Preview: 2017 Carrera Heuer-01 Drive Timer Red Bull Edition CAR2A1K

  1. Calibre11

    Calibre11 Editor of Calibre11.com Staff Member Jan 20, 2017

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    We've seen a few shots of this watch from the Geneva feeds. but time to create it's own thread- official release is March 26
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  2. dsio

    dsio Ash @ ΩF Staff Member Jan 20, 2017

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    I don't mind the Red Bull they haven't over done it with the branding
     
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  3. Calibre11

    Calibre11 Editor of Calibre11.com Staff Member Jan 22, 2017

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  4. Hubert

    Hubert Jan 22, 2017

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    That strap seems to be comprised of a rubber base with a leather detail sewed on top. Not sure I like it in blue, but hopefully pictures of other colors will surface soon. I tend to prefer the design of the MU strap over this one.
     
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  5. dtf

    dtf Jan 23, 2017

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    Curious to know what the market for this is? Do F1 fans support a single team like red bull and are they fanatical enough to buy this over one of the regular H01s? What is resale going to be like for this?
     
  6. Big Adam

    Big Adam Jan 23, 2017

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    I asked similar question on another thread. F1 fans tend to be fans of, er, F1. Many will have a favorite driver regardless of which team he moves to.
    Obviously the one notable exception to this is Ferrari where the relationship is reversed.
    At least, like Ferrari, RB have a standard livery. What colour a Maclaran H01? Orange?
    :)
     
  7. Calibre11

    Calibre11 Editor of Calibre11.com Staff Member Jan 23, 2017

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    A good question! McLaren has always been my team, even when they've had drivers that I don't especially like (cough*Hamilton*cough).

    I split my loyalties now between Ricciardo as a driver, and McLaren as a team
     
  8. Aquagraph

    Aquagraph Jan 23, 2017

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    Richard Mille McLaren just announced
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  9. Big Adam

    Big Adam Jan 23, 2017

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  10. Calibre11

    Calibre11 Editor of Calibre11.com Staff Member Jan 23, 2017

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    Yeah, I'm not a fan of that either
     
  11. Aquagraph

    Aquagraph Jan 23, 2017

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    The crown is hilarious.
     
  12. OttoWilliam

    OttoWilliam Jan 23, 2017

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    The crown takes 1/4 of the cost...LOL. just kidding.
     
  13. Pitfitter446

    Pitfitter446 Jan 24, 2017

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    Yuk. The McLaren I'm referring to, although the Red Bull is not for me either.
     
  14. elbeik

    elbeik Jan 25, 2017

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    The branding remains discrete however; recall the Nismo edition with more logos than hour markers?
     
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  15. dgdana

    dgdana Jan 27, 2017

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    Is that a big watch or a small wrist? :) Same size as a standard 01 I assume.

    Is this a special edition or a limited edition?
     
  16. MrJKLFoams

    MrJKLFoams Mar 11, 2017

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    I actually like the RM mclaren design but definitely not the price. For 1M$ yuk! This watch is a status symbol plus horological if you consider. The heuer01 redbull im abit 50/50 on the design. For me it is much better if they remove the addition bridges to were they applied the arabic numerals. It would be much better to keep the first heuer01 design and just replace the hour markers with arabic numerals. Heuer01 resell is actually not bad. I own the first colorway of heuer01 and someone is willing to pay 4.5K AUD.
     
  17. Mr_Orange

    Mr_Orange Mar 13, 2017

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  18. Mr_Orange

    Mr_Orange Mar 13, 2017

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