Gear Patrol recently had the opportunity to attend Parmigiani’s unveiling of the new Bugatti Super Sport watch as part of one amazing weekend (but more on that later) in Monterey, CA. Created as a predecessor to the now famous Bugatti 370 by Parmigiani, at the core of the new model is a specially developed PF 372 movement, which features 337 components visible through six sapphire crystals and a 10-hour power reserve.
What truly separates this timepiece from the rest of the high-end watch pack are the design elements that connect it with the vehicle, such as the use of an orange and black carbon fiber dial, and the construction of the movement in two separate planes that match the contours of the Super Sport’s body. Like the 370, the dial is positioned to be visible at an angle, which makes viewing the time easier while driving and leaves room for the movement to be displayed where the dial traditionally sits. Scheduled to officially launch in early 2011, only 30 of these timepieces will be made, and will sell for $259,000. For more specs and shots continue reading below. Also check out Hodinkee’s video interview with Parmigiani’s CEO Jean-Marc Jacot on the watch’s development.