If you’re like us, you want your watch to do everything and then some. We don’t blame you. If you’re really like us, you might also like fast cars tearing up the race track. In that case, the Garmin Marq Driver is the dream watch you’ve been waiting for. With over 2250 of the world’s most famous racetracks preloaded, the Marq has everything you need to go for glory behind the wheel.
When you’re taking a break from the track, this watch also has plenty of features to keep you occupied while you’re shopping, traveling, or just need to know what time it is. Yep, believe it or not, even in today’s age of smartwatches, they still have the most basic feature of telling time.
The Racing Stuff
Since the name of the watch has “race” in it, we want to give you a preview of what this means. When you hit the racetrack in your favorite car (we could recommend a few) the Garmin Marq is ready to be your very own Cal Naughton Jr. Fortunately, this watch won’t steal your wife and your job.
First up, Marq gives you access to a virtual pit wall. You can hear audio reports of every lap as you pass the line and check all your lap times when the race is over. It also features lap time repeatability, allowing you to measure your consistency on a lap-by-lap basis. Finally, you can view a display of your last race, including total laps, max speed, and fastest lap times. The best part is that you can do all this without a transponder or any other equipment.
The Other Stuff (A Lot)
The Garmin Marq is jam-packed with features. So, instead of boring you to death with a wall of text, we’re going to list them out:
- Smart notifications for all your emails, texts, and alerts
- Music apps (including Spotify) that store 2000 songs and allow you to listen with Bluetooth
- Garmin Pay
- Heart rate and pulse ox sensors for accurate measurements
- Performance data for running, swimming, and biking
- ClimbPro ascent planner to see real-time information on your current and upcoming climbs
- GPS navigation (yep, Garmin navigation)
- TOPO and ski maps for 2000 worldwide ski resorts
- Full-color CourseView maps for 41,000 golf courses around the world including distance measurements to the hole
When it comes down to it, there’s nothing not to love about this watch. Thankfully, its rechargeable battery gives you 12 days of life in smartwatch mode, 28 hours in GPS mode and 0 hours in GPS mode with music.
A 46 mm titanium case fits your wrist perfectly and is secured with a silicon/titanium band. The 240 pixel display is visible in sunlight and the dark. At 10 ATM water-resistance, you can take this watch with you on all your adventures, no matter where they take you.
If you’re a racing enthusiast or just want a really nice smartwatch, you can’t go wrong with the Garmin Marq Driver. It’s host of features in a premium watch body make it a piece that everyone will be jealous of. Be sure to flash it to them with a wave as you speed past. Buy Here