The Daytona, along with the Submariner, the GMT Master II and the Yachtmaster II are in the top 5 best-selling Rolex watches of all time. But when it comes to popularity, Daytona`s fame beats each watch not alone from the Rolex range but most probably from the entire world.
Designed with a tachymeter scale able to measure speeds of up to 400 km per hour, this is the perfect timekeeper by definition. So if you esteem accuracy, precision and great materials, this watch exudes all this qualities. In fact, it brings so much more to its potential owner: an in-house developed movement and a safety lock deployment buckle along with all the prestige and vintage charm of the red lettering Daytona that lies on the immaculate white dial of this particular model.
And we know by now that Rolex loves its expensive materials, so for the gold lovers this model comes with a polished 18k yellow gold case and a gold engraved bezel. It exudes class, power and masculinity and the 40mm case size looks great on every type of wrist without being to bold but yet having a lot to say. It is a distinguished model, adding a plus to the Daytona range.
The color combo was chosen carefully so all elements can create an unique design: the black engravings of the tachymeter on the gold catch your eye and the gold theme is kept at the level of the dial through the yellow gold sub-dials and the Arabic numbers, an elegant choice for a watch that can be a perfect match to any occasion, going beyond its sportiness legacy. In this case the manufacturer matched the watch with a brown leather strap with crocodile pattern, an exquisite bracelet that enhances the Daytona luxurious look. It is a fold-through deployment buckle.
All features of the 4130 caliber of this self-winding automatic chronometer movement lie beneath the beautiful dial covered in a scratch resistant sapphire crystal: the vertical clutch- a vertical coupling mechanism that makes the starts and stops of the second hands work precisely, the simplified system of the hours and the minutes counters, a balance wheel on a full bridge that provides greater resistance to shocks an vibrations.
This watch speaks loud yet in simple words about how a timekeeper should be designed in order to respond, in an accurate and precise manner, to its important pre-defined functions.
And if you are worried about the weight of this mechanism on your wrist, just try it and all your concerns will quickly vanish, this watch is comfortable and easy to wear in any occasion. It also has a great legibility, due to the perfect choice of colors and the luminescence of the hour and minute hands and the 100 meters waterproofness. So it is the perfect companion in any type of outdoor activity.
Sporty, yet luxurious and elegant, its essence lies in its worldwide recognized manufacturer that treats each piece as if has to win a design and watch technology contest and pays attention to all the details of the watches that proudly bear the crown logo.
This Daytona is a classic watch that looks great from every angle you look at it, being a delight for the eyes. It is a masterpiece of the design team and a COSC certified chronometer, the work of the Rolex`s product developers. It has all the features of a great timekeeper and will bring joy even to the most pretentious watch connoisseur in the whole world.