‘Prestige, luxury and elegance, elegance and exquisite design excellence’ represents the brand traits shared by BVLGARI and Maserati, and is also the cornerstone of cooperation between the two brands. In 2012, Bvlgari launched two chronograph watches with Maserati’s iconic colors, demonstrating the highly respected values of the two top Italian brands, and opening a close partnership between the two parties. In the summer of 2017, Bvlgari brought two new Octo Maserati watches, GranSport and GranLusso, bringing the cooperation of the two legendary brands to a whole new level. Two new watches were launched at the Frankfurt Motor Show, which opened on September 12, to help Maserati’s brand event.
Both Bulgari and Maserati, as industry leaders in their respective fields, share common values, which is also the basis for establishing a cooperative relationship between the two parties. The new Octo Maserati watch features a retrograde minute hand and a flyback hour hand, and uses Maserati’s iconic features. Its aesthetic design complements Maserati’s memorable car design, shining brightly, and demonstrating the machinery that the two brands respect Aesthetics. The new watch is designed to provide an exclusive experience for Maserati owners and enthusiasts, and is available at Bvlgari boutiques.
The striking design of the Octo Maserati watch is reminiscent of the tachometer of a Maserati sports car. The unique design connects two distinct areas of timepieces and cars, symbolizing the strong alliance between the two top luxury brands.
Bvlgari × Maserati: The combination of decisiveness and refined craftsmanship
The design of the Octo Maserati watch appropriately reflects the eclectic brand attitude of Bulgari. One point is slightly exaggerated, and one point is slightly restrained. Whether it is the color matching of the watch, the choice of materials or the font design, everything is exquisite. Without the need for complicated visual sense, you can take people into the world of two legendary brands of Bulgari and Maserati, and feel the charm of their passion and collision. Octo watch design is natural and smooth, the case design is full of tension and full of modernity. It is a banner work of the watch industry, and it pays tribute to the long history, culture and art of Bulgari. At the same time, the Octo Maserati watch also contains the subtle elegance of the Maserati brand. The watch is engraved with the Maserati brand logo, highlighting the brand’s identity and value, and its superb Italian craftsmanship reflects Maserati’s distinctive and outstanding quality. The watch dial design is inspired by the sports car dashboard and counter; the leather strap and exquisite stitching inherit the manufacturing process of Maserati’s premium leather seats.
The two top brands from Italy share the concept, trust each other and achieve remarkable cooperation. In 2012, the Octo Quadri-Retro chronograph with Maserati’s iconic colors and the Octo Velocissimo watch with Velocissimo movement were launched, and since then the close cooperation between Bulgari and Maserati two brands. Car enthusiasts love these two watches, praising the perfect combination of precise timing and sporty temperament, lamenting the double-sided nature given to watch art. On the one hand, the watch retains the luxurious atmosphere of Bulgari, on the other hand, it inherits the classic creativity of the Maserati trident logo. Maserati was founded in Bologna, Italy in 1914. Its famous trident logo was inspired by the statue of Neptune in Bologna, the birthplace of the company.
For more than a century, Maserati has demonstrated its heroic spirit again and again in the world-famous automobile road race. Leaving the track, fans of Maserati will also drive their cars on the road when they are on holiday overseas to enjoy the free and easy of the luxury sports car. Maserati enthusiasts are usually well-informed collectors. They have high requirements for the collection and need to have superb skills, cutting-edge technology, stylish design, and extraordinary qualities. They respect the Octo Maserati watch by Bulgari as another model of luxury. The Octo Maserati watch is 41 mm in diameter. The dial is as clear and easy to read as a car dashboard. The famous Trident logo shines in the 24-hour display window.
The watch is equipped with a Retro BVL 262 mechanical movement independently developed and manufactured by Bulgari, which coincides with the spirit of Maserati’s independent development and manufacturing of engines. This self-winding movement continues the Swiss watchmaking tradition and is decorated with Geneva ripples. It uses superb chamfering and chamfering. It is decorated with 33 gems. The power reserve is up to 42 hours. To ensure excellent performance and accurate travel time. The manufacturing process of the watch is super complicated, the dial design is simple and easy to read, and the advanced flyback hour hand and retrograde minute hand show agitation, which is fascinating. The outstanding Bulgari watch and the passionate Maserati sports car are very similar and complement each other.
In this cooperation between Bulgari and Maserati, the two watches launched for Maserati GT owners are outstanding, exquisite and elegant, making the owners love both watches.
Two limited editions: GranSport and GranLusso
Maserati combines excellent on-road driving ability and excellent track experience, also suitable for long-distance travel and access to high-end places. Similarly, the Octo Maserati watch launched by Bvlgari not only has a dynamic temperament, but also presents an elegant and casual style. Of the two watches, the GranSport watch case is coated with a black DLC-like diamond carbon coating, the dial is black, and the hands and all displays, including numbers, hour markers and counters, are silver-blue. Avant-garde design concept. The GranLusso watch is made of 18K rose gold, the dial is black, and the entire hands and display system are rose gold tones, conveying the unique style of the Italian jewelry family Bulgari.
The two watches are stylish and elegant in design, and their movements are sophisticated. They represent the passion of high-end timepieces and the car manufacturing process, and are a perfect interpretation of elegance and fashion. Two watches will be exhibited at the Frankfurt Motor Show, and the products will be sold in limited quantities, which means that only a few lucky car owners can enjoy this exclusive experience, allowing the specially customized Octo GranTurismo black DLC steel watch to bloom , Interpretation of gentleman elegance. At the Goodwood Racing Festival held in early July, 30 owners have successfully ordered the new Maserati GranTurismo and GranCabrio watches, and they have become exclusive and special VIP groups.
Two Octo Maserati watches will help gentleman owners to interpret fashion classics and interpret the long-lasting charm of chronograph watches.
OCTO RETRO MASERATI
BVL 262 mechanical movement with two-way automatic winding, retrograde minute hand and flyback hour hand. The vibration frequency is 28,800 vibrations / hour, the movement diameter is 26.2 mm, the thickness is 6.1 mm, and the power reserve is 42 hours.
Comes with two cases in black DLC (diamond-like carbon) and 18K rose gold. Hands and display are plated in silver or 18K rose gold. The case diameter is 41.5 mm and the dial is black with a perforated leather strap with blue or brown stitching.
Bvlgari OCTO MASERATI GranSport watch, price 99,000 yuan (SAP: 102717)
Bvlgari OCTO MASERATI GranSport watch, price 91,000 yuan (SAP: 102619)
Bvlgari OCTO MASERATI GranLusso watch, price 237000 yuan (SAP: 102906)