Ressence wants us to make better use of our time by focusing on our relation to it. This purposeful ambition continues now with the new Type 5X, a limited-edition motoring focused creation to mark it’s 10th anniversary.
Ressence continues to change the way and the why we experience watches by introducing the second piece in its X collection. Collection X marks the first 10 years and brings the brand manifesto to life. Visually Ressence created a dedicated symbol for the collection that is the fusion of an X, or ten in Latin, and an hourglass. It sits proudly on the hour disc of the Type 5 X.
Each of the four watches of the Collection X are limited to 40 pieces, with the dark olive-green colour being the common thread linking all pieces. The collection focus continues to be the better utilisation of time through design – graphically making us more aware of the importance of passing time.
The bezel on the Type 5X is a prominent part of the design. The markings on the bezel are original and directly related to the collaboration with Automobili Amos and the functioning of the turbos. This adjustment was key when considering the focus of being more conscious of the passage of time. The bezel is divided into two distinct parts. The first one is dedicated to the warmup of the engine (15min) – the S stands for Start, D for Drive and R for Race – while the other one is dedicated to the cooling of the Turbos
Like all rituals in life, this is a distinct process which provides a new framework for drivers to prepare and decompress from races – on the track and in life. The dial and sub dials have also evolved to be more car oriented and inspired by the Lancia Delta Futurista
graphics. With the addition of new colours such as red and yellow, the olive-green softens and darkens in the Type 5X with the presence of oil. The Type5 was a world first, allowing divers to read time under water. Developed for water, it is now set free on four wheels.
The Type 5X is already highly legible from low angles thanks to the oil but the levati rubber accessory adds a new dimension of function, enabling the driver to wear his watch on the side of his wrist. A perfect fit while driving. This Limited Edition Type 5X also comes with two straps as standard. One being made by the same Alacantara found in the Lancia Futurista and a second in green rubber.
Built on the expertise of yesterday, crafted with today’s technology, Ressence watches are designed for tomorrow. The Type 5X is not just the perfect racing co-pilot, but a reminder that your time at the wheel is precious.