12
Mar
 
 
 
 
           
 
 
 
 
 
Oris honors the 9th Rally Clásico Isla Mallorca
By Romit Jethwaney — March 12, 2013
 
Acting as the official time partner and the title sponsor of the Oris Rally Clásico Isla Mallorca, Oris unveils its new Calobra Limited Edition watch. The novelty is inspired by the iconic classic cars participating in the rally.
 
 
Oris Rally Clasico Isla Mallorca
 

Oris Isla Mallorca Rally
 
 
Oris Classico Isla Mallorca
 

Calobra is the name of a tiny village thirty-two miles from Palma de Mallorca, Spain. The village is surrounded by the picturesque landscape with weaving roads and breathtaking corners, and even the notorious ‘Nus de sa Corbata’ translated as ‘tie knot’. 

 
Vintage Car Rallying it at the Isla Mallorca Rally

The place is really popular with classic car enthusiasts. Since 2005, the ‘Rally Clásico Isla Mallorca’ has been held in the backdrop of Calobra and the surrounding territory. This year's 9th edition will be held at Puerto Portals, brimming with yachts, bistros and aficionados, as it takes to the roads of the island from 14th to 16th March. This one of a kind rally takes the cars through 400 kms of mountainous terrain  around the west coast of Majorca. There are 14 stages over three days - two on Thursday evening and six each on Friday & Saturday. The 2013 edition features almost 90 competitors in classic speedsters dating back to the 50's including famous names like MG, Porsche, Alfa Romeo, Lancia, Austin Healey, and Spanish local Seat.

Isla Mallorca Rally

As Title Sponsor of the event, Oris has showcased their support and dedication to the occasion by creating a limited edition timepiece, Oris Calobra, in honor of the Rally. The new Oris watch features a multi-piece 44mm diameter stainless steel case. It incorporates a bezel, rendered in black ceramic, rotatable in both directions. On the outside, it is rubber-coated and boasts ‘good grip’ profile.

Oris Calobra
A sapphire crystal, domed on both sides, with anti-reflective coating inside, protects the dial. The case is 100-meter water-resistant.The two-piece dial is framed by a silver mat ring that bears a Tachymeter scale. The subtle black shade of the dial is contrasted with Superluminova-coated Arabic numerals. At 9 o’clock, you will notice a special seconds display with a dashboard-like design. The Nickel hour and minute hands are provided with Superluminova inlay. The watch features an automatic mechanical movement Oris Cal. 774 and the Chronograph function is presented with help of motorsport-inspired red hands. The date window is positioned at 6 o’clock. 
 

Oris Calobra Case back

 
The case-back of the Oris Calobra watch reveals an engraving of the unique ‘tie knot’, reminding of the unpredictable twists and turns of the roads in the surroundings of Calobra. Limited to 1,000 pieces, the Oris Calobra Limited Edition epitomises classic motorsport design and function. The timepiece is presented in a unique box, which includes a folding set with a rubber strap and a tool to change the bracelet. This sporty and elegant timepiece is priced at $ 3,800.
 

Oris Calobra
 
 
Oris Calobra

 





 
 
Isla Mallorca Rally
Classic Cars lined up at the Isla Mallorca Rally
Isla Mallorca Rally
Isla Mallorca Rally
Oris Calobra
Oris Calobra Box Set
 
 
Name:   Email:
 
 
Website:
 
Comment:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
     
 
ADVERTISEMENT
 
     
 
Welcome to Wear Your Lifestyle.Com, an elegant and entertaining magazine and blog showcasing the world of luxury horology and life + style for connoisseurs and aficionados of fine timepieces. We are India’s leading luxury watch and lifestyle portal for news and infotainment about luxury timepieces and related consumer lifestyle.
 
 
We are looking for writers to contribute articles and write for us. For more details please Contact Us.
 
   
 
Enter your name and email to receive our exclusive monthly magazine, Wear Your Lifestyle™, and special offers and updates from Chrono Watch Company
 
   
 
   
 
 
 
Action superstar Jackie Chan for Richard Mille
 
Omega ambassador, Hollywood superstar Nicole Kidman
 
Superbike racing champion Nicky Haydon for Tissot
 
Football legend David Beckham for Breitling
 
Hollywood superstar, Tom Cruise sporting his U-Boat watch
 
U-Boat watch new brand ambassador is Israeli supermodel Bar Rafaeli
 
Olympic Gold Medalist Usain Bolt for Hublot
 
Tag Heuer brand ambassador Shah Rukh with former tennis star Sania Mirza and designer Nandita Mahtani at an event in Mumbai
 
Danica Patrick photo shoot for Sports Illustrated
 
Tennis legend Boris Becker and his wife, sporting IWC watches
 
 
 
   
     
  Instagram  
   
     
 
 
   
 
 
 
 
                       
             
 
  Name*
  E-mail*
 
 
 
  Copyright © 2012 All rights reserved A Digital Publication of Chrono Watch Company ™ Designed by Arjun Sekhri / Developed by ELUTION