A Pumping Piston Tells Time on This Engine-Inspired Watch

Breitling's watches have always been the perfect accessory for pilots wanting a timepiece to match their passion. But when it comes to cars and motorcycles—the most popular transportation choice of the masses—Miki Eleta's new Timeburner is a more appropriate choice. Because instead of rotating hands, it uses a pumping… » 3/18/15 12:29pm 3/18/15 12:29pm

Why The Bloodhound SSC Needs A 1,000 MPH Rolex

We've already seen the 1000 MPH Rolex built for the Bloodhound SSC land speed record hopeful. Now, driver Andy Green explains exactly why he needs it. » 6/13/14 12:34pm 6/13/14 12:34pm

At 1,000 MPH, This Is The World's Fastest Rolex

The jet-powered Bloodhound SSC will make its 1,000 MPH world record attempt in 2016. And when driver Andy Green evacuates his bladder while blowing beyond Mach 1, if he's lucky, he won't be looking at these gorgeous gauges from Rolex. If he is, there's a good chance he's going to die. » 5/09/14 9:55am 5/09/14 9:55am

A Vintage BMW And A Group B Rally Car Make For One Gorgeous Watch Ad

A vintage BMW in a dark garage, a Group B homologation car in the dirt, stringback gloves and car-inspired chronographs. Wherever this fantasy world exists, I want to go to there. » 3/24/14 10:00am 3/24/14 10:00am

The Best Gifts For A Gearhead With Taste

Not all car enthusiasts want miniature hot rods or Corvette beer cozies. There are some goddamn classy gearheads out there, and they have impeccable taste. » 12/06/13 4:50pm 12/06/13 4:50pm

Why TAG Heuer is The Gearhead Watch Brand

TAG Heuer is the quintessential gearheads’s watch. Not the Rolex Daytona, Hublot F1 King Power, or IWC Ingenieur (as IWC’s marketing department would now like you to think), but almost any TAG Heuer. » 5/02/13 8:00pm 5/02/13 8:00pm

Five Of The Tackiest Watches To Go With Your Car

Have you ever wanted a Ferrari LaFerrari, but decided not to buy one simply because there was no matching wrist accoutrement? Worry no more, as this week Swiss watchmaker Hublot announced it was releasing a new watch to accompany the latest and uber-iest of all the uber-Ferraris. » 4/27/13 2:41pm 4/27/13 2:41pm

The Funniest Story You'll Ever Hear About A Rolex

(Dr. Jim Norman, driver of the Napleton Racing #16 Porsche Cayman team that just won the GX class of the 2013 Rolex 24, has the funniest Rolex story you'll ever hear! In his own words — OHL) » 2/01/13 2:20pm 2/01/13 2:20pm

How I Turned A Passion For Cars Into This Gauge-Inspired Watch

My buddy Bradley Price owns an old '83 Alfa Romeo GTV6 and lets me ride in it occasionally. Also he makes these incredible watches for people like him who love vintage style but can't afford to drop thousands of dollars on a car-inspired watch. I can't give you a ride in his Alfa but I did ask him to explain how he… » 5/17/12 2:00pm 5/17/12 2:00pm

This watch looks like a gauge from a '60s race car

No, it's nothing to do with time travel. This is one of a new range of Autodromo watches inspired by the instruments and dials of 1960s and 1970s Italian racing cars. And frankly, this is as close as I'll ever get to owning such a car. » 11/28/11 3:00pm 11/28/11 3:00pm

Ferrari P4/5 Competizione: The Watch

The P4/5 Competizione isn't even built yet and Girard-Perregaux's already making a watch to commemorate the car. Forget "Arab Money," we want haute Swiss horologist money. » 10/28/10 2:45pm 10/28/10 2:45pm

Porsche Family Private Watch Collection Up For Auction

Hodinkee just tipped us that 49 watches from the Porsche family private collection are up for auction at Bonhams. The best part? With many around $1,600, you could actually afford to own a Porsche heirloom. Full catalog below. » 11/13/09 2:15pm 11/13/09 2:15pm

F1 Carbon Watch Concept Doesn't Include Hookers

Despite what you may or may not think about F1 racing in light of the recent hooker-centric events, it's still a pretty damn popular sport. As such, John Pszeniczny has taken inspiration from the racing series to create the F1/Carbon GMT watch. This design's a concept made of carbon fiber — we think to make it lighter… » 4/25/08 1:20pm 4/25/08 1:20pm

Heavens! An Isetta Watch!

Released by BMW to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the bubblecar that saved its bacon, porkchops and head cheese after the Second World War, this Isetta watch is rather neat, but we think we'd feel rather pretentious wearing it unless we could score a Hayabusa watch for the other wrist. Of course, then we'd look… » 7/19/07 9:00pm 7/19/07 9:00pm