Introducing the Singer Track 1 Chronograph

Falling in the ‘say what?!’ news category, California-based Singer Vehicle Design is now getting into watches. The Singer Track1 Chronograph launches the brand’s foray into watchmaking, as well as the new ‘Singer Reimagined’ company, which will focus on mechanical watches from its home in Geneva. Singer Vehicle Design, as before, will continue its focus on restoring and modifying Porsche 911s.

The Track1 is designed primarily as an easy-to-read chronograph.

Pre-Basel: Tag Heuer announces 43mm Carrera Heuer-01

Tag Heuer announced its original 45mm Carrera Heuer-01 sports chronograph at Baselworld 2015, it was the first watch the brand released under the watchful eye of Jean-Claude Biver (our story here). Two years on Tag Heuer has announced a new Carrera Heuer-01, this time with a smaller 43mm case.

We reckon Tag Heuer has widened the Heuer-01’s appeal with this new case size.

Breitling DC-3 to circle the globe, with four stops across the Middle East

Middle East airplane enthusiasts and Breitling collectors have something special to look forward to, since Breitling’s DC-3 aircraft is scheduled to make stops in the region as part of a global tour. The tour takes place between March and September, and is in honour of the Breitling DC-3’s 77th birthday. Breitling will celebrate the tour with a 500-piece limited edition Navitimer.

Over 16,000 DC-3 aircraft were produced, today fewer than 150 still fly.

Over 16,000 DC-3 aircraft were produced, today fewer than 150 still fly.

Omega launches Speedmaster Speedy Tuesday limited edition watch

Today, January 10, is a very, very special ‘Speedy Tuesday’. Why? Well, earlier today Omega unveiled the Speedmaster Speedy Tuesday limited edition, a watch that celebrates the online global community of #SpeedyTuesday fans, and marks Omega’s first e-tail effort.

Omega has given ‘Speedy Tuesday’ a big, official nod.