Bentley GMT B04 S Carbon Body - The spirit of competition

Equipped with a Manufacture Breitling dual time-zone movement, the Bentley GMT B04 S chronograph makes a strong comeback in a 250-piece limited series with a carbon case and dial. A fine tribute to Bentley's competitive feats both past and present.

Already interpreted in a titanium version, the Bentley GMT B04 S features a strikingly original and daring design based on asymmetrical lugs and integrated pushpieces moulding the shape of the case and an exclusive black rubber strap. Breitling now introduces it in a limited edition distinguished by its resolutely sporty exterior. With this in mind, the brand has chosen a cutting-edge technology already used on the chassis of Formula 1 racing cars as well as in aviation and racing boats - but entirely novel in a watch. The high-tech case material is composed of tiny carbon fibres (just 30 microns in diameter) woven into several hundreds of layers placed at a 45-degree angle between each successive layers, and then bonded by heat-set resin. The result is peerless rigidity combined with superlative shock-resistance and a distinctive matt black appearance. A paragon of legibility, the dial is also made of carbon with a visible weave. A competition-ready look enhanced by red-rimmed counters reminiscent of racing car instrument panels.

Whether a road going or universal travel companion, this dual-time-zone chronograph also stands out for its unprecedented user-friendliness. The black hour hand showing local time is quickly and easily adjusted by rotating the crown forwards or backwards - without losing any precision in terms of minutes and while ensuring automatic adjustment of the date in both directions. Meanwhile, the red hand keeps track of home time in 24-hour mode. An additional user friendly feature takes the form of a rotating inner bezel bearing the names of 24 cities and serving to show the time at a glance in every time-zone compared to the time shown by the 24-hour hand. This exceptional functionality is admirably controlled by Manufacture Breitling Calibre B04, protected by two patents: an 'engine' entirely developed and produced by Breitling that is chronometer-certified by the COSC (Swiss Official Chronometer Testing Institute), a reliable token of superior precision and reliability.

Bentley GMT B04 S Carbon Body: sporty travel at its finest.

Movement:

  • Manufacture Breitling Calibre B04.
  • Officially chronometer-certified by the COSC.
  • Selfwinding, high-frequency (28,800 vibrations per hour.
  • 47 jewels.
  • Over 70-hour power reserve.
  • 2nd time-zone in 24-hour mode.
  • 1/4th of a second chronograph, 30-minute and 12-hour totalizers.
  • Calendar.

Case:

  • Carbon (250-piece limited series).
  • Water-resistant to 100 m.
  • Screw-locked crown.
  • Rotating pinion bezel with 24 time-zone indication.
  • Cambered sapphire crystal, glare proofed on both sides.

Diameter:

  • 45 mm.

Dial:

  • Black Carbon.

Strap:

  • GMT rubber.

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