In need of no introduction is the Rolex GMT-Master II 126710 BLRO, affectionately referred to as the “Pepsi.” Based on the darling of mid-century pilots and vintage aficionados alike, the Pepsi is virtually a future-classic version of an already-classic model. Seen here in the at-the-time hotly anticipated steel, released in 2018.
Underneath are the usual trappings you get from the Crown. The Pepsi is water resistant like a Rolls Royce is powerful. It’s way more than you need, but garish things like water resistance are not the point here. Protected inside is the chronometer-certified caliber 3285, which is engineered to the Nth degree to provide accuracy to within +/- 2 seconds per day, hidden behind a steel caseback. Anything else would be gauche. Yet, not to be missed is the classic-yet-not-subtle combination of blue and red on the Cerachrom bezel. The eye-catching arrangement is specially engineered by Rolex in a single piece of ceramic. The Rolex GMT-Master II is about one thing: exemplifying the GMT function in the absolute best execution possible.
Today, the Spec Sheet provides a most assured answer to the age-old question: Is Pepsi okay?