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    OriginTimes bores out the Bugatti Veyron of watch winders
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    We've seen all kinds of creative and decorative uses for engine blocks, ranging from coffee tables to wine racks. This one, however, is decidedly more... mechanical. The German craftsmen at OriginTimes have taken the engine block from none other than the Bugatti Veyron and turned it into a ...

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    It's about time to pay tribute to Porsche's first Le Mans victory
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    Porsche Design P'6612 Dashboard Le Mans 1970 Limited Edition – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Some races come and go, but a handful remain inextricably intertwined with the very fabric of motor racing around the world. Races like the Monaco Grand Prix, the Indianapolis 500 and the ...

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    Happy Birthdays: Chopard celebrates Alfa Romeo with special line of timepieces
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    Chopard GT XL Chrono Alfa Romeo (above) and table clock (below right) – Click either image for high-res image gallery
    In a field of automotive-inspired wristwatches, one marque stands above the rest as the connoisseur's choice: Chopard. From its ongoing sponsorship and participation in the ...

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    Pininfarina designs an exclusive Tourbillon for Bovet 1822
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    Bovet Ottana Tourbillon by Pininfarina – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Over its 80 years of styling some of the world's most beautiful automobiles, Pininfarina has earned its reputation for striking designs. But this one could be the most intricate, if not the most intriguing. A ...

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    Scuderia One by Cabestan: Ferrari watch for Ferrari owners - at a Prancing Horse price
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    Scuderia Ferrari One by Cabestan – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Ferrari's ever-expanding branding initiatives took a hit recently when the Italian automaker and racing team split with its watchmaking partner, Panerai. Apparently the collaboration wasn't doing much for either ...

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    Devon Tread 1: What comes after the GTX [w/video]
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    Devon Tread 1 – Click above for high-res image gallery
    The demise of the Dodge Viper may have cut the life of the Devon GTX prematurely short, but don't count its creators down for the count just yet. Devon Works LLC has a whole slew of products in the pipeline, ranging from motorcycles to ...

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    Nixon rolls out special editions for the Gumball 3000
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    If the usual array of premium automotive branded timepieces presented here on Autoblog isn't exactly your taste, you may want to check out the latest from Nixon. The fresh skater-culture brand has teamed up with the organizers of the Gumball 3000 to roll out a special set of watches and ...

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    Hublot reveals F1 King Power watch during Chinese Grand Prix
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    Hublot F1 King Power – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Let's face it, watch fans: few of the supposedly automotive-inspired timepieces out on the market bear much automotive inspiration beyond a logo or maybe the odd design flourish. But this is something else. Upon announcing its ...

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    Spyker gears up to launch line of wristwatches at Le Mans
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    If you're going to produce world-class sports cars, you're going to need the timepieces to go with them. It's a time-honored rule that's been followed by Ferrari, Aston Martin, Porsche and Bugatti, to name just a few. And now that the Saab takeover is out of the way, Spyker is preparing to join ...

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    The award-winning Fortis Spaceleader Chronograph by Volkswagen Design
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    Fortis Spaceleader Chronograph by Volkswagen Design – Click above for high-res image
    You might figure that, with Porsche now under the Volkswagen umbrella, we'd see fewer overlaps in the group's expansive product portfolio. But remember, this is the auto giant that brought out the Phaeton ...

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    Equipe brings the auto-inspired timepiece to MoTown
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    Equipe Watches – Click above for high-res image gallery
    The shared themes between watches and automobiles are nothing new to enthusiasts of either – or more often, both. Like a high-end automobile, the finest timepieces incorporate finely-crafted mechanisms encased in evocative ...

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    Porsche Design makes a splash with P'6780 Diver
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    Porsche Design P'6780 Diver – Click above for high-res image gallery
    You'd expect a studio like Porsche Design to come out with the occasional driver's watch. But a diving watch is quite a different story. In fact, this is only the second time the studio has made one. The first was over 25 ...

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    Timing Belt: The Engine One Tourbillon by Chopard L.U.C.
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    Chopard L.U.C. Engine One Tourbillon – Click above for high-res image gallery
    There are plenty of watchmakers out there trying to muscle in on the automotive theme. Some through design, some through commercial partnerships like the one which Hublot recently signed with Formula One ...

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    Hublot presents the F1 King, official timepiece of Formula One
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    Hublot F1 King – Click above for high-res image gallery
    There's seemingly no limit to the extent of commercial partnerships taking place every day in the fast-paced world of Formula One racing. But while the teams, and sometimes even the races themselves, have been the beneficiaries of ...

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    Abarth's Race Against Time: BRM V12-T-44 Chronograph
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    BRM V12-T-44-Abarth – Click above to view high-res image
    The French timekeeper BRM is well known to the car world – and not because it happens to share its name with the 1962 F1 championship team – but because of its motorsport-inspired mechanical timepieces. For Abarth, BRM ...

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    Graham Prix: Brawn GP finally gets its own watch line... and it's about time
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    Graham-London Chronofighter G-BGP-001 – Click above for high-res image gallery
    If you're going to be a world championship Formula One team, you're going to need your own watch line. Ferrari is with Panerai, McLaren is with TAG Heuer, and even Williams has Oris. The Honda team was in league ...

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    Audi centennial timepiece celebrates 100 years on four wheels with four hands
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    Audi teamed up with Munich-based watchmaker Chronoswiss to create the Tachoscope, celebrating 100 years of Audi. The mechanical timepiece has a chronograph and tachometer function (to measure velocity) inspired by the Auto Unions that helped define the Audi adventure: the second hand's numerals are ...

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    Ferrari and Panerai unveil new watch collection at London show
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    We're still a few months away from the official unveiling of the new California, but that didn't stop Ferrari from finding something to debut for the crowds at the British International Motor Show. Drawing on its collaboration with Italian watchmaker Officine Panerai, Ferrari revealed its latest ...

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    Zagato designs for Wyler Genève
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    click above image to view in high resolution The name Zagato might as well be Italian for "exclusive"; that's exactly what their designs are. Although the carrozzeria has been designing cars since 1919, their most recent designs have all been extremely limited editions. Creations like the ...

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    Quattro Valvole watch by Meccaniche Veloci
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    Automotive timepieces keep getting closer to the cars they're inspired by in terms of design, mechanics and price. The latest to cross our radar screen is the Quattro Valvole by Italian watchmaker Meccaniche Veloci. If the model name sounds familiar, you're thinking back to the circa-1984 Ferrari ...

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