Posted on July 31 2020
A horologic celebration of the most recognizable liveries in motorsport history
The Fastback GT Truffelhunter commemorates the outlandish livery of the 917/20. A Stuttgart born one-off prototype developed to race as an aerodynamics test car at the 24 hours of LeMans in 1971.
The track car’s extreme width, shortened length, and deep, rounded wheel wells inspired the factory design team to create the now-legendary pink body color, butcher-cuts style graphics and nickname the car “Truffelhunter” aka “Pink Pig”.
The Truffelhunter made a single appearance at LeMans, crashing shortly before the end of the hearts and minds of motorsports fans around the world. Limited to 500 pieces worldwide.
WATCH TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS
Case Size: 44mm case diameter with 13mm thickness
Case Material: Woven forged carbon case, ceramic bezel, anodized aluminium pinstripe, screw-down titanium crown for improved water resistance
Caseback: Open titanium caseback, engraved, sapphire crystal
Glass: Scratch resistant sapphire, anti-reflective coating on both sides
Movement: Miyota 90S5, self-winding, 4 Hz, stop seconds, exposed balance wheel, personalized oscillation weight
Functions: Hour/Minute/Sweeping Seconds
Dial: Applied gun metal plated numerals, anodized aluminium flange, hands and hour markers filled with white Superluminova
Strap: Bicolor Viton rubber