Oyster Perpetual Cosmograph Daytona
The Oyster Perpetual Cosmograph Daytona is the benchmark for those with a passion for driving and speed. An iconic model created in 1963, the Cosmograph Daytona was designed to meet the timing needs of professional endurance racing drivers. Fitted with a tachymetric graduated bezel to measure average speed and a high- performance mechanical movement entirely developed and manufactured by Rolex, this chronograph is legendary for its reliability.
PERFECT ALCHEMY OF FORM AND FUNCTION
Efficient, precise, legible, robust, reliable, waterproof and self-winding, the Cosmograph Daytona is also comfortable, elegant and timeless. Judging by the success and outstanding reputation worldwide of this perfect alchemy of form and function, it is considered in many respects to be the ultimate chronograph.Watch Video
START, STOP, RESET
The Daytona’s chronograph functions are activated by pushers that screw down like the winding crown when they are not in use, guaranteeing waterproofness to 100 metres. One press to start, stop or reset the chronograph produces a crisp, clear click that was perfected using the most advanced technology. Rolex watchmakers also perfected the mechanism to suit the ideal finger pressure on the pushers, and engineered it to provide an instantaneous and accurate start to the timing without sacrificing reliability.
PERPETUAL CALIBRE 4130
Calibre 4130’s performance stems particularly from the use of a vertical – instead of lateral – clutch to activate the chronograph. This solution functions on the principle of two discs, one above the other, which work together by direct friction contact and offer significant advantages – extremely precise starting and stopping of the perfectly smooth running chronograph seconds hand as soon as the pusher is pressed; and the capacity of the chronograph to function for long periods of time with no negative impact on the precision of the watch.
MONOBLOC CERACHROM BEZEL
The monobloc Cerachrom bezel in high-tech ceramic offers a number of advantages: it is corrosion resistant, virtually scratchproof and the colour is unaffected by UV rays. This extremely durable bezel also offers an exceptionally legible tachymetric scale, thanks to the deposition of a thin layer of platinum in the numerals and graduation via a PVD (Physical Vapour Deposition) process. The monobloc Cerachrom bezel is made in a single piece and holds the crystal firmly in place on the middle case, ensuring waterproofness.
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Founded by Hans Wilsdorf in 1905, Rolex pioneered the development of the wristwatch and is at the origin of numerous major watchmaking innovations, such as the Oyster, the first waterproof wristwatch, launched in 1926, and the Perpetual rotor self-winding mechanism invented in 1931. Rolex has registered over 400 patents in the course of its history. A truly integrated and independent manufacturing company, Rolex designs, develops and produces in-house all the essential components of its watches, from the casting of the gold alloys to the machining, crafting, assembly and finishing of the movement, case, dial and bracelet. Rolex is also actively involved in supporting the arts, sports, exploration, the spirit of enterprise, and the environment through a broad palette of sponsoring activities, as well as philanthropic programmes.