IWC adds color to the iconic Portugieser Chronograph 3716 model family with brand-new rubber bands.
The product group, which is among the most classic model families of the brand by far, represents the second generation of the collection with Ref. 3176. The collection, which was presented to watch lovers with metal bracelet options as well as alligator straps, managed to attract attention once again with the Portugieser Chronograph Blue Panda, which recently joined the family. For the first time in the collection's history, the stylish model was equipped with a rubber (blue) strap. The long-established brand, which is not indifferent to the success of the model that gets full points from watch enthusiasts with its sporty presence, added brand new rubber straps consisting of eight different colors to the same collection.
Information on the Ref. 3176 models completed by the new straps is as follows;
The cases, designed in 41mm x 13.1mm dimensions, are offered in stainless steel and 18K rose gold options. Sapphire crystals are used on both sides of the cases, which are designed to withstand 30M water pressure, where matte and glossy surfaces are used together. Dial options include anthracite, silver, green, blue, and burgundy, while all models are powered by the automatic Caliber 69355 movement with a 46-hour power reserve.
The straps, which are made of textured rubber, are available in olive, green, brown, blue, purple, burgundy, black and white colors. The prices of the straps, which can be obtained as accessories from the brand's website, boutiques, and authorized retail partners, are CHF 320 with standard pin buckle and EUR 220 without buckle.