When you think of a Rolex or a Porsche, the first thing that usually comes to mind is luxury. A Rolex watch is one of the highest-end watches you can purchase; it's one of the most regarded timepieces in the watch community and is the ultimate form of elegance and class. And there's a reason many Rolex owners are also Porsche owners. Porsches hold the same high value and regard among luxury enthusiasts. The level of style and sophistication of a Porsche car matches that of a Rolex timepiece.
We teamed up with the local car experts at Lyon-Waugh Auto Group to bring you some of the best Porsche models that pair perfectly with Rolex watches at Long's.
Want to find your perfect luxury watch + car combination? Check out this guide with our five favorite Rolex and Porsche pairings. You might be surprised to find out how much these two items have in common!
1. Rolex Day-Date 40 + Cayenne Turbo S Porsche
Featured Timepiece: Rolex Oyster Perpetual Day-Date 40 with Ice Blue Dial and Platinum (Contact Long's Jewelers)
Featured Car: Porsche Cayanne Turbo S (Contact Lyon-Waugh Auto Group)
When it comes to investing in a luxury item, one of the top things you want to consider is making sure it holds a legacy. The Rolex Day-Date and Porsche Cayenne are both items that come at a very high value and hold a prestigious reputation of lasting a lifetime. These are both classic items that can both easily be passed down from generation to generation.
The Rolex Day-Date 40 is one of the brand's most classic watches. It was the first wristwatch to display the date and day of the week in a full window on the dial. The dial of this watch is the most distinctive and legendary, and until this day, is ensured to present perfection. The case around the watch was designed specifically for the Day-Date back in 1956, and it represents the ultimate in enhancement and comfort. The watch is always made with carefully selected precious metals.The Day-Date continues to be the watch of influential people and proves to always showcase excellence.
The first ever Porsche Cayenne SUV made its first appearance in 2003 and is nothing short of legendary Porsche performance. Made for daily traveling with your precious cargo in a new form of Porsche luxury, the Cayenne is above precision and excellence, making it highly influential. With up 570 horsepower and the ability to go 0 to 60 in 4.2 seconds, the Porsche Cayenne is yet another Porsche legacy to emulated and envied by all.
2. Rolex Air King Oyster Perpetual + 718 Boxster Porsche
Featured Timepiece: Rolex Oyster Perpetual Air-King with Black Dial and Stainless Steel (Contact Long's Jewelers)
Featured Car: Porsche 718 Boxster (Contact Lyon-Waugh Auto Group)
With the new Rolex Air-King Oyster Perpetual and Porsche 718 Boxster, you have two modern luxury models that have the highest form of performance. With either one of these, you are sure to turn heads and be the ultimate form of class and style.
The Rolex Air-King pays tribute to the pioneers of flight and the Oyster's role in the epic story of aviation.The model was first designed back in the 1950's and has now been updated for the modern wearer; however, it still has the aesthetics of the first model, making it a classic. The stainless steel used on this watch is the finest made and it's extremely resilient. It maintains its beauty even in the harshest environments, which makes it no comparison to any watch designed before. The best way to describe this luxurious timepiece is that it's as functional as it is timeless.
Getting behind the wheel of the new Porsche 718 Boxster, will leave none of your dreams unfulfilled. Designed with no loss of dynamic perfection, the Boxster's signature performance is at its finest, leaving no compromise of the mid-engine sports car. Top track speeds of 170 mph, and 300 horsepower, the Boxster is even more worthy of its legendary status, emphasizing your arrival in ultimate confidence and style.
3. Rolex Yacht Master 40 + 911 Targa 4S Porsche
Featured Timepiece: Rolex Oyster Perpetual Yacht-Master 40 with Chocolate Dial and Everose Gold (Contact Long's Jewelers)
Featured Car: Porsche 911 Targa 4S (Contact Lyon-Waugh Auto Group)
Designing pieces that are up to date with modern style but that also have a classic feel can sometimes be tough. But you will get the whole package with both the Rolex Yacht Master and Porsche 911 Targa 4S. Compared to a lot of other luxury pieces, these two are style icons that can be seen both in casual and high end settings.They will both leave you feeling completely satisfied.
Sleek, sporty and distinguished, the Rolex Yacht-Master is just as at home on deck of an ocean-going yacht as on land in an elegant yacht club lounge. Being waterproof, precise and reliable, this watch of the ocean seas is distinguished by its bidirectional rotable 60-minute graduated bezel. The polished raised numerals and graduations stand out clearly on the chocolate colored dial. It is reverted for its casual yet purposeful allure.
The Porsche 911 is a style icon that transcends above and beyond whether you're at the yacht club for a cocktail or cruising to an extravagant gala. Rich in tradition and even richer in the future, the lineage of the Porsche 911 is unsurpassable. With top track speeds over 188 mph, and 420 horsepower, the Porsche 911 commands attention of all and is ever ahead.
4. Rolex Datejust 41 + Panamera Porsche
Featured Timepiece: Rolex Oyster Perpetual Datejust 41 with Yellow Gold and Steel (Contact Long's Jewelers)
Featured Car: Porsche Panamera (Contact Lyon-Waugh Auto Group)
The Rolex Datejust 41 and Porsche Panamera have both been reinvented to showcase the top form of luxury, performance and satisfaction. Both of their traditional versions are one-of-a-kind, but why not top traditional? Both models have gone outside the status quo and have both proven to be successful! Because being mainstream is so overrated.
Rolex's Datejust is the archetype of the classic watch thanks to the functions and aesthetics that never go out of fashion. This new datejust model is equipped with a new generation of movement that is cased to endure everyday use and satisfies the Rolex criteria. Aesthetically, the Datejust has spanned eras while retaining the enduring codes that today still make it one of the most recognized of watches.
The engineers at Porsche reinvented the contradictions of performance and comfort with the Porsche Panamera. At the height of absolute luxury, technology, and performance the Panamera exudes the confidence of trending your own style and continuously redefining it in every aspect.
5. Rolex Ladies Datejust 28 + Macan GTS Porsche
Featured Timepiece: Rolex Oyster Perpetual Lady-Datejust 28 With Everose Gold and Diamonds (Contact Long's Jewelers)
Featured Car: Porche Macan GTS (Contact Lyon-Waugh Auto Group)
What do both these things have in common? Luxury of course, but the real answer is femininity! They are both fit for the modern woman that is hard working, powerful and always on the go.
The motto of the Rolex Lady-Datejust 28 is "femininity in all its diversity." It lives by its motto by coming in a a variety of styles to perfectly reflect the different personalities of its wearer. The range of colors and materials is like no other watch and corresponds with the variety of bracelets and dials that adds to its style. One of our favorite Lady-Datejust options right now is the one featured above which is a mix of steel, everose gold and diamonds. The steel reinforces strength and durability, which means it's made to last, while the everose makes it trendy with the soft, feminine color of the metal.
The Porsche Macan has redefined exclusivity by marrying powerful performance with everyday versatility. At 360 horsepower and 0-60 in 5 seconds, the Macan is not for those lacking courage and confidence. With distinctly sharp features that complement every woman on the move, the Porsche Macan makes a powerful statement.
Want to give any of these Rolex watches or Porsches a test drive? Make an appointment or visit any of our five New England locations to find a Rolex that suits you best. And don't forget to visit our friends at Lyon-Waugh Auto Group to test drive a Porsche!