REFERENCE
116508

MODEL CASE
Oyster, 40 mm, yellow gold

BEZEL
Fixed, with engraved tachymetric scale, in 18 ct yellow gold

WATER-RESISTANCE
Waterproof to 100 metres / 330 feet

MOVEMENT
Perpetual, mechanical chronograph, self-winding

CALIBRE
4130, Manufacture Rolex

POWER RESERVE
Approximately 72 hours

BRACELET
Oyster, flat three-piece links

DIAL
Black set with diamonds

CERTIFICATION
Superlative Chronometer (COSC + Rolex certification after casing)

OYSTER ARCHITECTURE
Monobloc middle case, screw-down case back and winding crown

DIAMETER
40 mm

MATERIAL
18 ct yellow gold

WINDING CROWN
Screw-down, Triplock triple waterproofness system

CRYSTAL
Scratch-resistant sapphire

PRECISION
-2/+2 sec/day, after casing

OSCILLATOR
Paramagnetic blue Parachrom hairspring

WINDING
Bidirectional self-winding via Perpetual rotor

BRACELET MATERIAL
18 ct yellow gold

CLASP
Folding Oysterlock safety clasp with Easylink 5 mm comfort extension link

DETAILS
Dial with snailed small counters

GEM SETTING
Diamonds in 18 ct gold settings

COSMOGRAPH DAYTONA m116508-0016
Black dial

Black dial

This model features a black, diamond-set dial with snailed counters, gold applique hour markers and hands with a Chromalight display, a highly-legible luminescent material. The central sweep seconds hand allows an accurate reading of 1/8 second, while the two counters on the dial display the lapsed time in hours and minutes. Drivers can accurately map out their track times and tactics without fail.

The tachymetric scale

With its tachymetric scale, its three counters and its pushers, the Cosmograph Daytona was designed to be the ultimate timing tool for endurance racing drivers. The bezel features a tachymetric scale to read average speed over a given distance based on elapsed time. This scale offers optimal legibility, making the Cosmograph Daytona the ideal instrument for measuring speeds up to 400 units per hour, expressed in kilometres or miles.

The tachymetric scale
18 ct yellow gold

18 ct yellow gold

By operating its own exclusive foundry, Rolex has the unrivalled ability to cast the highest quality 18 ct gold alloys. According to the proportion of silver, copper, platinum or palladium added, different types of 18 ct gold are obtained: yellow, pink or white. They are made with only the purest metals and meticulously inspected in an in-house laboratory with state-of-the-art equipment, before the gold is formed and shaped with the same painstaking attention to quality. Rolex's commitment to excellence begins at the source.

COSMOGRAPH DAYTONA m116508-0016

REFERENCE
116508

MODEL CASE
Oyster, 40 mm, yellow gold

BEZEL
Fixed, with engraved tachymetric scale, in 18 ct yellow gold

WATER-RESISTANCE
Waterproof to 100 metres / 330 feet

MOVEMENT
Perpetual, mechanical chronograph, self-winding

CALIBRE
4130, Manufacture Rolex

POWER RESERVE
Approximately 72 hours

BRACELET
Oyster, flat three-piece links

DIAL
Black set with diamonds

CERTIFICATION
Superlative Chronometer (COSC + Rolex certification after casing)

OYSTER ARCHITECTURE
Monobloc middle case, screw-down case back and winding crown

DIAMETER
40 mm

MATERIAL
18 ct yellow gold

WINDING CROWN
Screw-down, Triplock triple waterproofness system

CRYSTAL
Scratch-resistant sapphire

PRECISION
-2/+2 sec/day, after casing

OSCILLATOR
Paramagnetic blue Parachrom hairspring

WINDING
Bidirectional self-winding via Perpetual rotor

BRACELET MATERIAL
18 ct yellow gold

CLASP
Folding Oysterlock safety clasp with Easylink 5 mm comfort extension link

DETAILS
Dial with snailed small counters

GEM SETTING
Diamonds in 18 ct gold settings

Black dial

Black dial

This model features a black, diamond-set dial with snailed counters, gold applique hour markers and hands with a Chromalight display, a highly-legible luminescent material. The central sweep seconds hand allows an accurate reading of 1/8 second, while the two counters on the dial display the lapsed time in hours and minutes. Drivers can accurately map out their track times and tactics without fail.

The tachymetric scale

The tachymetric scale

With its tachymetric scale, its three counters and its pushers, the Cosmograph Daytona was designed to be the ultimate timing tool for endurance racing drivers. The bezel features a tachymetric scale to read average speed over a given distance based on elapsed time. This scale offers optimal legibility, making the Cosmograph Daytona the ideal instrument for measuring speeds up to 400 units per hour, expressed in kilometres or miles.

18 ct yellow gold

18 ct yellow gold

By operating its own exclusive foundry, Rolex has the unrivalled ability to cast the highest quality 18 ct gold alloys. According to the proportion of silver, copper, platinum or palladium added, different types of 18 ct gold are obtained: yellow, pink or white. They are made with only the purest metals and meticulously inspected in an in-house laboratory with state-of-the-art equipment, before the gold is formed and shaped with the same painstaking attention to quality. Rolex's commitment to excellence begins at the source.