This is it! The large news for Rolex this year, one that many expected and have longed for: the Rolex GMT Master II Pepsi 126710 BLRO. Also, for what reason is it a blessing from heaven for? Since it includes a Jubilee wristband, since it has another development, since it is as yet 40mm yet for the most part, since it is STEEL. Indeed, that’s a major one.
While already accessible in white gold just , the Rolex GMT Master II Pepsi is currently offered in hardened steel and it costs “only” CHF 8,800. On the whole reasonableness, Rolex doesn’t waste time here, yet what is amazing is that it heard what authorities truly need. Also, the outcome is just stunning.
First of all, the still-40mm GMT shows a somewhat upgraded case, with new drags: more slender and more tightened. The case groups have additionally been marginally updated. A positive point is that the maxi-case is out and this will surely be the course for other models in the assortment. Then, on the opposite of past dispatches, Rolex doesn’t start with another model in gold, yet in spotless steel.
The second enormous news is that the two-tone blue and red Pepsi bezel is presently accessible on steel and not solely with a costly white gold case. This implies that this new Rolex GMT Master II “Pepsi” 126710 BLRO returns to the utilitarian underlying foundations of the model – light, safe, more moderate. The Cerachrom bezel is equivalent to the past WG rendition, with a monobloc construction.
The Rolex GMT Master II “Pepsi” 126710 BLRO likewise fuses another five-interface Jubilee arm band – which was offered on the authentic model too – however now with an Oysterclasp – which means a lively wristband fitted with the Easylink fast augmentation framework. Not surprisingly, the arm band is both cleaned and brushed.
Last however not least, the GMT Master II 126710 BLRO highlights the new age development, type 3285. As far as functionalities, no changes: 24h red GMT hand in the center for home time, focal Mercedes hour hand with changes each one-hour increases for the neighborhood time, and date at 3 o’clock. The Caliber 3285 hides away to 70h of force hold and highlights a Parachrom hairspring and an improved escapement. It is obviously confirmed as a standout chronometer.
The Rolex GMT Master II “Pepsi” 126710 BLRO is valued at CHF 8,800. More subtleties to come during Baselworld 2018.