Category Archives: MOMO Design Watches

Grand Prix Inspired Time Classics

The 2016 Formula 1 European Grand Prix takes place this weekend in Baku, Azerbaijan in a race that is designed to be the fastest street circuit competition in the world. Formula 1 architect Herman Tilke sought out to create the six kilometer race course in the Caspian Sea city that would be exciting and thrilling  to both race car drivers and fans.

Top Formula One drivers:  Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg of Team Mercedes, Valtteri Bottas of Team Williams, Nico Hulkenberg and Sergio Perez of Team Force India and Sebastian Vettel of Team Ferrari are all competing in the the competition which concludes on Sunday.

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MOMO Design Dive Master

While nothing compares to the exhilaration of driving in a high-speed racing competition such as the Grand Prix, several watchmakers including MOMO Design, Perrelet, Oris and Porsche Design capture the exuberance and fast-paced excitement of the experience with timepieces inspired by these competitions.

MOMO Design has long been affiliated with the Formula One competitions since the brand started producing accessories for wheels and steering wheels of Ferrari touring cars featured in Formula One races during the 1970’s.

The MOMO Design Dive Master Chronograph is ideal for high-speed adventures wherever the journey may take you. The robust black ion-plated stainless steel case in a satiny brushed finish is presented on an attractive textured black rubber strap. The unidirectional rotating ceramic bezel with engraved markers encircles the black dial with three sub-dials, a date calendar, luminous sword hands, baton and Arabic numeral hour markers.

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Perrelet Turbine Automatic

Features include small-second, 30-minute and 12-hour registers. Additional features include a scratch resistant sapphire crystal above the dial, along with a locking screw-down crown and case back for water-resistance to 100 meters or 330 feet. Premium Swiss-made quartz movement inside provides precise time-keeping accuracy. MOMO Design chronograph is 48mm in diameter and 15mm thick.

With a spinning turbine dial that runs like a well-tuned engine, the Perrelet Turbine Automatic chronograph is certain to put your wrist on the fast track. This outstanding Swiss-made automatic men’s timepiece offers precision craftsmanship and design. The highly pronounced case in black ion-plated stainless steel is presented on a high-performance black rubber strap.

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Porsche Design Flat Six

The stationary 18K rose gold bezel with a black tachymeter top ring surrounds the intricate black turbine dial with a 30-minute center sub-dial, a date window, luminous rose gold-tone hands and Arabic numeral markers. The exhibition skeleton case back lets you see the intricate automatic movement inside. Features include a scratch resistant sapphire crystal above the dial and water-resistance to 50 meters. Perrelet men’s watch is 47mm in diameter and 16mm thick.

Porsche race cars have made it to the finish line of many Formula One competitions and the Porsche Design Flat Six Automatic watch is certain to put your wrist in first place. This outstanding Swiss-made automatic men’s watch features the perfectly round case and matching multi-link bracelet in ultra-durable, black PVD coated stainless steel.

The stationary bezel with screened markers surrounds the vibrant red dial with luminous baton hands and Arabic numeral markers. A window at the 3 o’clock hour reveals the automatic date calendar. The exhibition case back lets you see the automatic movement inside. Features include a scratch resistant sapphire crystal above the dial and screw-down crown for water-resistance to 100 meters. Porsche Design men’s watch is 44mm in diameter and 12mm thick.

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Oris Artix GT

Oris has been the sole watch supplier to BMW Formula One racing cars since 2003 and the Oris Artix GT Calobra Limited Edition watch will give you the competitive edge. This racing-inspired, Swiss-made men’s watch has a premium grade stainless steel case with a contrasting brushed and polished finish. The handsome black leather strap with attractive pierced detail is patterned after the steering wheel cover on a touring race car.  The strap has a push-button deployment clasp buckle for added convenience.

The black ceramic tachymeter bezel with green screened markers surrounds the black dial with luminous sword hands and Arabic numeral hour markers. Features include a date window at the 3 o’clock hour and scratch resistant sapphire crystal above the dial. A locking screw-down crown and case back provide water-resistance to 100 meters. Oris men’s watch is 44mm in diameter and 12mm thick.

Complimentary shipping and returns are included on all domestic purchases within the continental United States at TheWatchery.com.

European Grand Prix image courtesy of Wiki Commons.

Gear Up For Summer With MOMO Design!

Indianapolis, Indiana is the place to be this weekend for racing fans as the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 takes place on Sunday. Over 300,000 individuals are expected to attend the Memorial Day Weekend event, which happens to be the largest attended sporting event in America.

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Momo Design EVO

It’s no wonder this NASCAR competition is so  popular. Auto racing is one the most widely attended spectator sports in America and also throughout the globe with Formula 1 and Grand Prix competitions taking place in Europe, the Middle East and Asia.

High-speed racing competitions, along with  the fast-paced cars driven in these events and their drivers have served as the inspiration for many fashion trends for numerous decades…from lightweight windproof jackets and driver shoes to shield sunglasses and chronograph watches.

Several prestigious watchmakers have even paid homage to legendary racing competitions with collections named in their honor, including the Rolex Daytona, Chopard Mille Miglia and TAG Heuer Indy 500.

Another watchmaker MOMO Design has deep roots in auto racing. The brand was founded in 1964 by Italian race car driver Gianpiero Moretti and originally produced premium accessories for luxury cars, including steering wheels, gear shift knobs and alloy wheels.

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MOMO Design Diver Pro

MOMO Design extended its product line-up in the late 1980’s to include racing inspired watches featuring such innovative details as lightweight titanium cases and carbon fiber dials. The brand today remains  a leading maker of high-performance wristwatches with modern, cutting-edge design and premium craftsmanship.

You’ll find an impressive assortment of MOMO Design watches at luxury retailer TheWatchery.com with our Gear Up For Summer With MOMO Design promotion taking place this week.

Adventurous, high-performance watches for men and women are featured in the promotion, including styles from the popular Evo, Diver Master, Diver Pro, Mirage and Highway series.

The MOMO Design Limited Edition EVO mechanical men’s watch is great choice. This strapping and masculine Italian-made men’s watch features the amply proportioned case in black ion-plated stainless steel and an attractive brown suede leather strap.

The stationary stainless steel bezel with decorative screw accents surrounds the striking gray dial with a semi-skeleton window, small-seconds sub-dial, sword hands and baton markers. The exhibition skeleton case back lets you see the intricate Swiss-made mechanical movement inside.

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MOMO Design Highway

Features include a scratch-resistant sapphire crystal above the dial and water-resistance to 50 meters. Mechanical watch is 45mm in diameter and 12mm thick.

The MOMO Design Diver Pro women’s chronograph is an ideal watch for summer with water-resistance to 100 meters or 330 feet. The attractive 38mm diameter case in satin finished stainless steel is presented on a white silicone strap with a satiny blue fabric center.

The stationary stainless steel bezel encircles the blue dial with a white outer dial, three sub-dials, luminous sword hands and dot hour markers. Features include a date window, small-second, 60-minute and 24-hour registers. Additional features include precise quartz movement inside for time-keeping accuracy.

Put your wrist on the fast track with the MOMO Design Highway chronograph for men. This adventurous, dynamic wristwatch features the round black ion-plated stainless steel case and matching black silicone strap with a lime green racing strap down the center and a deployment clasp buckle.

The stationary black aluminum bezel with green stripe accents encircles the dial with two sub-dials, a metallic black background on one side and a carbon fiber background on the other, luminous hands and hour markers.

Features include a date calendar, small-second and 60-minute registers. Quality quartz movement inside provides precise accuracy. Chronograph is 47mm in diameter and 11mm thick and is water-resistance to 50 meters.

Complimentary shipping and returns are included on all domestic purchases within the continental United States at TheWatchery.com.

Life In The MOMO Design Fast Lane…

In the high-speed world of auto racing the MOMO Design brand is highly revered and regarded for its innovative Italian design and outstanding craftsmanship.

Founded in 1964 by Italian race car driver Gianpiero Moretti, the brand started out producing premium, high-end accessories for luxury automobiles, including steering wheels, gear shift knobs and alloy wheels, as well as racing suits and helmets for drivers.

The brand’s name comes from the first initials of its founder’s last name along with the first two initials of Italian town Monza, where the Formula 1 Italian Grand Prix is annually held.MOMO-MD1010BS-30

In the 1970’s, MOMO Design accessories were featured  on the wheels and steering wheels of Ferrari touring cars and were worn on drivers in Formula 1 competitions. Both Mitsubishi and Subaru used MOMO Design airbag steering wheels on their performance touring cars. More recently, MOMO Design was the official supplier of steering wheels, racing seats, apparel and accessories for the Speedcar Series.

MOMO Design extended its product line in the late 1980’s to include wristwatches, eyewear and writing instruments, featuring such innovative materials as titanium, magnesium and carbon fiber.

The brand today  remains a driving force in the production of high-end performance cars and related accessories. MOMO Design watches are highly sought-after for their avant-garde, cutting edge design and premium craftsmanship by racing enthusiasts and watch collectors alike.

You’ll find an impressive collection of MOMO Design watches for men and women at luxury retailer TheWatchery.com, including styles from the brand’s Evo, Driver Pro, Mirage and Highway collections.

The MOMO Design Evo Limited Edition mechanical watch offers unrelenting precision and design. This vigorous men’s watch has a generously oversized 45mm diameter case and matching bracelet in titanium ion-plated stainless steel.

The semi-skeleton dial features open-heart windows, a small-second subdial, luminous hands and baton hour markers. An exhibition case back lets you see the intricate Swiss-made mechanical movement inside.

Additional features include a scratch-resistant sapphire crystal above the dial and water-resistance to 50 meters or 166 feet.

Complimentary shipping and returns are included on all domestic purchases within the continental United Sates at TheWatchery.com.