Bell & Ross BR-X1 Collection for Renault

Bell & Ross BR-X1 Collection for RenaultIn Collaboration with Renault Sport Formula One

Cyril Abiteboul, Managing Director of Renault Sport Formula One Team comments: “The collaboration with Bell & Ross was born out of passion for mechanical engineering, speed and precision and is a value partnership for both sides. We share an interest in small details and the conviction that every millisecond counts.”

Carbone Forgé is a material obtained using a unique, patented conversion process. The technology behind the process involves compressing carbon fibers with a thermosetting resin at high temperature in a steel mold. To meet watchmaking quality criteria, the engineers have reworked the carbon fibers and the composition of the resin. The result is a non‑porous, water‑resistant single‑unit case with clean edges, in a deep black, which is the color of the carbon fibers. The marbled appearance of each piece is unique thanks to the random way the carbon fibers are mixed. The matte finish reduces reflection for better legibility and makes it soft to the touch.

As a subtle reference to the color associated with Renault Sport’s Formula 1 Team and the racing car field, both timepieces display yellow rubber inserts on the crown and the rocker push buttons.
Bell & Ross BR-X1 Collection for Renault 1


BR‑X1 RS16 Tourbillon – Limited Edition of 20 Pieces
The case, in Carbone Forgé grade 5 titanium and ceramic with rubber inserts, measures 45mm. It has double AR-coated sapphire crystals, rocker push‑buttons, and it is water resistant to 100 meters.

Movement is the Swiss manual-wind Bell & Ross caliber 283 with 35 jewels, 21,600 vph and a power reserve of 100 hours. It is a mono‑pusher column wheel chronograph with flying tourbillon. Functions are: hours and minutes. Chronograph: 30‑min timer at 11 o’clock, chronograph 60‑sec timer at 1 o’clock. Power reserve indicator at 9 o’clock. Flying tourbillon at 6 o’clock.

The dial is a grey‑tinted sapphire crystal, with metal appliqué indices with SuperLuminova inserts. Metal skeleton Superluminova‑filled hour and minute hands.

It comes on a yellow and black woven rubber and carbon fiber straps with steel black PVD buckle.

Bell & Ross BR-X1 Collection for Renault 2


BR‑X1 RS16 – Limited Edition of 250 Pieces
The case, in Carbone Forgé grade 5 titanium and ceramic with rubber inserts, measures 45mm. It has double AR-coated sapphire crystals, rocker push‑buttons, and it is water resistant to 100 meters.

Movement is the Swiss automatic Bell & Ross caliber 313 with 56 jewels, 28,800 vph and a ower reserve of 44 hours. It has an X‑shaped upper bridge. Functions are: hours, minutes, small seconds at 3 o’clock. Skeleton date at 6 o’clock. Chronograph: 30‑min timer at 9 o’clock, central chronograph seconds. Tachymeter scale on the flange.

The dial is a grey‑tinted sapphire crystal. Metal appliqué indices with SuperLuminova inserts. Metal skeleton SuperLuminova‑filled hour and minute hands. Aluminium 30‑min chronograph timer disc.

It comes on a yellow and black woven rubber and carbon fiber straps with steel black PVD buckle.

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