One of the most talked-about and contentious releases of the year, the IWC Ingenieur 40 Replica with 80% Discount is a reinterpretation of the vintage Ingenieur SL designed by Gérald Genta. By sticking closely to the design of the 1976 original – and thus catering the current fad for integrated-bracelet sports watches.
Among the four variants of the Ingenieur 40, my favourite is the titanium model. The monochromatic, muted finish is both understated and functional. But it is substantially pricier than the steel model, which is already expensive, making it a proposition that’s even harder to justify.
Measuring 40 mm, the ref. 1832 was moderately sized by today’s standards, but it was an oversized watch in its time, leading to the “Jumbo” nickname. Its immediate successors, namely the ref. 3521, retained a similar design, but on a smaller scale at just 34 mm in diameter. Despite IWC First Copy Watches best efforts, however, the Ingenieur gradually fell out of favour.
At 40 mm in diameter and 10.8 mm high the new Ingenieur is arguably ideal in terms of dimensions. It has an elegant profile on the wrist that’s large enough to mark it out as a modern Cheap IWC Replica without being oversized. And in contrast to the 1976 “Jumbo” that still feels clunky due to its stiff bracelet, the Ingenieur 40 feels supple on the wrist.
At 40 mm in diameter and 10.8 mm high the new Ingenieur is arguably ideal in terms of dimensions. It has an elegant profile on the wrist that’s large enough to mark it out as a modern watch without being oversized. And in contrast to the 1976 “Jumbo” that still feels clunky due to its stiff bracelet, the Ingenieur 40 feels supple on the wrist.
Instead of bring screwed into the case as on the original, the bezel on the new model is fastened with five hex-head screws, resulting in the IWC Replica Watches sale bezel being perfectly centred with one screw positioned exactly at 12 o’clock. In contrast, the position of the bezel varied between specimens on the “Jumbo” due to its construction.
Made of soft iron, the dial is first stamped to create the pattern and then galvanised to give it colour. It’s finished with a basketweave motif, described by IWC as the “grid” pattern, which is modelled on the dial found in the “Jumbo”.The dial of the Ingenieur 40 has greater prominence than the original, as the new pattern enjoys greater definition and depth.
Four different dials are available for the Ingenieur 40: black, silver-plated, and “aqua” for the steel model, along with a dark grey for the titanium version. All dials are identical save for their colour.The IWC Fake Watches Shop Online steel model with a black or silver dial is entirely brushed, giving it a look closest to the “Jumbo. The “aqua” dial model, however, gets a polished centre link for the bracelet, resulting in a brighter and more modern look.