In 2007, the IWC Portofino series, known for its elegance, launched the first chronograph watch, known as the elegant sports chronograph watch. In 2011, with the innovation of the entire Portofino series, this chronograph watch also launched a new type. Like the old model, the new model upholds the low-key, elegant and sporty line, but also made some bold attempts.
Compared with the Portofino chronograph launched in 2007, the diameter of the new Portofino chronograph launched in 2011 increased by 1mm to 42mm. The design of the dial continues the layout of the 2007 model, with a 30-minute counter at 12 o’clock, a 12-hour counter at 6 o’clock, and a small seconds dial at 9 o’clock. The date and day display are at 3 o’clock. Although the entire watch looks very understated and elegant, there are some details that reveal sports vitality: the number 30 of the minute chronograph circle and the number 12 of the hour chronograph circle are marked in bright red. In addition, the chronograph buttons on the sides of the crown It is strikingly trumpet-shaped, and this type of design is also common in the cockpit of Italian sports cars.
This watch is equipped with a proven 79320 automatic winding movement of the nationality, with a vibration frequency of 28800vhp and a 44-hour power reserve. There are four models of this watch, all of which are made of stainless steel. You can choose a black or silver dial with a crocodile strap or a Milanese fabric strap.