In late 2014, Bell & Ross unveiled their new BR-X1 line, a high-tech, sporty chronograph that is both robust, yet sophisticated. In other words, Bell & Ross thinks it is the "ultimate utility watch." While there is ample evidence to support their claim already, B&R continues to drive innovation with the launch of a Carbone Forge edition, which takes the military and aeronautical material often used in plane fuselages and utilizes it to create a lightweight, ultra-resistant watch with a 45mm case. Functions include two sub-dials and a built-in tachometer scale that, combined, are all powerful tools in navigation. The inner workings of the BR-X1 are revealed through both front and back views in a beautiful skeleton fashion, held together with an X-shaped bridge that gives the watch its name. Working with the Carbone Forge, the back was formed with grade 5 PVD titanium and a grey-tinted sapphire crystal while the look is finished with hands that move over markers and scales with a subtle touch of red. Holding it all together, the strap is made of a structured, woven black rubber with a PVD steel buckle to create a look that is both robust and refined. Limited to 250 pieces and water resistant down to 100m, reach out to the Bell & Ross team to learn more.