Homing in on great featsPreview BASELWORLD 2017: The brandnew AVENGER HURRICANE 12H
The Avenger Hurricane takes off in a new version in which the ultra-light, ultra-sturdy case in Breitlight® – a world-first – is teamed with a yellow or black dial and high-performance Manufacture Breitling Caliber 01. A chronograph built for extremes.
Launched in the spring of 2016, the Avenger Hurricane truly lives up to its nickname as “the superlative-charged Breitling”. By its impressive 50 mm diameter. By its rugged construction with protective reinforcements for the pushpieces and the crown. By its case made of Breitlight®, an exclusive high-tech material 3.3 times lighter than titanium and 5.8 lighter than steel yet significantly harder. And also by its numerous other qualities such as exceptional resistance to scratching, traction and corrosion, thermal stability, along with anti-magnetic and non-allergenic properties.
The Avenger Hurricane squadron now welcomes a new member. This exceptional model retains the 50 mm XXL diameter. However, the major new element lies in the fact that Manufacture Caliber B12 with its 24-hour military-style display is replaced by Manufacture Breitling Caliber 01 indicating the time in a more conventional 12-hour mode – yet with the same precision and superior reliability guaranteed by the chronometer certificate delivered by the COSC (Swiss Official Chronometer Testing Institute).
On this instrument for professionals, the lightly streaked black color of the case made of Breitlight® – and water-resistant to 100 m (330 ft) – is teamed with a technical and powerful yellow or black dial punctuated by aviation-inspired white stencil-type numerals. The presence of luminescent hands and numerals, along with a thick sapphire crystal glareproofed on both sides, guarantees maximum legibility in every circumstance. The unidirectional rotating bezel is equipped with four rider tabs serving to memorize times. Like all Avenger models, the pushpieces and crown are fitted with a non-slip grip ensuring optimal handling, even with gloves.
The exclusive strap combines comfort and sturdiness, with a rubber inner lining and sides and an exterior made of anthracite high-resistance Military textile fiber.