Grand Seiko Honors The Nissan GT-R With This 50th Anniversary Watch

Jun 24, 2019

Category: Style

Grand Seiko’s upper echelon architecture is certainly nothing to scoff at — bringing unrivaled aesthetics and innovative construction to buyer’s for over half a century. So, to mark both the 20th Anniversary of the watchmaker’s illustrious Spring Drive technology, as well as the 50th birthday of Nissan’s iconic Japanese sports car, the GT-R, Grand Seiko has released the commemorative SBGC229 watch.

The SBGC229 pays Chomage to Nissan’s influential platform, calling upon the iconic “Bayside Blue” colorway of the original Skyline 2000 GT-R as the primary inspiration for its blue ceramic case and white dial. An unmistakable GT-R anniversary emblem adorned in 18-karat yellow gold has been inlaid atop the Seiko’s oscillating weight, complementing the watch’s numerous automotive details. To give the wristwear an authentic feel, the company has opted to supply a GS-stamped crown, chronograph function, and titanium internals for the 50th Anniversary variant. The handsome timepiece is available for purchase via Grand Seiko’s website for $21,000, with only 200 examples slated for release.

Purchase: $21,000

More From Style

Henson's AL13 Safety Razor Gives The Perfect Close Shave Every Time

Carefully machined from aluminum by a leading aerospace industry manufacturer.

Posted By Sean Tirman

Partner

Dockers & Waves For Water Partner For A 3-Year Water-Saving Program

Protecting our planet’s most precious resource.

Posted By Chris West

Partner
Featured Image

Levi’s & White Mountaineering Join Forces To Recreate Fall-Inspired Clothing

Including classic renditions of the fishtail parka, cargo pant, and M65 jacket.

Posted By

Sep 24, 2020

Featured Image

The ‘Forever Floatride GROW’ Is Reebok’s First Plant-Based Sneaker

Crafted from BLOOM algae, eucalyptus, castor beans, and real rubber trees.

Posted By

Sep 24, 2020

Featured Image

The 15 Best Waterproof Boots For Men

Show the rain who's boss with these exceptional, weatherized offerings.

Posted By

Sep 23, 2020

Featured Image

How Dockers & Waves For Water Are Combating The Global Water Crisis

A three-year partnership focusing on sustainable, clean water solutions.

Posted By

Sep 23, 2020