On May 15, 2019, sales of the MARQ collection, a line of premium plug-in clocks, began in America. Release to mark Garmin’s 30th anniversary. The new devices are based on Garmin’s many years of experience in the aviation, automotive, marine, sports and outdoor markets.
Garmin has revolutionized the world of multisport watches with its cutting-edge smartwatches – the MARQ Aviator, MARQ Driver, MARQ Captain, MARQ Expedition and MARQ Athlete. Each model is designed and developed for users passionate about flying, racing, sailing, traveling and sports.
“For the past 30 years, we’ve built models that have helped ignite people’s interest in the activity they love,” says Dan Bartel, Garmin’s vice president of worldwide user sales. – “And now we’ve been able to redefine the watch-tool concept with the release of MARQ, a line of remarkable plug-in devices that inspire new adventures.”.
The MARQ collection boasts quality materials, meticulous craftsmanship and an exceptional attention to detail that serves to guarantee quality in the most demanding conditions. Each model is crafted from titanium, the lightest and toughest of materials. Combined with a convex scratch-resistant sapphire crystal, this creates a solid base for all MARQ watches. The character of each MARQ model is enhanced by an innovative, high-quality strap or bracelet. With Garmin’s QuickFit interchangeable band system, MARQ users can customize the watch according to their style.
The MARQ uses a always-on display, a high-performance GPS receiver, and advanced sensors like a wrist heart rate monitor or pulse ox2 sensor to track your various sporting activities like running, biking, swimming and skiing. The gadget also offers premium smartwatch features, including built-in music storage, Garmin Pay™, smartphone alerts and advanced activity tracking for daily use. The battery lasts up to 12 days in smartwatch mode, 28 hours in GPS mode, and up to 48 hours in UltraTrac mode.
Each MARQ was created for a specific purpose, and this is reflected in its appearance, function and choice of materials according to the category of the watch.
The combination of a brushed titanium case, titanium bracelet and a polished ceramic ring around the dial gives the MARQ Aviator a real classic look. The model includes special aviation features such as detailed airport maps and advanced safety features such as Direct-To-Navigation, Nexrad weather radar, a worldwide database of airports and the ability to integrate with a Garmin cockpit.
The model is priced at 208,400 p.
The MARQ Driver, which includes over 250 popular race tracks around the world, is designed specifically for car enthusiasts. The adrenaline red-gray color scheme of this racing watch is reflected in every detail – the DLC-coated case, the matte
Ceramic ring around the dial and bracelet in a combination of noble charcoal grey titanium and red silicone links on the inside. Features essential to racing such as automatic lap timing, automatic lap marking, time-change and a Track Timer.
The price of the model is 265,900 p.
For those who prefer to spend their time on the water, the MARQ Captain is designed in nautical tones with a dark blue ring around the dial and an innovative nylon strap. The watch includes innovative features for sailboats virtual start line, pre-start time and cueing during tack changes which will really help you during the regatta. The dial displays data such as current wind speed, temperature and home port tide information. Based on this data, the user can decide whether or not to set sail that day.
Model price is 197,900 p.
The design of the MARQ Expedition model is inspired by vintage expedition tools. This watch includes a 360-degree compass ring, analog-style barometric scales, and an Italian “vacchetta” leather strap. Designed for the modern adventurer, the MARQ Expedition includes TOPO mapping, a built-in altimeter with automatic calibration, a barometer and compass. The MARQ Expedition watch is compatible with the inReach® Mini satellite communicator. Wireless connection between devices allows wireless control of the inReach Mini to send and receive messages anywhere in the world using a MARQ watch.
Priced at 187,500 p.
Designed for athletes, the MARQ Athlete features an optimized design. The watch has a charcoal gray dial with bright yellow-green elements. The ring around the dial shows the data most important to athletes – V02 max and recovery time. The MARQ Athlete also features advanced running dynamics data for advanced performance tracking, progress measurement, and fitness work. Using various biometric sensors, athletes will gain additional insight into their body’s performance. The MARQ Athletes watch is a great tool for any competition and is also a fashion accessory for everyday wear.
Model price is 161 300 p.