The newest version of Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore is the new chronograph create to commemorate the brand’s 2009 sponsorship of the Gstaad Classic rally. The classic rally which will feature 100 classic cars built prior to 1976 racing along three routes around the alpine village of Gstaad. The Gstaad Classic 2009 is a Limited Edition watch which will be produced in a limited number of just 50 pieces. The case is produced from titanium and measures 42 mm in diameter, the brushed titanium finish is nicely accented by the upper chronograph push-piece produced in red rubber. The engraved case-back of the Gstaad Classic Chronograph is engraved with the words "Gstaad Classic 2009".

The new Audemars Piguet watch also features the signature octagonal bezel and its distinctive hexagonal screws. The gray Mega Tapestry motif dial is highlighted by red accents and black sub-dials. The dial also features luminous Arabic hour markers, and a tachymeter scale. The baton-shaped hour and minute hands and crafted from white gold which are then coated with a luminous material for improved visibility. The watch is water resistant to 100 meters. The case is set on a perforated leather strap with contrasting red stitching. The watch also comes with an additional strap in rubber. The straps is fastened with a titanium deployant clasp in the shape of the brand’s initials, AP.

The Royal Oak Offshore Chronograph Gstaad Classic 2009 Limited Edition features the self-winding AP 2326/2840 caliber, which beats at 28,800 vibrations per hour and has up to a 38 hour power reserve. The movement is decorated with the Cotes-de-Geneve patterns on the bridges, finely chamfered edges, and circular-grained plates. The chronograph function includes central chronograph seconds hand, a 30-minute counter and a 12-hour hour counter. The Gstaad comes with a metal box resembling the fuel cap of a car.

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