Following the opening of the IWC Ingenieur watch series at the 74th Goodwood Members’eeting in 2016, IWC re-opened the 75th Goodwood Members ‘Meeting this year after the IWC Series of Engineers’ Launched a series of engineers with a comprehensive transformation. The historic racing event in the south of England offers a great stage for the launch of the new series, and the design of the new range of watches is largely inspired by the style of the first batch of engineers in the 1950s and 1960s. Another highlight of the event is the 1957 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL debut, which is also the birth of the Ingenieur series.
The first Ingenieur watch (Model 666) has set a new benchmark for the watchmaking industry with its simple three-pointer design, and the IWC has been further developed and refined through the model 866 since 1967. “New Series is now once again in the early Ingenieur models as the main blueprint, and thus the entire watch family to return to their own design roots.In addition to simple round case, the watch is also characterized by the dial covered with luminous coating and modeling Eye-catching hands and scales. ”
Ingenieur Automatic (Model IW357001 / IW357002 / IW357003) is a simple three-finger watch with a date window set at “3 o’clock”, 40 mm in diameter, with three material styles to choose from. One of the two models with stainless steel watch case, and rhodium-plated pointer and scale. The first paragraph (model IW357001) with silver dial and black crocodile leather strap, the second (model IW357002) with a black dial and stainless steel bracelet. The third (model IW357003) with 18K red gold case, rock gray dial, gold-plated pointer and black crocodile leather strap.
Ingenieur Chronograph (Model IW380801 / IW380802 / IW380803) by the two-way pawl on the chain system IWC IWC new 69375-type self-movement drive, after the full chain can provide 46 hours power reserve. Two versions are made of stainless steel case and bracelet: a silver dial and gold-plated dial (model IW380801), and the other with a blue dial and rhodium-plated pointer (model IW380802). Stainless steel bracelet for the pilot series after a new development, not only has excellent wear comfort, but also in the clasp integrated fine-tuning device. The third watch (model IW380803) with 18K red gold material, with a rock gray dial, gold-plated pointer and black crocodile leather strap. Through all the watch transparent sapphire glass table bottom cover, the wearer can look at the delicate operation of the 69375 movement.
Ingenieur Chronograph Sport (Model IW380901), driven by IWC89361 self-made movement. 44mm titanium case, black dial and black calfskin strap to give the watch dynamic yet elegant appearance. “6 o’clock” position of the small seconds of the pointer lightning pattern to the wearer shows that the soft iron inner shell to protect the movement from the negative effects of magnetic field effect.
The top watch in this series is the engineer’s calendar digital date – month watch Ingenieur Perpetual Calendar Digital Date-Month (model IW381701). The calendar can automatically identify the size of the month, and even can be considered on the leap day, and can easily get through the crown adjustment. 89800 self-made movement also equipped with chronograph function. This timepiece has a diameter of 45 mm 18K red gold case, silver dial, black pointer and black crocodile leather strap.