Chopard has been a faithful partner of the historic Mille Miglia endurance rally since 1988. Each year, Chopard's Mille Miglia collection returns in limited editions and brings to life countless sports watches inspired by classic cars. Although the 2020 edition of the rally has been postponed to the end of October in light of the current situation, Chopard is unveiling this year's editions: two models highlighted by elegant “Azzurro” dials in a steel blue tone that contrasts beautifully with the red writing “Mille Miles ".
The collection Chopard Mille Miglia 2020 includes two different versions: the Mille Miglia GTS Blue Chrono steel and the Mille Miglia GTS Blue Power Control, an automatic date and time watch in steel and rose gold, with a clearly automotive-inspired power reserve indicator.
Il Chopard Mille Miglia GTS Azzurro Chrono has a 44mm steel case with a blue tachymeter bezel and mushroom pushers. The blue dial features a circular satin brushed finish. The watch is powered by a certified chronometer automatic movement featuring the distinctive 12-9-6's layout Valjoux 7750. The caseback is engraved with a checkered flag motif surmounted by an arrow Mille Miglia .
Il Chopard Mille Miglia GTS Light Blue Power Control, offered in a two-tone style, combines a steel case and rose gold details, on the winding crown, bezel, hands and hour markers. With a diameter of 43 mm, the blue aluminum bezel is marked in five-minute increments to facilitate time recording. By turning the watch, the caseback allows a clear view of the self-winding movement 01.08-C, whose accuracy is certified by COSC.
The watches Chopard Mille Miglia GTS Light Blue are limited editions: 750 pieces available for GTS Azure Chrono and 500 pieces for the Power Control. Both models are complemented by a blue perforated calfskin strap with a rubber lining inspired by racing tires Dunlop vintage. Both are equipped with folding steel buckles. The price is 7.360 EURO for the Mille Miglia GTS Azure Chrono e 9.640 Euros for the Mille Miglia Power Control.