Luxury cars and watches are simply a definition of class, branded by unique designs and irresistible exterior. This is the reason why men are ready to go the extra mile in spending a fortune just to acquire these symbol of Fame and status. Of a truth, cars and watches are structured in a similar way, with enticing designs that are always a sight to behold. However, the worth, importance, and complex functions within them can only be understood by luxury admirers and collectors
The 2019 Monterey Car Show featured some noteworthy cars which can be paired with some watches in high demand, from the Rolex brand. The skill and knowledge that birthed these masterpieces are second to none.
To indulge you here on Naijauto.com, we’ve pieced together 6 pairs of luxury cars and watches for you to feast your eyes on. Let’s go.
1. Porsche RUF CTR & Oyster Perpetual Sky-Dweller
If you love styling yourself with gold, then this Porsche and Rolex paired together will achieve that for you. The Porsche's exterior adorned in bright yellow and its tinted black window reflects the gold bracelet links that are present in the Oyster Perpetual Sky-Dweller. Though each makes a bold statement standing alone, however, when they come together, they project an outstanding picture of someone who has arrived.
Car: Porsche RUF CTR
The Porsche RUF CTR became famous due to a test conducted by Road and Track, and it was publicized in a July 1983 edition of their issue. The test was carried out to decide the fastest car in the world and it took place at Volkswagen's test track in Ehra Lessien. It was more popular after featuring in the first automotive video named Fascination that went viral.
The Porsche RUF CTR can draw all attention whenever it's downtown
Watch: Rolex Oyster Perpetual Sky-Dweller
This Rolex is well-known for its second-time-zone display. Suitable for one who is a full-time traveler. Introduced in 2012, Rolex has gone ahead to produce other versions of the Sky-Dweller.
The tone and luxury vibe of this watch matches the Porsche car perfectly
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2. Nissan GT-R50 & Rolex Yacht-Master II
For thrill seekers, the perfectly crafted Rolex Yacht Master II makes a great companion while cruising the road with the Nissan GT-R50.
Car: Nissan GT-R50
Created by Italdesign, the Nissan GT-R50 is a combination of Italian craftsmanship, European-style sensibility, and Japanese performance. Its first specimen, the GT-R50 went on a global tour where its presence was made known at Good wood, Spa-Francorchamps. The GT-R50 will have a customer version produced, which won't exceed 50 vehicles. And pricing will start at 990,000 euros (~396.6 million naira).
This Nissan GT-R50 cost around 400 million naira
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Watch: Rolex Yacht-Master II (Yellow Gold)
The Rolex the Yacht-Master is the watch sailors and collectors would wish for. It’s an indispensable tool skippers can use to calculate their next line of action. Sold for $43,550 (₦15.7 million).
The price of this Rolex the Yacht-Master can buy you even two new cars
3. 1969 Chevrolet Camaro Z/28 & Rolex Day-Date 36
This vintage Camaro Z/28 has a deep green embellished on it which matches the amazing emerald face, gold case and alligator strap of the Day-Date 36. The combination is enough to make admirers go green with envy.
Car: 1969 Chevrolet Camaro Z/28
The 1969 Chevrolet Camaro Z/28 was initially produced in 1966 when there was stiff competition between Chevrolet and Ford. It was present during the Monterey Motorsport Reunion held in 2018.
Old as it seems, this car still wins the heart of many modern car lovers
Watch: Rolex Day-Date 36 (Yellow Gold with Alligator leather)
The Day-Date 36 was originally created in 1956 and has kept being a classic one. It’s the first waterproof watch with self-winding chronometer to have a date and time included. Also, it's one of Rolex's most outstanding offerings. Starting price is $22,150 (₦8 million).
This watch is among the best-sellers of Rolex
4. 1955 Maserati A6GCS/53 Spider & Rolex Cellini Time
This is an exquisite combination that can only be understood by a refined man.
Car: 1955 Maserati A6GCS/53 Spider
The iconic Maserati A6GCS/53 Spider is a classic Italian designed sports car and one of the outstanding sports cars to be introduced in the 50s. It clinched the Coppa Doro award held in 2010 at the Concorso dEleganza Villa dEste.
The icon Italian design - 1955 Maserati A6GCS/53 Spider
Watch: Rolex Cellini Time (White Gold with Alligator leather)
This watch got its name from Benvenuto Cellini, the popular Italian artist. It could easily pass as an artistic work. Produced with the best materials which enhance its simplistic it's selling at $15,200 (₦5.5 million).
The design of Rolex Cellini Time is inspired by an Italian artist
5. Ford GT 108 & Rolex Cosmography Daytona Oyster
Looking at these classic work of arts, one would conclude that the precise blue color on the face of the watch and the stripes running down the base of the car's hood are their only uniting element. However, the materials used on the Cosmograph Daytona compliments the Ford GT 108.
Car: Ford GT 108
The Ford GT 108 is the Ford's GT 40 prototype. It happens to be the only roadster to survive and retain its initial form. The best and most original, no wonder it clinched the first position in the race held at Pebble Beach, 2013. It was auctioned by RM Auctions for $6,930,000 (~N2.5 billion).
It's not surprising when Ford GT 108 was auctioned at that price
Watch: Rolex Cosmograph Daytona Oyster (Platinum)
The famous Cosmograph Daytona has a striking ice-blue color which is in direct contrast to the chocolate brown bezel. Again, it is adorned in a subtle style.
Already fall in love with this Cosmograph Daytona at first sight?
6. 1962 Ferrari 250 GTO & Rolex Cosmograph Daytona (Everose Gold)
If you are skilled at mastering the Ferrari's speed then the Rolex Cosmograph Everose Gold is for you.
Car: 1962 Ferrari 250 GTO
The Ferrari is the most priced car to be sold at an auction. It was auctioned for $48,405,000 (~17.6 billion). It's adjudged the most original and authentic of all GTO.
The 1962 Ferrari 250 GTO is a true legendary
Watch: Rolex Cosmograph Daytona (Everyone Gold)
This watch made its debut in 1963. It has a sporty rubber strap and the case and dials give it a touch of sophistication. The watches seconds hand conveys an exact reading that's 1/8 a second.
This Rolex Cosmograph Daytona is another level of luxury watch