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Henrik Fisker designs Aston Martin with chrono in the dashboard

The Aston Martin Vanquish V12 “Thunderbolt” is the result of a design study by automotive designer, and founder of Fisker Automative, Henrik Fisker. The idea is that this is personal interpretation of what the Aston Martin Vanquish V12 Coupe could look like. Inside, is the world’s first Panasonic curved screen infotainment system, as well as something watch lovers will surely appreciate: a Maurice Lacroix Masterpiece Le Chronograph Squelette in the center of the dashboard. The timepiece is manually wound, and requires access to the pushers on the side, as well as the crown, in order to wind, set and operate it – so it is not clear how this would function inside an a car if it actually went into production. Being that it is design study, not a production or even concept car, it will not be produced which

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Maurice Lacroix To Launch Masterpiece Seconde Mysterieuse At Basleworld

Next month Maurice Lacroix will launch an interesting new timepiece at Baselworld — the Masterpiece Seconde Mysterieuse. It features an off-center dial displaying hours and minutes, and a mysterious seconds display. The seconds are indicated on an oversized subdial at 6 o’clock. “The ‘mysterious’ hand marks out a linear reading of the second, in alternating horizontal and vertical 15-second cycles. The hand turns on its axis, as though in full levitation, producing a captivating optical illusion.”

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Maurice Lacroix Memoire 1

This is the first mechanical watch in the world to feature a memory function, the Memoire 1. It has a dial with hands for minutes and seconds and a disk to show hours. There is a push button in the crown which allows you to switch from "Time" to "Chrono" mode. The hands and hour disk switch to measure time and then back to a normal watch with the press of the button. You can even toggle back and fourth while the chrono is running. This watch uses 537 components and has yet to be officially introduced, but you can check out the microsite here.

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