Inspired by the race car that they designed, Bell & Ross is presenting their take on the classic Bellytankers, two watches based on this design: the BR V1-92 and the BR V2-94. The first timepiece, the Bell & Ross Vintage BR V1-92 Bellytanker is a simple watch housed in a 38.5mm stainless steel case, with and the essential functions: hours, minutes, seconds and date. Inside is the Swiss automatic Bell & Ross caliber 302 (base Sellita SW300-1) with 25 jewels, 28,800 vph and a power reserve of 38 hours.
The second watch is the Bell & Ross Vintage BR V2-94 Bellytanker, a sportier edition housed in 41mm stainless steel , with chronograph function and a vintage-inspired steel tachymeter scale. It is powered by the Swiss automatic Bell & Ross caliber 301 (base ETA 2894-2) with 37 jewels, 28,800 vph and a power reserve of 42 hours.
Both timepieces are limited editions of 500 pieces, featuring an engraved profile of the Bellytanker racer on the caseback. Are the watches as cool as the race car itself? Let us know in the comments below!For more info be sure to visit Bell & Ross’ dedicated page here.