Legendary professional wrestler and prolific action star Dwayne Johnson He was seen wearing all kinds of clothing spectacular watches, from a legendary Audemars Piguet Royal Oak and occasionally a Rolex to a Panerai Submersible or a classic IWC Big Pilot. However, “The stone“ Usually opts for larger wrist companions.
Saturday in Denver, where he was on the show with Deion Sanders College game day from ESPN, just hours after his surprise return WWE SmackDown Friday night, the actor Dwayne Johnson He was wearing a brand new watch that caused quite a stir in the world of watchmaking. The reason? A look that will amaze everyone, excellent freedom of movement inside and an elegant reinterpretation of a vintage classic. The piece in question is this Tag Heuer Monaco Night Driver.
The 60s classic in its darkest version
The Monaco is for those new to the world of collecting rectangular chronograph watch powered by a Automatic movement —When it debuted in 1969, it was the first highly waterproof automatic chronograph to be housed in such a case. Famously worn by Steve McQueen Le Mans from 1971, its instantly recognizable silhouette has endured for more than 50 years.
Frequently, Tag Heuer is reissuing the Monaco in various forms, some in limited editions like this one. Not all of them are special, but the Night Driver has a lot going for it: it’s housed in a 39mm black grade 5 titanium DLC case and features an anthracite gray opaline dial covered in a fine grain pattern, that is reminiscent of dials. gray, blue and black of the references of a Monaco vintage. Aside from that, Dwayne Johnson’s watch It really comes to life in the dark, with a fully luminous dial that glows for three hours after being fully “charged” in the light.
When many watch lovers think of the Monaco, the first thing that comes to mind is the Monaco automatic movement, In 1969 it was the innovative Caliber 11. Today, however, the Night Driver (like many Monaco references) is powered by the Heuer Caliber 02, which has an 80-hour “Proof.” weekend power reserve and a column wheel that ensures a smooth operation enables operation of the chronograph (there is nothing better than smooth operation of a men’s jewelry). In addition, the entire set is visible through a transparent sapphire crystal case back.
But what else could we say about this watch, the simple fact that The stone Choosing him says a lot about him – and about the actor himself. Black Adam—. However, you may find it more difficult to get your own Tag Heuer Monaco Night Driver, as it is limited to 600 pieces. If your business Tag Heuer The next one still has one in there share – it officially went on sale last week ahead of the F1 Singapore Grand Prix – we recommend you get behind the wheel with all the speed of McQueen. Because although there are many Watches inspired by motorsports very few are as great as this one.