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Read the time from a recycled Porsche 911 Part 2

About a month ago we announced a watch Rec is creating from recovered Porsche 911 parts. In this update we show you some of the many Porsche 911 design references that laid the foundation for the design of the 901 Automatic that Rec have spent a full year polishing!
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When watches resemble cars: Part II

Yesterday Part 1 of our insight report, today part II. People who like cars generally like watches and vice versa. The flowing simple design of a Ferrari 250 GTO can bring a car aficionado to tears. Same goes for a simple Patek Philippe Calatrava and a watch collector. But what happens when watch and car designs merge? Have you ever seen a car with the design of a watch?
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When watches resemble cars: Part I

Motorsport and time recording cannot always be viewed entirely separately. Stopwatches and chronographs have enabled motorsport since the very first races; consequently, they are a functional necessity. Designing watches that resemble cars is a modern trend that is anything but functional. Is this new design direction an enrichment or an expression of creative poverty?
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