Porsche’s latest creations, the 718 Spyder RS and 718 Spyder RS with Weissach package, are designed to provide an unrivaled driving experience on tough mountain roads and meandering coastal routes. Porsche Design unveils the new Chronograph 718 Spyder RS, available only to customers of this convertible roadster, in perfect harmony with these remarkable automobiles. This clock is handcrafted with precise precision at Porsche’s own watch manufactory in Solothurn, Switzerland, and offers high-quality design components as well as a slew of technical characteristics that reverberate with pure passion everytime the wearer glances at their wrist.
The 718 Spyder RS stands out from the crowd with its sleek design and characteristic streamliners, as well as its six-cylinder mid-engine, race-proven GT chassis, and lightweight construction, offering unsurpassed agility. The accompanying chronograph is designed for maximum performance, mirroring the vehicle’s performance-oriented attitude. The clock adds no extra weight to the wearer’s wrist thanks to its lightweight titanium case. Furthermore, it, like its motorized sibling, can be customised. The case is available in natural titanium or black titanium, with tachymeter or minute dial bezel variations. Customers can design the color ring surrounding the dial using Porsche Design’s timepiece configurator, which offers a variety of regular, metallic, and unique hues, including historic Porsche shades.
Designed to withstand the exhilarating bends of the road, the scratch-resistant sapphire crystal of the Chronograph 718 Spyder RS ensures optimal readability at every turn. The carbon “RS” dial and the “GT” dial in black pay homage to motorsport, while the white hour and minute indexes made of ceramic Super-LumiNova® luminous material provide a sporty contrast. The totalizers bear the “Flyback” lettering and feature an “M” and an “H” for minutes and hours in racing yellow. The hands, available in PERFORMANCE (white), ESSENCE (black), or GT (yellow), intensify the racing-inspired allure with each passing second. At 9 o’clock, a mechanical gear indicator with a black and white chequered flag design and dynamic “Spyder RS” lettering further accentuates the ultimate motorsport genes of the 718 Spyder RS.
Turning the watch over reveals a rotor that mirrors the design of the Spyder RS wheel, with the Weissach package variant featuring a rotor inspired by the lightweight magnesium alloy wheel. Both rotors are available in various colors such as Brilliant Silver, Aluminum, Dark Silver, Neodyme, Indigo Blue, and Black, with the end cap adorned by an “RS” logo in Brilliant Silver. The timepiece configurator offers additional model-specific rotor colors for further personalization. Engraving options are available on the back, allowing buyers to add up to 12 characters, such as the vehicle identification number (VIN) of their matching roadster.
The Chronograph 718 Spyder RS has excellent timekeeping capabilities thanks to the COSC-certified Porsche Design WERK 01.200. The movement, housed in a glass bead-blasted titanium back that matches the case color, has a flyback function that allows for smooth starting, stopping, and resetting in a single operation. The watch comes with a smooth car leather black leather strap with a Race-Tex attachment imprinted with “Spyder RS” at the 6 o’clock position. Contrasting stitching options in Carmine Red or Arctic Gray lend a personal touch. Alternatively, high-quality titanium straps that match the buckle can be used. All straps have a quick-change mechanism and a folding clasp for comfort and style.
The Porsche Design Chronograph 718 Spyder RS is a true reflection of the 718 Spyder RS and 718 Spyder RS with Weissach package. Exclusively available to buyers of these remarkable vehicles, the chronograph can be ordered on porsche-design.com, starting at 9,500 euros (RRP), at Porsche Centers worldwide. Customers will receive their timepiece along with a high-quality box, accompanied by a plaque featuring the limitation number. The configurator allows for personalized text engravings on the plaque, adding a unique touch. When a 718 Spyder RS with Weissach package and matching chronograph are purchased, the metal is embellished with a “Weissach RS” graphic showcasing the stylized test track of the Porsche Development Centre in Weissach. Prepare to experience the perfect fusion of exceptional driving and meticulous timekeeping with the Porsche Chronograph 718 Spyder RS.