In 1955, scientists and engineers alike requested the development of a timepiece that matched the rigours of their esoteric lives. Step forward IWC, and the inaugural Ingenieur. Such precision, imagination and elegance of design resulted in a second engineering heartland adopting this fabled timepiece, as motorsport enthusiasts relished the innovation. At its apogee, the Ingenieur was one-of-a-kind. The first wristwatch to withstand extreme magnetic fields of up to 50,000 A/m, it prevails in the modern world thanks to its signature metallic stylings. Its most recent incarnation is a 2017 edition, which harks back to the original design of the iconic timepiece. The digital perpetual calendar, chronograph complication and 18-carat red gold case are a showcase for contemporary elements amidst a design of true heritage. Learn more about the Luxury Racing watches.