I wasn’t particularly kind to the new Breitling Endurance Pro in our New Watch Alert. Like all the watches in the NWA, I passed judgement sight unseen. But I am nothing if not a fair man. So I hightailed it down to a local dealer to spend some quality time with a Pro. (Thanks Ben!) My conclusion: it’s a really expensive quartz watch. But it’s also . . .
Back in the day, my CNN cameraman and I were blasting down the autobahn at 130 mph. Doing more than twice my home country’s federally mandated double nickel, I missed our exit. We arrived at Porsche HQ fifteen minutes late. The CEO glared at us as if we’d totalled our 911 loaner. “Nice watch,” I said, nodding at his Porsche Design Sportivo Chrono. “Ja,” he replied pointedly. “Very accurate.” Not as accurate as the Grand Seiko Anniversary quartz . . .