Richard Mille RM011 Felipe Massa
April 03, 2013 | Watches
—ROBERTA NAAS, ATimelyPerspective.com
For those in the know, Richard Mille is a true fan of automobile racing. In fact, the brand has been the principal partner of the Le Mans Classic for nearly a dozen years. The speed, precision, high-tech materials, and quest for excellence in the automotive world parallels his creed on timepieces. The brand has several ambassadors on board from the racing scene and has developed some of the most high-tech, cutting-edge, and light-weight automotive-inspired watches in the world.
Such is the case with this bold and beautiful RM 011 Automatic Flyback Chronograph Felipe Massa Watch. Created in a limited edition of 30 pieces in brown titanium, it features a skeletonized automatic movement with flyback chronograph and adjustable rotor geometry. It is ultra-impressive on the wrist, and ultra-lightweight. Precision timing for $115,000? This is a must-try-on timepiece—you’ll be swept off your feet.
Founder and editor-in-chief of ATimelyPerspective.com, Roberta Naas is a veteran award-winning journalist in the watch industry with more than 25 years of experience. She was the first woman watch editor in the US market—breaking in to an “all boys network” with a pioneering spirit that would be her signature to this day. Naas brings responsible, factual—yet always timely and insightful—reporting of the watch industry to the forefront.
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