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Hublot - Spirit of Big Bang Tourbillon 5-day Power Reserve Carbon White

Hublot Spirit of Big Bang Tourbillon 5-day Power Reserve Carbon White

The Spirit of Big Bang Tourbillon White... different, yet resolutely Hublot

”The Spirit of Big Bang Tourbillon White... different, yet resolutely us”, declares Ricardo Guadalupe, Hublot CEO. ”It combines the distinctive codes of our brand: 6 H-shaped titanium screws, "sandwich" case construction, the Art of Fusion with carbon fibre and composite inclusions, an HUB6020 skeleton tourbillon manufacture movement custom-designed for its tonneau case, a jewel of innovation and expertise showcasing the aesthetic approach to movement design central to the Hublot philosophy, and, lastly, strap interchangeability thanks to its patented One Click system."

Spirit of Big Bang Tourbillon 5-day Power Reserve Carbon White

Spirit of Big Bang Tourbillon 5-day Power Reserve Carbon White © Hublot

In the seven years since its launch in 2014, the singular and distinctive Spirit of Big Bang has been cultivating its differences whilst incorporating the signature Hublot codes - 6 H-shaped titanium screws, a "sandwich" case construction, and a demonstration of the Art of Fusion.

With the Spirit of Big Bang Tourbillon 5-day Power Reserve Carbon White, Hublot combines black with white, proving opposites attract. The 42-mm case, case back and bezel are crafted from carbon fibre featuring white composite inclusions. These white inclusions are formed of glass microfibres created as a non-woven fabric (NWF), used mainly to improve the breaking strength of composites: This NWF is then co-impregnated with the carbon fibres using tinted epoxy resin when the composite preforms are created in a special mould.

Spirit of Big Bang Tourbillon 5-day Power Reserve Carbon White

Spirit of Big Bang Tourbillon 5-day Power Reserve Carbon White © Hublot

Released in a limited edition of 100 pieces, the Spirit of Big Bang Tourbillon 5-day Power Reserve Carbon White plays with contrasts and transparency with a sapphire case back and dial which reveal the ultra-aesthetic architecture of the HUB6020 manufacture movement. A skeleton tourbillon specially designed to sit within the tonneau case of the Spirit of Big Bang. A power reserve of 115 hours, hand- wound, with a 5-day indicator set at 8 o'clock. At 6 o'clock, the tourbillon cage completes one rotation per minute. Off-centre hours and minutes can be read at 3 o'clock.

Paired with a white lined rubber strap, the Spirit of Big Bang White embraces interchangeability thanks to its patented "One-Click" system. A mechanical watch. A magnetic complication. A feat of geometry.

 

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From the outset, Hublot has embodied design and innovation that differ markedly from the established watchmaking order. With the impetus provided by Jean-Claude Biver, by 2004 these values had already become the basis of a new DNA, leading the brand, which is currently headed by Ricardo Guadalupe - its CEO since 2012, to develop particularly audacious timepieces – most of them with a highly-developed sporting aspect.

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