Panerai Luminor Quaranta™ BiTempo Shines In Goldtech

Panerai Luminor Quaranta™ BiTempo Shines In Goldtech

The new Panerai Luminor Quaranta™ BiTempo Goldtech PAM01641 expands the collection, featuring the GMT function in precious metal in its smaller case dimension.

Panerai Goldtech™ is a gold material developed by the Maison that includes a combination of platinum and copper, giving an intense red appearance and resistance to tarnishing that extends the timepiece’s lifetime. Inside the 40mm brushed Panerai Goldtech™ case, the Luminor Quaranta™ BiTempo is powered by the automatic P.900/GMT, a caliber renowned for its reliability with a 3-day power reserve. 

The P.900 is an automatic caliber that integrates expansive function within the confines of remarkably streamlined proportions. Measuring only 4.2 mm, the movement is among the slimmest automatic calibers in the Panerai portfolio.

The energy necessary to accumulate a power reserve of three days is delivered by a bi-directional oscillating weight and stored in a single barrel. Its balance wheel, oscillating at a frequency of 28,800 vibrations per hour, is securely fixed in position by a balance cock. The caliber is equipped with a stop-second function that enables precise time setting. Its GMT complication with a 12-hour display is a return to Panerai’s heritage, echoing some of the earliest models developed in the early 2000s. 

The tip of the GMT hand is gilded in blue that illuminates in low-light conditions, enhancing the watch’s legibility and aesthetic appeal. This is complemented by a larger, more prominent date display for enhanced readability.

Reflecting Panerai’s commitment to maintaining continuity with its rich history, the timepiece features distinctive elements that define the Luminor line, such as the cushion-shaped case and the signature crown-protecting bridge, ensuring water resistance of up to 10 bar (~100 meters). The ‘BiTempo’ inscription, meaning “dual time” in Italian, at 6 o’clock accentuates the Maison’s Italian roots.

The new reference features a sun-brushed black sandwich dial with white Super-LumiNova® for clear visibility and a see-through sapphire crystal and Panerai Goldtech™ case back, providing a glimpse into the watch’s intricate workings. The strap is crafted from black alligator leather with T/T stitching, with a brushed Panerai Goldtech™ trapezoidal buckle, and the PAM Click Release System™ allows for easy switching with the timepiece’s second black rubber strap.

Technical Specifications:

Luminor Quaranta™ BiTempo Goldtech™


Movement: P.900/GMT, automatic mechanical,12 1/2 lignes, 5.2 mm thick, 23 jewels, 28,800 alternations/hour. Incabloc® anti-shock device, one barrel. 186 components.

Functions: Hours, Minutes, Small seconds, date, GMT 12 hours, stop seconds reset device.

Power Reserve: 3 days

Case: 40mm, brushed Panerai Goldtech™. Polished Panerai Goldtech™. Driven, see-through sapphire crystal and Panerai Goldtech™. Sapphire crystal.

Dial: Black sandwich sun-brushed with white Super-LumiNova® Arabic numerals and hour markers. Date at 3 o’clock and small seconds at 9 o’clock.

Strap: PAM Click Release System™ black alligator with T/T stitching. Trapezoidal brushed Panerai Goldtech™ buckle.

Water resistance: 10 bar (~100 meters).

Price: GBP £22,000.00

For more information please visit Panerai

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