Zenith’s partnership with high-end cigar brand manufacturer Cohiba gets off to a smoking start in 2018, at the 20th prestigious Cuban Habanos Festival, with the launch of two spicy new limited-edition versions of the brand’s celebrated Pilot Type 20 model: the 50-piece Pilot Type 20 Extra Special Cohiba Maduro 5 Edition in 18-carat rose gold and the 150-piece Pilot Type 20 Chronograph Cohiba Maduro 5 Edition in bronze.
The Zenith Defy El Primero 21 launched in 2017 heralded a new and fascinating chapter in time measurement, while the Defy Zero G continues writing the future of watchmaking in 2018 with its downsized and optimised gyroscopic “Gravity Control” model.
It all began with the Defy El Primero 21, the revolutionary hundredth-of-a-second chronograph. Then came the first Defy Lab, the world’s most accurate mechanical watch with an unprecedented oscillator. At Zenith today, the future of watchmaking can be summed up in four letters: DEFY. A modern collection encompassing various degrees of horological complexity. A gateway into this futuristic universe, the new Defy Classic oozes charisma through all 41 mm of its titanium case framing a stellar dial decor, coupled with a choice between a metal bracelet and a strap in leather or rubber.
In 2017, Zenith blazed the trail towards watchmaking’s future with the revolutionary Defy El Primero 21, the only high-frequency automatic chronograph designed to measure hundredths of a second. This year, DEFY appears as a full-fledged collection featuring several degrees of mechanical complexity ranging from three-hand to Grand Complication models. The first embodiment of futuristic Haute Horlogerie, the new Defy Zero G defies the laws of gravity with its downsized and optimised gyroscopic “Gravity Control” module. Zenith’s famous patented device stages a spectacular show at the heart of a skeletonised and grey-toned high-frequency El Primero calibre. Fitted with a sturdy 44mm-diameter case in titanium or pink gold, the Defy Zero G teams its stellar architecture with a supple and ergonomic metal bracelet. A year ago, Zenith wrote the first chapter of tomorrow’s watchmaking with the launch of Defy El Primero 21, an exceptional hundredth-of-a-second chron
The Pilot Cronometro TIPO CP-2 FLYBACK takes its place amongst a star-studded cast at the 2018 Man’s World Fair in Zurich Switzerland From March 9-11th all eyes will be on ZENITH’s two new Pilot Cronometro TIPO CP-2 FLYBACK models as they take their place alongside other must-have kit for on-trend men about town at this year’s Man’s World Fair in Zurich. The leading show for men, Man’s World presents a range of carefully selected different products, services and experiences providing an opportunity for male fashionistas to gain inspiration, get connected and experiment to their hearts’ content.
The Elite collection welcomes a new model that enables its wearer to change the colour of time. Yellow, apple green, turquoise and red versions appear housed in a daintier than ever stainless steel case with diamond-set bezel: the new Elite Lady Moonphase 33 mm stands for a powerful temperament, original aesthetics and appealing colours. The Elite Lady watch is an iconic style statement for women who never go unnoticed. This exquisitely feminine timepiece epitomising contemporary elegance offers a new perspective on time that will delight the hearts of women who looking for a watch that not only harbours a fine mechanism but is also a beautiful piece of jewellery. A FINE MECHANISM IN A PRECIOUS JEWELLERY CREATION The heart of this new ladies’ watch beats to the rhythm of the automatic Elite Calibre 692 bearing the inimitable Zenith signature. Endowed with a more than 50-hour power reserve, this ultra-thin movement operating at a frequency of 28,800 vibrations per hour and compri
Zenith proudly launches its new chronograph designed for yachting enthusiasts and experienced sailors. The Chronomaster El Primero Sport Land Rover BAR is a 250-piece limited edition featuring the legendary El Primero chronograph movement beating at a cadence of 36,000 vibrations/hour. Fitted with a new strap featuring a carbon fibre coating recalling the team boat, the case is water-resistant to 200 metres to ensure high performance both on and off the water. The count-down has begun! Zenith and the new Chronomaster El Primero Sport Land Rover BAR will be supporting Land Rover BAR during the entire thrilling adventure as it aims to #BringtheCupHome! A new legend is born Following last November’s announcement of the partnership between Zenith and Land Rover BAR, the British Challenger for the 35th America’s Cup, Zenith and the team led by Sir Ben Ainslie, united in facing their next challenge. The new Chronomaster El Primero Sport Land Rover BAR edition incorporates the be
Friday May 26th will see Zenith’s sailing partner – the Land Rover BAR team and British Challenger for the 35th
An imposing bronze case, a wide ratcheted easily adjustable crown, oversized luminescent numerals and a high-beat El Primero mechanism: the new “Pilot” by Zenith proudly flaunts the DNA of a line of airborne conquerors. In 2017, this famous aviator’s watch with its distinctive design expresses its trailblazing style in chronograph mode. With its sandblasted black dial and its khaki green oily nubuck leather strap, it showcases a neo-retro look fuelled by an adventurous spirit. Exactly like that of the aviation pioneers that the Manufacture accompanied right from the early days of flight. With its noble bearing and vintage patina, the new Pilot Extra Special Chronograph is imbued with the intrepid heritage of high-flying heroes. A natural heir to the onboard instruments developed by Zenith in the early years of aeronautics and known for their precision, sturdiness and outstanding legibility, this chronograph – with its virile bronze case, its high-frequency El P
The El Primero legend in the hundredths of a second age Swiss watch manufacture Zenith has a century and a half behind it and is resolutely taking its place in the third millennium with a new 100th of a second chronograph movement. While remaining true to its legendary roots, the 21st century Defy El Primero flaunts standout performance: a COSC-certified in-house movement driving a hundredth of a second display by means of a central hand, with its unique and exclusive dynamic signature of one rotation per second. Its double-chain structure is based on two regulators, made of Carbon-Matrix Carbon Nanotube composite, a patented new material that is insensitive to magnetic fields and temperature gradients to a degree well above existing norms. With its powerful 44 mm titanium case, Defy El Primero 21 becomes the master of extreme precision. The world’s most accurate series-made chronograph in 1969 enters a whole new era. The acknowledged champion of high-frequency chronographs, tha