For two years, the watch industry has been running at full speed. In 2021 alone, Switzerland had a record year. And 2022 has got off to a good start, with a February increase of 24% compared to last year. The producers are of course looking to take advantage of this favorable climate, among other things depending on their many new products … Focus on the sports watches in 2022!
12 new sports watches from 2022:
rolex Oyster Perpetual Air-King. This 40 mm steel clock pays homage to the aviation pioneers of the 1930s. It has just been subtly redesigned. Small news: its crown receives a protective shoulder, and its middle sides are made straight. Finally, the second hand is painted green, the Rolex color par excellence.
Bell & Ross BR V2-92 Full Light. The French-Swiss watchmaker is known for its highly readable watches. The flagship Full Lum (completely luminous) series subscribes to this feature. This BR V2-92, which uses a 41 mm round stainless steel box, adds this excellent readability at night. Its dial and hands, fully coated with Super-Luminova, light up in the dark. Spectacular effect!
Breitling Top Time Triumph. The Swiss watchmaker, which is still independent, has been a partner of the motorcycle brand Triumph since 2021. As a result of this collaboration, this 41 mm steel chronograph, largely personal, is based on the model Top time home. It has a sunburst disc whose ice blue color pays homage to the British icon, the 1951 Triumph Thunderbird 6T.
Koøje Big Bang Integral Green. The collection Big Bang Integral, which bears its name well, has revolutionized the world of watchmaking. In this green variant, the watch case is 42 mm and its bracelet is made of satin-brushed high-tech ceramic. Hublot seems to have overcome the difficulties that manufacturers encounter in creating bright colors on this material. The jungle green hue of this big bang reminiscent of tropical forests.
IWC Big Pilot’s Watch 43 Top Gun. This news 43 Top Gun part of the IWC pilot’s watch collection. Its case, which comes in a 43 mm version, is lined with scratch-resistant black ceramic. It is powered by the internal caliber 82100 with durable ceramic components. Finally, the EasX-Change system allows you to change straps in an instant.
Longines Spirit Zulu Time. The collection Spirit respects the centuries-old tradition of internal precision instruments for air pioneers. With its GMT hand, this model Zulu time shows a different time zone. Its 42 mm steel box has a two-way rotating edge with a 24-hour scale. The ideal watch to hold the spirit of great adventurers.
Omega Speedmaster 57 Chronograph Co-Axial Master Chronometer. This news is a development of Speedmaster of 2013, with reduced dimensions. Its case measures 40.5 mm in diameter and 13 mm thick, compared to 41.5 mm and 16 mm, respectively, at launch. Finally, its Master Chronometer rating implies greater precision and greater resistance to magnetic fields. Cheers!
Panerai Submerged Quarantaquattro Esteel. The new generation is very keen on the ecological issue. Watchmakers need to get started if they do not want to be boycotted. For 2022, Panerai is expanding its eSteel to its Submersible. More than 50% by weight of QuarantaQuattro (137 g) is made of this recycled steel. This 44 mm watch is available in store or online.
Rado Captain Cook high-tech ceramic diver. Manufacturing is a pioneer in the use of ceramics for watchmaking. No wonder she uses it for this 43 mm diver, waterproof up to 300 m. The back of the titanium is engraved with two seahorses, reminiscent of those that already adorned the models from the 60s.Another charming detail, the small mobile anchor at noon swings in all directions.
Richard Mille RM 35-03 Automatic Rafael Nadal. This watch belongs to the collection developed by Richard Mille for Rafael Nadal. The Spanish tennis champion has been an ambassador for the modern watchmaker since 2008. It took three years of development to bring this sports car to life. Its detachable butterfly rotor allows the wearer of the watch to respond to its winding speed. Chic and playful!
TAG Heuer Aquaracer Professional 300 Orange Diver. This 43 mm diver is designed to assist professionals in their underwater missions. Its dial has orange, the color of urgency and safety. It is waterproof down to 300 m, and its luminous hands and index can be read in the dark. It accompanies modern adventurers both in the city and under the oceans.
You are sleeping Black Bay GMT S&G. Waterproof to 200 m, this Black Bay, equipped with a production caliber MT5652, covers its 41 mm stainless steel box. It adorns this resistant material with luxurious touches of gold found on the ring, the crown and the central links on its bracelet … In the end, this watch is, a little sporty, a little precious, calm under the waves as in a chic evening.