The Renault 5 turbo was one of the most successful smaller rally cars of its era. There was also a road legal version, which was one of the first hot hatch models of the 1980s, arguably the most exciting time to drive sports cars in Europe as a combination of speed, light weight and sharp handling made cars like the VW GTi, Ford Fiesta XR2, … Continue reading Coming Soon: Yema Rallye 5Turbo
Watch Gecko has a new watch on pre-order, say hello to the NTH DevilRay, which looks the biz we reckon. Tons of eye-candy lume for night wear, solid Seiko NH movement, double dome sapphire crystal, steel 43mm wide case, plus steel bracelet. Unidirectional 120 click bezel, which also features X1 superlume. Sunburst grey dial isn’t everyone’s first choice maybe, but we can live with that … Continue reading NTH DevilRay in Grey: Real Sharp 500m Diver
The Dirty Dozen movie inspired a generation of watch fans to buy a field watch, or milspec if you prefer. Something functional, unshowy and containing lots of lume so that night time timekeeping was available at a glance. Sure, not everyone is a night shift worker, badger den watcher, or serves in the military, but there are lots of reasons why you want a rugged … Continue reading Bremont Broadsword Recon: Dirty Deeds Done Good
Farer has launched a range of Moonphase watches, which celebrate pioneers in astrophysics, plus offer classic dress watch styling details. The three Eddington, Halley and Burbidge models all have 38mm cases, chamfered towards the lugs in a 1930s Deco streamlined style. They also have a dappled effect on the side of the case. Salmon, sky blue or night sky deep blue are your dial colour … Continue reading Farer’s Moonage Daydream
Armin Strom has another limited edition on their site and as ever, it’s a technical tour de force. Beautiful details and finishing, twin balance wheels and that magic ingredient, resonance. What’s that you ask? We were baffled too, is it like a Bulova tuning fork? No, it’s a clutch spring set between the two balance wheel assemblies, which we reckon acts as a kind of … Continue reading Armin Strom Resonance: More Ltd Edition Genius At Play
Luminox has a new watch which pays tribute to the search and rescue teams of Iceland. The ICE-SAR Arctic 1050 is a rugged quartz wristwatch, with a big 46mm wide case plus varied colour lume, so you can differentiate between the hands, bezel and pulsometer info. Obviously checking a casualty’s pulse is one of those essential functions a rescue/utility watch should have. The extra long … Continue reading Luminox ICE-SAR Arctic 1050: Tough Timekeeper
Yes, if you love Rolex then it’s worth knowing that UK website Watchfinder.co.uk has a 48 hour flash sale right now. There is some debate across the watch world right now on which models are declining, or just holding steady in resale value. Certainly Subs and Daytonas are always going to be demand, so we cannot see much room for price drops there. But the … Continue reading FYI, Watchfinder Has a Flash Sale on Rolexes Right Now
A pure one off by George Daniels or Roger Smith would really be something to own for sure, but for mere mortals with less than a million to spend a limited edition of 20 pieces by Weiss is worth a look. The titanium field watch features a blue dial, 38mm wide case and is hand made in the USA. Inside the lightweight case there’s a … Continue reading How Rare Do You Like Your Watches?