The Cosmograph Daytona is considered to be one of the most desired watches in the world, with reports of a 7 year waiting list for a new model not unheard of. Originally launched in 1963, the Daytona was inspired by motor racing and named after the famous Daytona Speedway in the USA. Rolex continues to sponsor an annual race series the track; the Rolex 24 at Daytona. Having transitioned through 3 iterations, vintage models are becoming increasingly scarce and collected. The current series was introduced in 2000 using a certified in house Rolex movement, with examples carrying a six digit model number.
The Daytona features a very highly reliable chronograph and bezel with a tachymetric scale. This allows drivers and users to measure speeds up to 400 kilometres or miles per hour. Perfect for the high-performance world of motor sport, this icon is joined in name and function. The features of the Daytona make this luxury watch one of the best in the world. the various functions are activated by pushers that screw down when they are not in use. This guarantees up to 100 metres worth of waterproofness.
Using the most advanced and high end technology, one press to start, stop or reset was ultimately perfected. The watch is incredibly reliable and provides an instantaneous and accurate start to the timing. This mechanism has been perfected through years of craftsmanship from the Rolex watchmakers. Experience a Rolex Cosmograph Daytona and discover a world of possibilities, as well as the ability to impress friends, loved ones and strangers.