Already partner of Red Bull Air Race pilot Michael Goulian, Alpina Watches Vs Replica further its commitment to the Air Universe by becoming the official Michael Goulian Team partner. The brand supports then the team during the Red Bull Air Race World Championship. 2017 saison will end on October 15 in Indianapolis.
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Where the Alpina Extreme Diver felt as though it had been created by a committee intent on rehashing as many popular components as possible at the same time, the newest Alpina Seastrong Diver 300 appears to have had a fantastic editor, since it finally feels less “wordy,” so to speak. Its new compact, minimized aesthetic complements the old case with a more natural sense and general ease, although the watch is finally comfortable in its own steely skin. Gone is that the derived mashup of apparel and tool diver elements found on the outgoing Alpina Extreme Diver (reviewed here) model, in favour of a fresh, classic, and confident decorative that quietly lends priority to form more function — but barely at the expense of the latter, since the Alpina Seastrong Diver 300 Automatic is still a 300-meter dive watch, after all.In fact, I would even argue that the most striking design element is truly the lack thereof. Take, for instance, how the Alpina Extreme Diver’s sword hands have been replaced with a skeletonized handset, whose reduced surface area leads to a cleaner, more unobtrusive view of the dial. Yes, these hands tear a relatively familiar page out of the Panerai Luminor Submersible book, but the signature is not exclusive to Panerai, and it works well in complementing the minimalist aesthetic.