Breitling launched a special watch to celebrate its partnership with Bentley Motors. The Breitling Premier Bentley Mulliner Limited Edition shares some of its design inspiration with Bentley’s Continental GT Mulliner Convertible, which also launched today. The new Breitling timepiece commemorates 17 years of collaboration – the longest partnership between a watch brand and an automaker – and focuses on the Bentley Mulliner workshop, which since 1959 has been making the most unusual models tailor-made by the leading luxury automaker.
Breitling’s partnership with Bentley Motors can be traced back to 2002, when the iconic car brand designed the legendary Continental GT. Bentley commissioned Breitling to create an onboard watch that would reflect the unparalleled luxury, matchless quality, and outstanding performance of the new grand tourer, which made its debut in 2003. The values that have all the time defined the partnership between two of the world’s leading brands are yet again on display. with the Premier Bentley Mulliner Limited Edition. As the name suggests, the new Breitling watch has a close relationship with Bentley’s Continental GT Mulliner Convertible.
launched a year ago was warmly welcomed by both Bentley and Breitling fans. The Bentley Mulliner Premier Limited Edition, with its clear connection between Bentley and our DNA, is the logical next step in our shared story. It is also a testament to Bentley Mulliner, whose name is synonymous with heritage, craftsmanship and exceptional performance.”
Adrian Hallmark, Chairman and CEO of Bentley, commented: “Bentley and Breitling’s long-standing relationship is a reflection of the values we share and our dedication to world-leading performance, luxury, innovation and refinement. The link between the Bentley Mulliner Limited Edition Premier watch and Bentley’s Continental GT Mulliner Convertible is evident in the exquisitely engraved details of the watch and design features referenced to the Breitling dial on the GT dashboard – a perfect display of Mulliner craftsmanship.”