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New CW GT40 model.

Post by smegwina » Tue May 19, 2015 6:49 pm

I was musing on the next CW chronograph, and then got thinking about the upcoming recently announced GT40 watch.

So..... has anyone got any insider information or ideas on what this is going to be? (Other than motorsport themed of course! )

The SH21 is a likely candidate, and I was wondering if it may even be a chrono itself!

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Re: New CW GT40 model.

Post by Bahnstormer_vRS » Tue May 19, 2015 6:59 pm

As far as insider info goes - Blind Rudolph.

More likely a COSC C70 with a piece of metal in the display back (as per the Ferrari LE)?

Hopefully in 'Gulf' colours.

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Re: New CW GT40 model.

Post by smegwina » Wed May 20, 2015 10:17 am

Bahnstormer_vRS wrote:As far as insider info goes - Blind Rudolph.

More likely a COSC C70 with a piece of metal in the display back (as per the Ferrari LE)?

Hopefully in 'Gulf' colours.

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Thats what I fear, but I am hoping for an all new design that will be the first of a new series!

Fingers crossed

As there are only going to be 40 made, I am not convinced that it will be an all new design, but it would be nice if it was!

I agree that the Gulf colours would be fantastic!

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Re: New CW GT40 model.

Post by reggie747 » Wed May 20, 2015 10:54 am

Smeg, as per your thread title.....is this what you're looking for ..... :D

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Re: New CW GT40 model.

Post by smegwina » Wed May 20, 2015 11:39 am

reggie747 wrote:Smeg, as per your thread title.....is this what you're looking for ..... :D

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Re: New CW GT40 model.

Post by Magnus » Wed May 20, 2015 11:58 am

smegwina wrote:
Bahnstormer_vRS wrote:As far as insider info goes - Blind Rudolph.

More likely a COSC C70 with a piece of metal in the display back (as per the Ferrari LE)?

Hopefully in 'Gulf' colours.

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Thats what I fear, but I am hoping for an all new design that will be the first of a new series!

Fingers crossed

As there are only going to be 40 made, I am not convinced that it will be an all new design, but it would be nice if it was!

I agree that the Gulf colours would be fantastic!
If there are only making 40 then I think it'll be a quartz, I am afraid. With a piece of the car on display in it.

I would really like to see a non-quartz chrono from them asap.
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Re: New CW GT40 model.

Post by ddav » Wed May 20, 2015 12:09 pm

Magnus wrote:
smegwina wrote:
Bahnstormer_vRS wrote:As far as insider info goes - Blind Rudolph.

More likely a COSC C70 with a piece of metal in the display back (as per the Ferrari LE)?

Hopefully in 'Gulf' colours.

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Thats what I fear, but I am hoping for an all new design that will be the first of a new series!

Fingers crossed

As there are only going to be 40 made, I am not convinced that it will be an all new design, but it would be nice if it was!

I agree that the Gulf colours would be fantastic!
If there are only making 40 then I think it'll be a quartz, I am afraid. With a piece of the car on display in it.

I would really like to see a non-quartz chrono from them asap.
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Re: New CW GT40 model.

Post by Aifo » Fri Aug 28, 2015 6:08 pm

Its released!

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New CW GT40 model.

Post by mabotham » Fri Aug 28, 2015 6:31 pm

How much.. And I know it's a homage like the Bremont... But it looks too similar to me.... And I prefer the Bremont..
The fact the Ferrari model is still not sold out speaks volumes to me



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Re: New CW GT40 model.

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Re: New CW GT40 model.

Post by PaulWB » Fri Aug 28, 2015 6:39 pm

No Gulf colours then but an interesting dial design and a better use for the GT40 metal in the back.
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Re: New CW GT40 model.

Post by Aesculapius » Fri Aug 28, 2015 6:40 pm

Interesting!

I'm not a massive fan of the usual "here's a piece of metal from some historic thing or other" limited edition watches and the styling here isn't quite what I expected CW to do with this one, given the inspiration and the source of the insert. Like many, I guess I was expecting something that more obviously reflected the pale blue and orange of the Gulf colours.

Having said that, I rather like the design approach they have taken with the rev counter styling and the fuel gauge for the power reserve. I'm surprised though that the strap isn't something like a punched Rally-style in with black as the main outer colour, but with the blue and orange as the under layer.

It's much more understated than I was expecting and I rather like it for that.
(I still wouldn't consider spending that much for a disc of old aluminium though.)

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Re: New CW GT40 model.

Post by smegwina » Fri Aug 28, 2015 6:47 pm

I want to like it, but it is just to similar to the Bremont Jaguar for my liking.

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Re: New CW GT40 model.

Post by Simon57 » Fri Aug 28, 2015 7:05 pm

I love it. But I can't afford it. That's that then.

Lovely watch though, again. Liking the recent CW new designs like this and the Flyer!
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Re: New CW GT40 model.

Post by Bahnstormer_vRS » Fri Aug 28, 2015 7:09 pm

smegwina wrote:I want to like it, but it is just to similar to the Bremont Jaguar for my liking.

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Agree with the similarity to the Bremont Jaguar but that's a watch that is out of my comfort zone.

Now the C9 GT40? Different matter.

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