Drive Time: Watches Inspired by Automobiles, Motorcycles and Racing (Hardcover)

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By Aaron Sigmond, Jay Leno (Foreword by), Elvis Mitchell (Contribution by)
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A century of automotive-inspired watches. This lavish volume is a fascinating exploration of the interplay between two kinds of beautifully made machines. A detailed look at the development and history of timepieces influenced by automotive design, made in direct partnership with automotive firms or historically important presences in the world of motorsports. A comprehensive index features more than ninety automobile-inspired watches of the early and mid-twentieth century, such as the Rolex Daytona and TAG Heuer Carrera and Monaco, up through current timepieces such as those found in the Chopard Mille Miglia, Breitling by Bentley, Porsche Design, Hublot Ferrari, Jaeger-LeCoultre Aston Martin, and IWC Mercedes-Benz AMG collections. Informative, insightful, and entertaining, Drive Time is an invaluable reference for the mechanical connoisseur.

About the Author

Aaron Sigmond is the senior contributing lifestyle editor at Autoweek and editor in chief of Mechanics of Style by Girard-Perregaux. He has written for Revolution: The World's Ultimate Watch Lifestyle Magazine and aBlogtoWatch. Jay Leno is the former host of the Tonight Show and host of Jay Leno's Garage. Elvis Mitchell is a film critic and host of the KCRW radio show The Treatment. Ariel Adams is the founder and editor of aBlogtoWatch and author of The World's Most Expensive Watches.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780847848188
ISBN-10: 0847848183
Publisher: Rizzoli International Publications
Publication Date: April 5th, 2016
Pages: 240
Language: English