Certina DS Podium Big Size Chronograph WRC Limited Edition Watch Review
Friday - 27 February 2015
Certina launches the new DS Podium Big Size Chronograph - WRC Limited Edition during the opening ceremony of Rally Sweden.
Rally Sweden is the second round of the 2015 FIA World Rally Championship held on the 12th February. The Limited Edition timepiece honours the beginning of the brands third consecutive year as the Official Partner and Timekeeper for the FIA World Rally Championship. It is without a doubt that the new chronograph cements Certina’s relationship with rallying where the sport becomes a way of life. The design is crafted to a limited number of 5000 pieces for an important air of exclusivity.
The timepiece boasts a carbon finer surface area and extreme precision providing attributes ready to compete and celebrate the three year partnership. The stainless steel satin 44mm casing is extremely solid and encompassing a PrecideTM movement the masterpiece guarantees a high level of accuracy. With a highly legible dial design that sits behind sapphire crystal compete with anti-reflective coating treated on both sides, the timekeeper is perfect for racing car drivers who require to make instant decisions under pressure. Three chronograph counters highlighted in silver showcase the timing of 12 hours, 30 minutes and small seconds. Important points are enhanced with Superluminova for visibility in restricted light and to add to the legibility desired. The high contrast between the green, silver and black colouring strengthens the accuracy and precision of the dial. With a water resistance to a pressure of 200m, the new DS Podium Chronograph is both practical yet stylish in design.
The rubber strap stating the Certina and WRC partnership completes the timepiece presenting a stylish interpretation of watch design associated with the sport industry. A reminder is clearly marked on the screwed case-back, which honours the collaboration with the WRC official logo design. The DS Podium Chronograph is certainly aimed at those seeking the thrill of living in the fast lane.