Since its introduction in 2018, the Santos de Cartier has been the most effective instance of a sporty/luxurious look ahead to the model. With its attention-grabbing mixture of conventional, dare I say emblematic design with informal parts and total robustness, it has since been seen in numerous editions designed so as to add a contact of boldness to the gathering. Along with the traditional metal fashions, but additionally variations with a gradient blue dial or a black-coated case, it now comes with a brand new blue-coated bezel and new dials, all that includes an unprecedented striped sample. Meet the brand new blue Santos de Cartier for Watches and Wonders 2022.
Whereas faithfulness and conventional class are to be discovered within the Santos-Dumont assortment, the traditional Santos de Cartier is a sporty, informal luxurious watch with every day put on in thoughts. Therefore the relative heft of the case, its fashionable dimensions and respectable water-resistance make it a weekend-ready Cartier. With this in thoughts, it’s additionally an excellent car for color combos, enjoying with the a number of parts of its case.
As a part of the 2022 assortment, Cartier is releasing new fashions with a number of evolutions moreover simply new dial colors. Based mostly on the massive mannequin in stainless-steel, which means a watch that measures 39.8mm in width, 47.5mm in size and 9.37mm in top, the model has added a brand new bezel. For the primary time on this revamped assortment, the Santos de Cartier has a patterned bezel with horizontal grooves and is coated in blue PVD for a putting distinction. The useful screws throughout have been stored in uncoated metal.
New to those fashions too are the dials. Counting on the identical idea because the bezel, it encompasses a central space with horizontal grooves too. Gone are the traditional blue arms, which have right here been changed by bigger luminous arms. The Roman numerals appear to be utilized and never painted (to be confirmed once we see the watches). The dial is on the market both in brushed darkish blue to match the bezel or in brushed silver, matching the metal of the case. In each variations, the watch is totally two-toned.
One of many biggest points of the Santos de Cartier, when it was revised in 2018, was the addition of the QuickSwitch system, permitting to alter between the bracelet and the rubber strap with out instruments. The idea has been retained and these new fashions are delivered with each a metal bracelet with a folding clasp and a blue rubber strap that mimics the look of the bracelet.
The watch continues to be powered by the Calibre 1847 MC, an computerized motion first launched on the 2015 Clé de Cartier and produced by the group’s ValFleurier manufacture. A traditional, comparatively easy but dependable engine that beats at 4He and shops 42 hours of energy reserve.
The brand new 2022 Blue PVD Santos de Cartier giant fashions shall be accessible within the coming weeks. The value is just not confirmed but however must be round EUR 7,500 to EUR 8,000. For extra particulars, please go to cartier.com.