01 Apr 18

Baselworld 2018: An Overview Of The Latest Rolex Releases

Today with social media in all its forms and channels the new models launched by Rolex and Tudor are viewed by millions of people instantaneously, and then the enquires begin.


This year with new executions of the iconic Rolex GMT-Master II in Oystersteel, Everose Rolesor and Everose gold and the Tudor Black Bay GMT in steel, new levels of demand have been reached across our three showrooms. It is testament to the quality of both Rolex and Tudor. Below, our team have outlined in brief the models released this year’.


Karl Massey

Managing Director, Prestons


The Rolex GMT-Master II: Oystersteel

At Baselworld 2018 Rolex introduces three new versions of the Oyster Perpetual GMT-Master II in Oystersteel Everose Rolesor and Everose gold. One of this year’s flagship models, the new Oystersteel GMT-Master II, is equipped with directional rotatable bezel with two-colour Cerachrom insert in red and blue ceramic. The lugs and sides of its Oyster case have been re-visited and it is available exclusively on a Jubilee bracelet.


The Rolex GMT-Master II: Everose Gold & Everose Rolesor

The second and third additions to the GMT-Master II range are introduced in Everose Rolesor, a combination of Oystersteel and Everose gold, and Everose gold. Both the Everose Rolesor and the Everose gold versions include a brown and black ceramic Cerachrom insert with moulded graduations and numerals.


The Rolex Cosmograph Daytona: Everose Gold

In 2017 Rolex introduced three new versions of the Oyster Perpetual Cosmograph Daytona with a Monobloc Cerachrom bezel in black ceramic and an Oysterflex bracelet. In 2018 Rolex introduces a scintillant gem-set version in Everose gold. The bezel is set with 36 baguette-cut sapphires in a rainbow gradation, a further 11 baguette-cut sapphires are placed on the dial and match the colour of the corresponding point on the bezel.


The Rolex Datejust 36mm

This year Rolex updates the classic Datejust model in both 36mm and 31mm sizes. The new Datejust 36mm, available exclusively in Everose Rolesor or yellow Rolesor, features redesigned lugs and sides and is equipped with caliber 3235.


This model has been introduced with a wide selection of dials.


The Rolex Datejust 31mm

In 2018 Rolex introduces a new generation of the Oyster Perpetual Datejust 31 exclusively in 18ct white gold, 18ct yellow gold and Everose gold. The new design features updated case sides and lugs and is equipped with caliber 2236.


Like the entire Datejust collection, the model has been released with a wide selection of dials.


For more information, we recommend that you contact your nearest Prestons showroom in Wilmslow, Leeds or Guildford and they will be delighted to guide you through the new Rolex models in further detail.