Just after TAG Heuer and its Carrera Nismo Calibre 16 Chronograph, it’s time for another manufacture, also known for its collection of watches inspired by racing cars, to announce its partnership with one of the teams engaged at the 24 Hours of Le Mans. The result is a sporty chronograph dedicated to the previously-rewarded Audi R18 e-tron Quattro (winner in 2014). Here is the Oris Audi Sport Limited Edition II Chronograph that celebrates the second year of the landmark partnership between Oris and Audi Sport.
The battle between racing teams and their sponsors will be on the track of Le Mans but also on the wrists this year, as, to be honest, the TAG Heuer Carrera Nismo Calibre 16 Chronograph and this new Oris Audi Sport Limited Edition II Chronograph share a lot of specifications, both for the design and the mechanics. The Oris shouldn’t be underestimated though, as it has several arguments to win the race, starting with a long track record of producing high-performance motorsport timepieces, with a heritage that can be traced back to the 1970 Chronoris. The new Audi Sport Limited Edition II Chronograph is the latest in the line. Just like a racing car, it’s build to be as light and as strong as possible, and is packed with a series of mechanically simple but pleasant features.
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