Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt gets his own personalized Hublot watch: the King Power Usain Bolt. Yes, the fastest man in the world now has a watch dedicated to him. Hublot developed this special model in close consultation with the champion, to mark this monumental year in sport.
“It’s perfectly natural to be associated with the fastest man, not just on the planet, but the fastest since the Big Bang” declared Jean-Claude Biver, Chairman of Hublot.
The 48 mm-diameter watch, in micro-blasted ceramic contains Hublot’s HUB4100 chronograph movement, and the strap is made from exactly the same leather as the shoes he wore when he broke the world records in Beijing in 2008. The watch will be a limited series of 250 numbered pieces, priced at $24,000 each.
Movement: Caliber HUB4100, automatic, chronograph; 252 components; 27 jewels; 42-hour power reserve
Functions: Hours, minutes, small seconds, chronograph, date
Case: Micro-blasted black ceramic, diameter = 48 mm, sapphire crystal with gray minute-track transfer and double-sided nonreflective coating, black PVD titanium crown and push-pieces with black rubber inserts, black composite resin lugs and lateral inserts, water-resistant to 100 meters; black rubber strap with gold-colored synthetic leather, folding buckle in black micro-blasted PVD titanium
Dial and Hands: Matte black dial with satin-finished, 2N gold-coated flange; satin-finished hands and indices coated with black Super-LumiNova; Usain Bolt silhouette in gray transfer in small seconds subdial at 9 o’clock; chronograph 12-hour subdial at 6 o’clock; chronograph 30-minutes subdial at 3 o’clock; date window at 4:30
Limited edition of 250 numbered pieces