Tudor launches a new version of the Fastrider Black Shield, its self-winding monobloc high-tech ceramic chronograph, a watch directly inspired by the distinctive sporting elegance of the new Ducati XDiavel in matt black and white. Fastrider was originally created in 2011 to mark the partnership between TUDOR and Ducati, becoming the technical and sporty TUDOR line dedicated to the world of performance motorbikes.
Tudor presented the result of a cross-disciplinary approach to design, connecting the world of sports motorbikes to that of fine watchmaking in 2013 with the Fastrider Black Shield chronograph and its matt black monobloc ceramic middle case. The collaboration also extended to the customization of a Ducati Diavel using the same design language. In 2015, a new Ducati – the XDiavel – has inspired Tudor to create a new edition of its all-ceramic chronograph. With the impressively XDiavel motorbike calling for a relaxed, feet-forward riding position, Ducati enters the cruiser category. This generally comprises models with large displacement engines, often serving as the basis for customized versions in motorbike culture and exuding an unmistakable aura of great strength and inimitable style.