993 Remastered by Gunther Werks
993 Remastered by Gunther Werks
The 901 GW Chelsea is made from the Porsche 993 ‘Chelsea Grey’, in collaboration with Gunther Werks.
Limited to 232 pieces.
California-based Gunther Werks set out to answer a hypothetical question: what if Porsche were to build a 993 GT3RS?
Gunther Werks vehicles have since become synonymous with modern and respectful homage of Porsche 993’s iconic heritage – a high-performance, bespoke vehicle paying homage to the naturally aspirated Porsches of a quarter-century ago.
Developed in close collaboration with Gunther Werks founder and CEO Peter Nam, this ultra-limited edition timepiece has been designed to capture the unique blend of rugged beauty and superlative performance that characterizes all Gunther Werks creations.
Each 901 GW Chelsea includes recycled carbon fiber from the Chelsea Grey commission project, Gunther Werks’ very first customer commission vehicle.
- Diameter: 44,0 mm
- Height: 14,3 mm
- Lug-to-Lug: 46,0 mm
- Dial Opening Ø: 35,0 mm
- Caliber SW510 B SELLITA movement
- Type Cam-actuated Chronograph, self-winding mechanism with ball bearing
- Frequency 28,800 VPH (4.0 hz)
- Power reserve 62 hours
- Accuracy ±15 sec per day
- 27 Jewels
- 3 Hands w. small seconds at 9 o’clock
- BGW9 blue superluminous on hands
- 5 ATM / 50 meters
- 3-year full warranty
- 316L Stainless steel
- 6-piece case
- Top glass Sapphire Crystal with 3 layers of anti-reflective coating
- Closed caseback with laser-engraving and deep etching
- Forged and recycled carbon fiber lugs
- Middle case made from forged carbon mixed with recycled carbon from the roof of Gunther Werks Chelsea Grey vehicle
- Black calf leather strap with alcantara inlay and quick-release system
- Width (Lugs) 24,0 mm
- Width (Buckle) 20,0 mm
- Length 125,0/85,0 mm
REC Watches and its products are not in any way associated or supported by Porsche AG or any of its affiliates.
Recovered / Recycled / Reclaimed
When form meets function
The Chelsea Grey is Gunther Werks’ very first customer commission project, and thereby represents the very beginning of what today defines the brand.
Based in Southern California, Gunther Werks was founded by Mr. Peter Nam on the principles of passion, performance, and a drive to embed modern technologies into a classic masterpiece.
The Gunther Werks transformation entails a modern interpretation of Porsche’s last air-cooled 911, the 993. Regarded by many as the zenith of the 911, the Gunther Werks mission is to retain the driving experience offered by the original car, while evolving its DNA and performance to new heights.
The carbon fiber chassis – as beautiful as it is strong – is painstakingly hand laid, with every seam and pattern aligned with absolute precision. The result is unlike anything you’ve experienced before. Starting its life as a Carrera C2, the only remaining original components are the 993 tub and doors.
Yet Gunther Werks vehicles are built for more than just showing off to the Porsche-obsessed. With the incomparable Randy Pobst behind the wheel, the Porsche 993 Remastered by Gunther Werks clocked a lap time of 1:30.99 at the Laguna Seca Raceway to become the fastest road-legal air-cooled Porsche ever to grace the legendary track.
During the restomod process, Gunther Werks strips each vehicle back to its frame before dressing it in their own carbon fiber bodywork.
Once this is complete, the car is fitted with a 4.0 L naturally aspirated air-cooled engine, hand-built and meticulously tuned by Rothsport Racing to develop over 400 bhp and 330 lb/ft.
Gunther Werks provided us with carbon fiber from the Chelsea Grey build process, which we subsequently granulated and reforged with new carbon fiber to produce the visible middle section of the 901 GW Exoskeleton’s case.
The use of recycled components in the case itself, as opposed to the dial, marks a departure from our usual way of working.
Remastering the 901 Collection
The REC x Gunther Werks project was a two-year undertaking that perfectly illustrates both companies uncompromising approach to quality, details and finishing.
Featuring a certified Swiss-made chronograph, a fully in-house developed 6-piece case structure including recycled carbon fiber and a brand new dial layout in an arresting color scheme, this timepiece was a real labor of love of which we are extremely proud.
The 901 GW Chelsea simultaneously represents an all-new platform for the 901 Collection. Since its introduction in 2017, the 901 Collection has featured Miyota-based movements in 6 different limited edition models. With these all but sold out, our vision for the 901 GW Chelsea project was to take the 901 Collection to the next level.
The 901 GW Chelsea will be a hit with both car and watch enthusiasts alike thanks to its striking looks and sporty chronograph functions, conceived to mirror the esthetics of the vehicle from which it was made. The extra-wide double-calf leather strap features an Alcantara top inlay and is designed to fit comfortably on any wrist.
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