The IWC Ingenieur Replica was originally launched in 1944 and since then, it has experienced several changes and major redesigns. Perhaps the most noticeable changes, took place in 1976, 2005 and in 2008.
The Ingenieur was released as a more robust timepiece under the ‘Mission Earth’ name and fitted with a larger case measuring 45 mm in diameter, fitted with crown guards and powered by the in-house calibre 80110.
IWC rolled out the Ingenieur Chronograph Racer Replica vs Real in stainless steel with an engraving of a Formula One racing car on the case back. Regardless of all these changes and improvements, the original DNA of the watch is still relatively well preserved.
The IWC Ingenieur ref. IW378509 still maintains the essence of the original iconic Ingenieur design with a robust stainless steel case measuring 45 mm in diameter, two dial variants —ardoise and silver plated— and available on strap or bracelet.
The Cheap Replica IWC Ingenieur Chronograph Racer ref. IW378509, is fitted with silver plated dial and black rubber strap with black alligator leather inlay; however, this reference is currently sold on black rubber strap with blue alligator leather inlay.
Perhaps one of the most strikingly beautiful dials out there, the AAA IWC Replica Watch Ingenieur Chrono Racer is fitted with a silver plated dial that is brushed finished and with an impressive grain and multi-layer construction.
The dial features blued applied raised faceted markers and skeletonized hands —all fitted with luminova including those for the running seconds and the chrono register. One just needs to tilt the watch at the right angle for that blue goodness to appear and mesmerize you.
The dial is well balanced with two subdials featuring highly polished raised surrounds and snailing. The subdial at 6 o’clock is for the running seconds and date aperture, while the one at 12 o’clock is the chronograph totalizer were elapsed hours and minutes can be read at a quick glance —with a circular totalizer that combines the hour and minute hands as if they were a watch-within-a-watch.
To round out the balanced design of the Best IWC Replica Watches dial, there is a raised flange with a minute chapter ring, a bright red tipped seconds hand and a red “60” in the chapter ring that was inspired by the digital display on the steering wheel of the Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team racing car.
Frankly, Fake IWC Watch is situated well above and beyond others, when it comes to case finishing. The case measures 45 mm in diameter and 14.5 mm in thickness and it feels quite solid and somewhat heavy weighing 165.6 grams. The finish of the case is nicely done with a very smooth satin-brushed finish with alternating mirror polished chamfers on the edges of the case, rectangular chrono pushers, crown guards, bottom part of the bezel and on the perimeter of the solid case back.
The crown, is a screw-down and features the traditional ‘Probus Scafusia’ engraving. The Cheap IWC Replica Ingenieur Chrono Racer is water resistant to 120 meters and is fitted with a solid case back featuring a very nice engraving of a Formula One racing car. If you are a Formula One fan like we are, you’ll definitely love this watch.
This rugged timepiece is powered by one of the most efficient movements manufactured entirely by IWC Replica Watches, the automatic flyback chronograph calibre 89361. This in-house movement provides a 68-hour power reserve when fully wound and features a date display with crown-activated rapid advance, a flyback chronograph with combined hour and minute totalizer at 12 o’clock and a small hacking seconds for more precise time setting.
The IWC Ingenieur Chrono Racer ref. IW378509 was originally launched with a rubber strap with textile inlay but is now currently sold on black rubber strap with blue alligator leather inlay. The strap is very sporty and quite comfortable made of a semi-rigid rubber composite. The alligator inlay is of premium quality and the strap is fitted with a stainless steel IWC Quality Replica Watches pin buckle.
ON THE WRIST
On the wrist, the watch has very strong wrist presence and feels top heavy just like all other Exact IWC Ingenieurs Replica Watch from this generation. The watch wears slightly bigger than its actual size and more like a 47 mm piece on a 7.25″ wrist.