A new carbon fiber look for the DEFY Classic, with an integrated bracelet, also made of carbon - a first for an automatic watch.

Lighter. More daring. More innovative.

Carbon fiber is appreciated for its rare mix of lightness and strength, but also for its gritty and futuristic look. However, until now its use in the art of watchmaking has been rather limited, especially for a particular component: the bracelet. The carbon bracelets of the watches were actually made with plates of the composite material fixed to the surface of a metal base, or were otherwise reserved for a few watches with great complications produced in extremely limited series. With the DEFY Classic Carbon, Zenith offers an automatic watch an ergonomic all-carbon bracelet: unprecedented technical prowess and a bold statement of style.

To produce an all-carbon fiber bracelet, the Manufacture had to face a whole new set of technical challenges. Due to the complexity of the production of an entirely carbon bracelet, a maximum of 100 examples of Zenith DEFY Classic Carbon are produced each year. It is actually a continuous limited production. With a total weight of just 65 grams, the carbon bracelet and titanium buckle, the DEFY Classic Carbon sets a new standard of precision for Zenith, which goes beyond movement.

In relative terms, it weighs almost half of an equivalent DEFY Classic model in titanium with a bracelet of the same metal, which in itself is much lighter than traditional metals such as stainless steel and gold. Its charming nuanced look is the prelude to an incredibly smooth and velvety feel to the touch. Thanks to its light and balanced weight, you hardly notice you have it on your wrist. For those who prefer the contrast between the carbon fiber case and the strap, the DEFY Classic Carbon is also available with a black “Cordura” effect rubber strap, with a carbon and titanium folding clasp.
Price with steel bracelet 19.600 EURO and with cordura effect rubber strap 11.700 EURO.