Sinn Special Edition RX-8 with “Wankel Engine” 303 Family
Posted by wristwatch on September 25, 2007
Without Felix Wankel there would be no Sinn Model 303 RX-8! This timepiece represents an homage to the ingenious inventor, kicked into gear by the only automobile manufacturer presently giving the Wankel engine a chance: Mazda. The first 888 purchasers of the RX-8 sports car received this watch as a special limited model with red printing on the stop hand as well as the second hand in the shape of a rotary piston.
The same model with yellow hands is now available in unlimited form.Naturally, it is delivered as a complete set in the same wooden box with piano lacquer. This is a chronograph in finest stainless steel quality that literally makes one think of the Wankel technology every second of the day. At the same time it represents a timepiece of the highest practicality. The reliable Swiss watch movement ETA 7750 is enclosed between two lavishly ground sapphire crystals, so that it is completely water-resistant. Alongside the time of day and the chronograph’s stop times,the day and date can also be read easily.The encircling tachymeter scale serves to determine average speeds. Additionally, it is outfitted with the speed limits for this model’s automobile tires, marked in red. The 303 RX-8 is not only for automobile lovers, but for all who enjoy perfect mechanical watches and their design – combined with the security of knowing one possesses a superlative,technically innovative instrument.
* Model 303 RX-8 with a polished stainless steel case,domed sapphire crystal and a Russian leather strap.
* Model 303 RX-8 with bracelet.Instead of a second hand,a rotary piston is moving in a stylized Wankel engine’s crankcase.
* View through the sapphire crystal at the highaccuracy movement with spezial engraving, and side view at the screw-down crown and the protected buttons.
* Wankel technology at the weight of its evolution: the new planetary rotation motor RENISIS by Mazda.
* Model 303 RX-8 – luminous at night.
* Set: High-quality box with piano laquer, tools to exchange the band,box of spring bars, watchmaker’s loupe,polishing cloth and guarantee card.