Richard Mille : Flash black

RM 011 Yellow Flash

Case : black TZP-N ceramic and NTPT carbon, sapphire caseback, water-resistant to 50m Size : 50mm x 40mm Movement : mechanical self-winding (Caliber RMAC1, 50h power reserve), variable-geometry rotor in cobalt, white gold, titanium and tungsten, ceramic ballbearings, double barrel, variable-inertia balance, hand-polished titanium baseplate and bridges, wet sandblasted, PVD or Titalyt coating, chamfered, sandblasted and rhodiumed wheels Functions : hours, minutes, seconds, flyback chronograph, 60mn countdown timer, 12h totalizer, annual calendar Dial : sapphire protected by 8 silicon braces inserted into the inner bezel ring grooves Strap : black rubber 50-piece limited series

The RM 011 cult line distinguished by its self-winding split-second chronograph welcomes a new interpretation with an even stronger technical design that enthusiasts of nighttime colors will appreciate more than ever. After the limited series of the RM 011 dedicated to Roberto Mancini, Felipe Massa or Team Lotus F1, here comes the RM 011 Yellow Flash in black TZP-N ceramic, available exclusively from the Richard Mille boutiques in Geneva, Abu Dhabi, Doha, London, Milan and Monaco. As is often the case with a Richard Mille timepiece, lightness and resistance are in pole position, sharing  the same cockpit as technology and performance. This type of low-density ceramic endows the case and bezel with extreme resistance to scratching and to thermal conductivity. Meanwhile, the case middle, crown and pushers are made of NTPT carbon in multiple 30-micron layers, a material usually confined to the world of aeronautics, F1 racing car chassis or high-tech competitive sailing boats. Who will be fast enough to snap up one of these 50 timepieces ?

Brice Lechevalier is editor-in-chief of GMT and Skippers, which he co-founded in 2000 and 2001 respectively. He has also been CEO of WorldTempus since it joined the GMT Publishing stable, of which he is director and joint shareholder. In 2012 he created the Geneva Watch Tour, and he has been an advisor to the Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève since 2011. Also closely involved in sailing, he has published the magazine of the Société Nautique de Genève since 2003, and was one of the founders of the SUI Sailing Awards in 2009 and the Concours d’Elégance for motor boats at the Cannes Yachting Festival in 2015.

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