The Avenger, like the even more renowned Navitimer tracing its design DNA to that of the venerable Breitling Chronomat, the Swiss brand name’s trailblazing chronograph for pilots, has actually been provided a renovation that incorporates style elements of one more aerial-sporty design, the currently (most likely) ceased Colt. The collection has additionally, according to CEO Georges Kern’s ethos of “a lot of choices means no choices,” been lost weight and also streamlined. A total of 14 new referrals are currently used, in 3 sizes and a family member handful of colorways, case products, and also strap alternatives. The situation sizes vary from 43 mm to 45 mm to 48 mm, and the features incorporate a basic three-hand time display screen with day, a chronograph, and also a GMT. Two discreetly distinctive dial executions are offered, one with basic indices, the other with military-style stencil-type Arabic characters.
The biggest, boldest participants of the brand-new household are the 48-mm Super Avenger versions, both including self-winding COSC-certified chronograph qualities. The Super Avenger Chronograph 48 has a stainless-steel situation; a three-register dial with subdials at 12, 6, and 9 o’clock, a date window at 3 o’clock, and luminous-coated hands and also numerals. The Evening Goal variation uses the very same dial design in a tough-but-lightweight DLC-coated titanium situation. Both are geared up with the ETA 7750-based Caliber 13, with a 48-hour power reserve. The Chronograph 48 is placed on an anthracite-colored natural leather strap or a steel arm band, while the Night Goal comes on a blue natural leather army band to match its blue dial.
One dimension down are the Avenger 45 models, that include 2 chronographs well as two brand-new watches in the Avenger Sea Wolf sub-family targeted at divers. The Avenger Chronograph 45 has a steel situation, fronted by the unidirectional turning bezel with Breitling’s representative biker tabs at the principal points, It’s used with a black or blue dial with the same dial design (as well as the same motion, Caliber 13) as its “Super” big brothers. The “Night Objective” version of that design, in the black DLC-coated titanium case, hosts either a blue or army green dial, the latter reference beginning a khaki-green military strap. Also weighing in at 45 mm in size are the Automatic 45 Sea Wolf editions, outfitted with Breitling Quality 17 (ETA 2824-2 base) as well as sporting a 3,000-meter water immune case as well as a three-hand dial display screen with 3 o’clock date window.
Dial options are intense yellow in the steel-cased variation and a black dial in the DLC-coated titanium “Evening Goal” design. Finally, the Avenger 45 lineup supplies two models equipped with a GMT feature, and powered by the self-winding Breitling Quality 32 (based upon an ETA 2893-2) with a 42-hour power book. The stainless-steel version, on arm band or natural leather strap, has a blue dial; the “Night Goal” model features a black dial as well as sand-colored leather army band.
At a more functional however still substantial 43 mm are the Avenger Chronograph 43 as well as Automatic 43, the former furnished with Quality 13, the last with Quality 17. Both watches come with either a blue or black dial, on either a blue or anthracite natural leather band, with either a pin or folding buckle closure, or on a steel arm band with a folding clasp. Prices for the new Avenger collection were not available at press time, yet a Breitling representative informed us that the range would be from about ₤ 3,000 to just over ₤ 5,000. Take a look at our watches in the coming weeks for more news as well as brand-new watches from the 2019 Breitling Summit.