Rolex GMT-Master 2 steel jubilee
Rolex GMT Master

Three new variants of the popular Rolex classic have now been introduced

The new Rolex GMT-Master 2 “Pepsi” is here

Rolex has finally reissued the classic! The GMT-Master 2, Rolex’s legendary pilot’s watch, is now available as a stainless steel version with the innovative ceramic bezel in traditional red and blue, the color combination of the original 1955 GMT-Master. Two other material variants were also recently presented at Baselworld 2018 with a black and brown bezel. And nearly even more striking: from now on the GMT-Master 2 is worn on a five-row Jubilee band. But that was not all!

Rolex GMT-Master 2 126710blro

The new GMT Master 2, Reference 126710BLRO (©Rolex)

From now on, Rolex names its stainless steel components “Oyster-Steel”, so too the new GMT-Master 2 bracelet.
The five-row Jubilee bracelet is a little unusual on the model, on the other hand of course, it is an elegant classic with tradition … which is now available for the first time with Oysterlock clasp including the Easylink extension. By the way, the model does not exist with the usual Oyster band.

Rolex GMT-Master 2 Jubilee Bracelet

The new watch is only available with the jubilee bracelet (©Rolex)

The Oyster case still measures 40 millimeters in diameter, but its lugs and sides have been redesigned. (… The lugs and sides of its Oyster case have been redesigned …) See here for all the new variants of the GMT-Master 2:

Rolex GMT-Master 2 steel jubilee, laterally crown

The “Oyster Steel” model with Pepsi bezel (©Rolex)

Rolex GMT-Master 2 126711chnr, rolesor

The Reference 126711CHNR in Everose Gold Rolesor, with black and brown bezel (©Rolex)

Rolex GMT-Master 2 126715chnr, everose gold

And complete Everose Gold, the Reference 126715CHNR (©Rolex)

But the changes in the model are not limited to externals. The time zone manager has also received a new mechanism, bringing the technical features of the GMT Master 2 up to date. While the 3186 caliber still works in the older models, Rolex now introduces the caliber 3285 with the new watch. For this, ten patents were registered, with which precision and robustness could be further improved according to own data.

Rolex Caliber 3285

The new Caliber 3285 offers 70 hours of power reserve (©Rolex)

See here for an overview of all Rolex Calibers!

In terms of price, the new models are as follows: The stainless steel version of the GMT-Master 2 with red and blue bezel and Jubilee bracelet costs 8,550 euros. The Rolesor variant in Oystersteel and Everose gold is 13,000 euros and in complete Everose gold it is 33,900 euros.

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Watch the Rolex video of the new GMT-Master 2 here:

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