The C700 Grande Rapide is a True Work of Art


For those who are known to be watch collectors and enthusiasts, the new C700 Grande Rapide is here to amaze you. The C700 is a new creation of Christopher Ward which came next to the Quartz powered C7 Rapide. This watch is labeled as the third generation in the C series of watches. Because of the success of the C70 range watches, Christopher Ward thought of the C700 Rapide watch as new addition to his pieces or high-end watches.

Chr.Ward C700SKSI Review

Model C700SKSI


The Grande Rapide watch has moved up a step forward from Christopher Ward’s C series watches including the very successful C90 Becketts car watch. Let us take a look on the features that made it ahead from the previous creations.
Key Features
1. Selitta SW500 25 Jewel Movement
This provided automatic movement to power the chronograph.
2. Carbon Fiber Watch Face
This provides excellent sporting overtones and its over-all finish sticks to its classy appearance as compared to a 42 mm watch.
3. Carbon Fiber Look Rubber Strap
The carbon fiber look rubber strap is priced at £799. Its looks can compete with those watches from Oris, Longines and Tag Heuer.
4. Affordability
The Rapide is a great value of your money as it certainly takes pole as the most affordable automatic chronograph watch among the Swiss watch grid.
5. Dramatic Carbon Dial
The carbon dial is made from an extraordinary material used in Formula 1, the military and aerospace industry. Watch aficionados will surely prefer this watch as they make us of every second of their time as they watch their rivals on their rear-view mirrors.
6. Better Looking
The C700 Grande is considered a big brother to the C7 series. A better appearance has been made to make it stand out from its class.
7. SuperLuminova Strips
The SuperLuminova Strips on the C700 Rapide particularly on the dial and strips of the hands provides visibility even in the dark. User can therefore use this function to manage time while measuring the accuracy of important laps in accordance with the split time functionality and internal tachymeter.
8. Crystal Exhibition Back
This is provides a clear view of the watch movement.

Other external and internal features include the following:
· 25 Jewel Swiss movement.
· multi-function Chronograph
· Adjustable buckle called tongue buckle
· Regulator system which comes built in.
· Made in Switzerland
· Dial made of carbon fiber
· Convex sapphire
· anti-reflective coating of crystal
· Calendar denoting date and day
· Stainless: surgical grade and hand polished.
· Internal tachymeter
· Screw-in crown
· SuperLuminova SLC1
· Water resistant to 50m (5 atm)

Technical Details:
Calibre: Sellita SW500
Diameter: 42mm
Height: 13.9mm
Weight: 130g
Vibrations: 28,800 per hour

Chris Ward C700SKK

Leather & Stainless steel Models

This is a true work of art that can truly fit in the best pieces of watches in the industry. Its features are truly more than its price. Therefore, it is considered a must-have the car racing enthusiast.

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