August 17th marked the 25th Anniversary of McCall’s annual Motorworks Revival, which has become known as the kickoff party to the world-renowned Monterey Car Week, Drawing thousands to celebrate the finest in aviation and automotive interests.
The event also served as a platform for luxury Swiss watch brand, Baume & Mercier to introduce four limited edition chronographs that pay homage to Shelby Cobra racecar drivers who competed behind the wheel of the famous Shelby Cobra CSX2128 in the early 1960’s.
Baume & Mercier honored racecar drivers Dan Gurney (No. #15), Ken Miles (No. #50), Dave MacDonald (No. #97) and Allen Grant (No. #96) with a watch displaying their distinct racecar number as well as incorporating aesthetic elements the Cobra 289 racecar. Only 15 of each of the four limited edition Legendary Driver Capeland Shelby® Cobra chronographs will be available worldwide. These tribute watches will retail for $4,850 and will be available in North America exclusively at Feldmar Watch Company in Los Angeles, CA and Ca D’Oro in Las Vegas, NV beginning in October 2016. Please contact the retailers directly if interested in additional information.
For fans of Baume & Mercier and/or Shelby Cobra, Baume & Mercier has a full Capeland Cobra collection inspired by the legendary racecars. Visit www.baume-et-mercier.com to view current timepieces and learn more about the brand’s ongoing partnership with Shelby Cobra.