C7 Hornet COSC - 675LT Owners Edition

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Someone I follow on that there Twitter just got one of these. She also has a 675LT so that seems fair enough.... :)

I didn’t know these existed and a forum search showed nothing. Apparently only 25 made? Not sure if that is correct.

Anyone know anything?

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Re: C7 Hornet COSC - 675LT Owners Edition

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There’s nothing is the archive, but it looks like a special edition of the C7 Hornet, itself already a limited edition.
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Cheers OuaiOW - looks like it’s a mysterious one indeed!
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Re: C7 Hornet COSC - 675LT Owners Edition

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So this is one of 25 commissioned by an owners group.

Nice choice of timepiece. 8)
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Oooh - harsh but true :lol:

I have a driving buddy that I now consider a mate who is selling his GT4 to buy a used 600LT. It’s still £130K but the saving on list for an almost new very low mileage car is enormous (like £80k- odds :shock: )
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Re: C7 Hornet COSC - 675LT Owners Edition

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mik wrote:
Sat Dec 26, 2020 2:23 am
Oooh - harsh but true :lol:

I have a driving buddy that I now consider a mate who is selling his GT4 to buy a used 600LT. It’s still £130K but the saving on list for an almost new very low mileage car is enormous (like £80k- odds :shock: )

Tell your mate to be careful. The 130k is the entry price. Used Mclarens are a handful. They make Ferrari look reliable.
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Re: C7 Hornet COSC - 675LT Owners Edition

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mik wrote:
Fri Dec 25, 2020 6:42 pm
Someone I follow on that there Twitter just got one of these. She also has a 675LT so that seems fair enough.... :)

I didn’t know these existed and a forum search showed nothing. Apparently only 25 made? Not sure if that is correct.

Anyone know anything?
Mystery solved. :thumbup: :thumbup:

I’d be lying if I said I had one (a 675LT) parked outside the front of the house, of course I don’t, it’s December so it would be in the garage. :lol:

Seriously I don't have a 675LT, although the Tangerine Orange of my Yeti is only a few shades off a 675LT's Papaya, but I have a close friend who has. I had the opportunity of riding as a passenger around Silverstone Grand Prix circuit with him last year in damp conditions. The capabilities of the 675LT are absolutely awesome and my friend is actually quite nifty behind the wheel too (he'd comfortably hold his own in a Pro-Am GT3 race).

Moreover, he was responsible for organising the 675LT Owners Edition C7 Hornet COSC as a Bespoke project with CW.

The project started back in the spring of this year. Whilst CW initially suggested using a C60 Trident as a base model, my friend knew the C7 Hornet would be the perfect watch, having previously seen mine (when I owned one a couple of years ago now). Fortuitously, although the C7 Hornet is a Limited Edition, CW had enough pieces available to provide a bespoke batch of 25 pieces.

Design and production went very well allowing for the constraints imposed by COVID and the watches were dispatched out to their new owners a few days before Christmas.

As well as each watch having an engraved serial number of ##/25 the caseback also has the Chassis Number of the owners car engraved on it.

Enough rambling, here are some pictures of his, and his wife's watches (yes, she drives the 675LT too);-

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Final comment, on the subject of depreciation; it’s like watches. It depends on the 'rareness and how they are used’. Special ones like the 675LT hold value. :D :D


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Re: C7 Hornet COSC - 675LT Owners Edition

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Bahnstormer_vRS wrote:
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...As well as each watch having an engraved serial number of ##/25 the caseback also has the Chassis Number of the owners car engraved on it.
That’s pretty awesome! What a fantastic commission. And the C7 Hornet is a far better base for a project such as this than a C60.
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Re: C7 Hornet COSC - 675LT Owners Edition

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I enjoyed owning a C7 Hornet and I think it makes an excellent base watch for that collaboration both in looks (the orange tie in to McLaren) and the fun nature of the watch (and car). Looks excellent too.
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Thanks Guy.

I agree wholeheartedly that the Hornet is a far better choice for this endeavour.
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Love this watch.
Thanks for the info :clap:
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Bahnstormer_vRS wrote:
Sun Dec 27, 2020 1:34 am
Mystery solved. :thumbup: :thumbup:

I’d be lying if I said I had one (a 675LT) parked outside the front of the house, of course I don’t, it’s December so it would be in the garage. :lol:

..... the 675LT Owners Edition C7 Hornet COSC as a Bespoke project with CW.

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Re: C7 Hornet COSC - 675LT Owners Edition

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0uatiOW wrote:
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Encyclopaedia Bahnstormer to the rescue again. Awesome.

Good joke up there too!
Cheers, Wyatt.

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Re: C7 Hornet COSC - 675LT Owners Edition

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ITV4 showed Evo magazine’s Car of the Year in two parts, featuring a McLaren 765LT. Part 2 was filmed on some of my favourite, local, driving roads. :)

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