IWC Presents the new Ingenieur Collection

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IWC Presents the new Ingenieur Collection

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Post by Nellipj » Sat Mar 18, 2017 7:36 am

I like them so far. Have to see them in person.

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Post by logan2z » Sat Mar 18, 2017 7:41 am

I like the three-hander. Unless I missed it the presenter didn't say which movement was in it, but at an MSRP starting at £3950 I'm guessing it isn't in-house.

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Post by slashd0t » Sat Mar 18, 2017 7:43 am

So far so good. I'm happy they dropped the stupid car motif on the back. IWC seems to be back on track lately ...

Edit. I like the new limited edition chrono with the lightning bolt - everything else in the Ingy line is complete shit after going back and looking at them.

What's with the fake subdials on the perpetual? Why the replica ETA movements? Why did they drop the lightning bolt and anti-magnetic properties on the entry level models? What the fucking fuck IWC?
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Post by JP Chestnut » Sat Mar 18, 2017 8:24 am

I don't love it, but it could be worse. The dial looks less cheap than the current ETA three hander. I'd probably buy a genta style Inge with a similar dial quality and no crown guards.

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Post by Terpits » Sat Mar 18, 2017 8:32 am

I really like it. I hope they'd offer some with no date like the Ingenieur of olde.
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Post by logan2z » Sat Mar 18, 2017 2:49 pm

logan2z wrote:
Sat Mar 18, 2017 7:41 am
I like the three-hander. Unless I missed it the presenter didn't say which movement was in it, but at an MSRP starting at £3950 I'm guessing it isn't in-house.
Apparently it uses the SW300.

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Post by JP Chestnut » Sat Mar 18, 2017 3:01 pm

logan2z wrote:
Sat Mar 18, 2017 2:49 pm
logan2z wrote:
Sat Mar 18, 2017 7:41 am
I like the three-hander. Unless I missed it the presenter didn't say which movement was in it, but at an MSRP starting at £3950 I'm guessing it isn't in-house.
Apparently it uses the SW300.
It's crazy that richemont doesn't produce an entry level in house movement for use in all their brands.

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Post by logan2z » Sat Mar 18, 2017 3:10 pm

https://www.hodinkee.com/articles/iwc-i ... ntroducing

Now that I see a better photo/rendering of the three-hander I'm disappointed. It doesn't seem to have the character or elegance of the 666 on which it's loosely based. I think they've tried to make it look too sporty and it seems to more closely resemble the new Aquatimers than an Ingenieur. At the very least it would have been nice to see 'Automatic' replaced by the lightning bold Ingenieur logo on the dial. No in-house movement and no anti-magnetic shielding :naughty:

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Post by JP Chestnut » Sat Mar 18, 2017 3:16 pm

It looks like a shitty seiko design honestly. It will be a huge failure. Who would pick this over any other too big SS dressy watch? I'd take an aqua terra over this thing for sure.

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Post by hoppes-no9 » Sat Mar 18, 2017 3:17 pm

Meh. And that's being generous.

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Post by logan2z » Sat Mar 18, 2017 3:29 pm

I think they got a lot right with the Vintage Collection Ingenieur from a few years back. Of course it was discontinued after a short time... :rolleyes:

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Post by JP Chestnut » Sat Mar 18, 2017 3:31 pm

logan2z wrote:
Sat Mar 18, 2017 3:29 pm
I think they got a lot right with the Vintage Collection Ingenieur from a few years back. Of course it was discontinued after a short time... :rolleyes:

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This watch is to the VC inge as the previous was to the 3227. Extremely crappy substitutes.

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Post by jimyritz » Sat Mar 18, 2017 3:32 pm

SW300, meh...A friend went to IWC and when he met with some of the marketing folks he asked about the lack of in-house. They were speechless--they've been asked a million times about an in-house and they know that they aren't fooling anyone with Sellita..

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Post by sierra11b » Sat Mar 18, 2017 5:40 pm

JLC geophysic true second does the original far more justice.

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Post by gr8sw » Mon Mar 20, 2017 2:03 pm

lame :naughty:

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Post by streetracer101 » Mon Mar 20, 2017 2:49 pm

gr8sw wrote:
Mon Mar 20, 2017 2:03 pm
lame :naughty:


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I think it looks great at $1000.

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Post by goaliechris » Mon Mar 20, 2017 3:11 pm

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Post by CGSshorty » Mon Mar 20, 2017 9:34 pm

Quite boring.
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Post by logan2z » Mon Mar 20, 2017 11:07 pm

Surprisingly this is even getting a lukewarm reception at the official IWC forum.

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Post by jswing » Tue Mar 21, 2017 11:00 am

I actually think it's pretty good looking, but it doesn't look like an Ingenieur to me. My mind goes right to my old AMG titanium 3227, that was an Ingenieur.

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Post by matt.wu » Tue Mar 21, 2017 10:30 pm

Looks like a watch from Target.
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Post by JP Chestnut » Wed Mar 22, 2017 12:36 am

Ouch

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