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Would you drop £74,000 on this watch?

New car? Deposit on a house? Please. You can't walk around bare-wristed forever can you?

How much?

It says right there. £74,000.

That’s –

Expensive? Yes. But how many watches do you know which are inspired by the Wankel engine?

A… a what?

A Wankel engine. Basically, the Experiment ZR012 is the first timepiece to have a mechanism which rotates in an eccentric pattern, like so:

A result of the C3H5N209 experiment (that’s Nitroglycerin in English), this extravagant titanium and zirconium wrist-hugger displays the time with a pair of rotating Reuleaux triangles, with a power bar to show how much of the 39-hours-per-wind is left.

I’m not sure why, but I want one.

That’s the inner geek in you fighting to get out. Well, if you’re serious then head on over here, where you’ll need to put down a 33,000 Swiss Franc deposit to nab one of only 12 watches made.

[via gizmag]

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Dan is Editor-in-chief of Stuff, working across the magazine and the Stuff.tv website.  Our Editor-in-Chief is a regular at tech shows such as CES in Las Vegas, IFA in Berlin and Mobile World Congress in Barcelona as well as at other launches and events. He has been a CES Innovation Awards judge. Dan is completely platform agnostic and very at home using and writing about Windows, macOS, Android and iOS/iPadOS plus lots and lots of gadgets including audio and smart home gear, laptops and smartphones. He's also been interviewed and quoted in a wide variety of places including The Sun, BBC World Service, BBC News Online, BBC Radio 5Live, BBC Radio 4, Sky News Radio and BBC Local Radio.

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