a black dial and contrasting components. The third, and most visually hanging, is a model solely in black ceramic – bracelet included.
The Hublot Huge Bang Integral is powered by the model's manufacturing chronograph motion, the UNICO, a caliber with automated and built-in structure. It’s introduced right here in a contemporary skeleton model with two registers and the column wheel classically seen at 6 o'clock, on the dial aspect. The motion operates at four Hz and supplies 72 hours of power.
Value and availability
The Hublot Huge Bang Integral Black Ceramic (ref. 451.CX.1140.CX) is a restricted version of 500 items, priced at 22,700 EUR . The Hublot Huge Bang Integral Titanium (ref. 451.NX.1170.NX) is just not restricted and priced at 20,700 EUR . The Hublot Huge Bang Integral King Gold (ref. 451.OX.1180.OX) is just not restricted and priced at 51,800 EUR .
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