Baselworld 2018: Introducing the Nomos Autobahn, Designed by Werner Aisslinger

The automobile-inspired sports watch, with a brand new movement.
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Styled by German furniture designer Werner Aisslinger, the Nomos Autobahn is a sports watch that takes its cues from a speedometer, with a bowl-shaped dial that is modelled on racetracks.

The Autobahn is the result of a four-year collaboration between Nomos and Mr Aisslinger, who with his partner Tina Bunyaprasit run the design agency aisslinger.

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Wide bands of glow in the dark Super-Luminova circle the dial, which is raised and curved at its edges, just like the subsidiary seconds. At six o’clock sits an enlarged date window.

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Rated to 100m, the case is 41mm, large for a Nomos, and with integrated lugs. Though minimalist like most Nomos case designs, the Autobahn has a distinct case profile, and no bezel on the front.

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It’s powered by the in-house neomatik DUW 6101, a newly launched automatic movement with 42-hour power reserve, and a quickset date that can be set in both directions.

NOMOS_DUW_6101 movement

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Werner Aisslinger and Tina Bunyaprasit

Price and availability 

The Autobahn is available in three dial styles, and will be available starting March 22. Pricing has yet to be announced.


 

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