Christopher Ward C700 gearing up for your wrist

Time to paint the pitlane green with envy

Christopher Ward's new C700 Grand Rapide is the British watchmaker's most ambitious timepiece yet.

The motorsport-inspired watch features a carbon-fibre dial and a rubber strap with a carbon weave effect that'll draw envious glances in the pitlane – even if you're walking back to your tired old family wagon.

Despite being designed in Britain, the C700 is made in Switzerland and features a Swiss Sellita SW500 automatic movement. If the rubber strap's pushing it a bit too Top Gear for you, there's also the option of a leather strap or steel bracelet (£60 extra).

It's available for pre-order from Christopher Ward's website and will cost from £800.


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