On the horizon of the English countryside, the elegance of a gentleman driving a legendary convertible emerges. The humidity-laden atmosphere holds in the distance the red-hot, cavernous roar of the legendary engine. The reflection of a ray of light shines on the chrome. The minutes pass before revealing the sublime alliance between leather and brushed aluminum. Wristwatch, SUPERCHARGED it invites you to take your place behind the wheel, manipulate the old-fashioned settings and make the racing car roar, with your eyes sparkling with passion.
Jumping hours and retrograde minutes require a demanding mechanism capable of accumulating energy before releasing it at a given moment. This must be done with a quick click but without any complications and, to do this, Reservoir has created a proprietary module developed and produced with Telos a La Chaux-de-Fonds. The movement is made up of no less than 124 parts and incorporates a safety device to prevent damage when the crown is turned counterclockwise.
Il Reservoir Supercharged Sport Red Zone II is an edition that is inspired by the retro racing design and analog instruments on the dashboard of classic cars. The black dial features a 10-minute red zone, reminiscent of the dangerous areas of the red zone on the tachometer. The power reserve is displayed via a large opening at the bottom of the dial and echoes the fuel or oil gauges with the inscriptions "E - ½ - F". Angled retrograde minute indication, applied logo, framed hour and power reserve display offer great depth to the dial. Of course, the display is a bit unusual at first, but it's nice and fully functional. All indications clearly contrast with the black dial offering immediate readability.
Made of steel 316L, the 43mm case combines a polished bezel with brushed flanks. The caliber derived from ETA 2824, visible through the case back opened at 240 degrees and fixed with 5 screws, beats at a frequency of 4Hz, and offers 37 hours of power reserve. Reservoir Supercharged Sport Red Zone II it is complemented by a black alligator leather strap with red motorsport-inspired stitching and lining and is secured to the wrist with a butterfly folding clasp. Plus, it features an easy-to-change system that lets you change the strap and personality of your watch in seconds. The watch is delivered with a spare NATO strap. The price is set at 3.750 EUR.