Andrew Tate’s Bugatti Chiron watch has been the centrepiece of many of his videos and Instagram stories, but what exactly makes this timepiece worth over $450,000? During a shopping trip in Dubai, Tate spotted a Jacob & Co dealership where he discovered the Bugatti Chiron and Jacob & Co Tourbillon Rose Gold Ref BU200.40.AE.AB.A. Being just days away from collecting his incredible Bugatti Chiron, Tate made the extravagant purchase and became the proud owner of one of the most unique watches in the world.
The timepiece is a partnership between Bugatti and Jacob & Co. who partnered to create the luxury watch which celebrates Bugatti and the engineering of the legendary Bugatti W16 engine. Together, they created a handmade masterpiece featuring a working replica of the 16-cylinder engine that powers the real-life Bugatti supercar.
This groundbreaking watch shattered the expectations of many of its critics and has successfully conveyed the power of Bugatti’s powerful engines through to the world of high-end timepieces. It contains an incredible 578 components which further showcase the craftsmanship behind the watch which matches Andrew’s Bugatti Chiron Pur Sport
The exterior details of the watch take inspiration from the Bugatti Chiron with the front face inspired by its infamous grill. The watch also features a fully animated engine replica encased by an 18 karat rose gold layering which compliments Andrew Tate’s Bugatti’s unique copper carbon bodywork.
The watch also features a separate four-part movement suspension which leaves the mechanism practically floating inside the case. Another key feature of Andrew Tate’s Bugatti watch is the power reserve. The power reserves for the timekeeping and animation are separate, wound clockwise for ease of movement and counterclockwise for the engine animation.
It also includes a universal gas pump symbol on the side of the gauge at nine o’clock. Finally, the tourbillon contains three separate crowns and sets the 60-hour power reserve. This presented certain challenges as movement designers needed to overcome the possibility of crown posts being damaged whilst operational. Overall, this remarkable timepiece is a statement of Andrew’s wild persona and an exorbitant display of wealth, making him the perfect customer for a watch of this calibre.