Last season, the watch brand TAG Heuer ( LVMH ) wished to reaffirm its supremacy in the world of motor racing with a new line of chronographs and watches Grand Carrera Tag Heuer Automatic . Two and a chronograph Grande Date GMT clad steel or gold and steel : the technical documents , robust and decidedly masculine look . Discover .
From the Grand Carrera Carrera racing as a source of inspiration
Paying tribute to the demanding race " Carrera Panamericana Mexico " , the original 1964 Carrera is the flagship of the legend TAG Heuer - a synergy that began with timepieces intended for racing , as the Time of Trip (1911 ), the first dashboard chronograph for cars, and continues to date through partnerships between the mark and the Swiss greatest racing drivers .
In 2007, the legendary Carrera gives rise to the award-winning grand carrera watches . A fusion of sleek design and technology , the Grand Carrera series premiere of chronographs and watches machines in the world to build high performance engines of GT racing , is revolutionizing the world of watchmaking .
As stated in its brand statement, Grand Carrera is the first mechanical line of movements led by a Rotating System , a new technology replacing conventional hands by rotating discs - like the dashboard of a racecar - and allowing an immediate and accurate reading of small seconds , A second time zone ( GMT) and time chronograph
At Baselworld 2008, the brand once again pushes the limits with the Grand Carrera Calibre 36 RS Caliper Concept Chronograph .
First automatic chronograph in the world to adopt a Caliper Rotating Scale , the model is powered by a Calibre 36 RS TAG Heuer COSC-certified movement oscillates at no less than 36,000 vibrations per hour, with a column wheel , and allowing the needle central chronograph seconds to advance at intervals of 1 / 10 of a second.
With unprecedented accuracyAlso specifies the mark and an instant readability , the Tag Heuer Grand Carrera Chronograph Calibre 36 RS Caliper has won almost every prize clockwork, including the " Sports Watch 2008 " Grand Prix Horlogerie de Genève , the "Best of the Chronograph Year " at the Salon International Alta Relojería ( SIAR ) from Mexico, the Fortune Design Award China and the Red Dot Design Award 2009
Tag Heuer Grand Carrera Chronograph Calibre 36 RS Caliper
From concept to reality: the "Concept Chronograph , inspired by the GT cars and BaselWorld dazzled by its technological innovation and its futuristic design , makes its entrance.
The movement is in this new model is identical to that which so impressed the BaselWorld watch industry in 2008: the famous TAG Heuer Calibre 36 RS with a column wheel , COSC certified, operating at 36,000 vibrations per hour and measuring time to 1/10th of a second.
The black dial ( 43mm ) is designed to maximize readability. But the star is undoubtedly the exclusive Caliper Rotating Scale, an ingenious method of display characterized by an oversized crown for 10 hours , allowing accurate readings to a tenth of a second, ten times larger for fast reading .
Moreover , luxury and high performance come together in the seconds linear willing to 9:00 and the date aperture at 4:30 . Both Rotating Systems indicating the chronograph minutes at 3:00 and 6:00 pm to display a "Côtes de Genève " and polished beveling . Among the most notable features include curved facetted horns on both sides of the box , the domed sapphire crystal with double antireflective treatment and the bottom double sapphire fixed by six screws.
This watch is offered on a black rubber strap with steel tip or a bracelet multi- faceted three rows . Both options have a stainless steel folding clasp , featuring safety pushbuttons and logo TAG Heuer.
Tag Heuer Grand Carrera Calibre 36 RS Caliper Chronograph Ti2
Grand Carrera Calibre 36 RS Caliper Chronograph is also available in an edition titanium extremely design . This is so manly that resolutely high-tech . Inside beats the automatic movement TAG Heuer Calibre 36 RS COSC certified, Rotating Systems with both visible through a sapphire crystal attractive stained.
The frame and structure (black box 43mm brushed and polished bezel and brushed and faceted box ) are in grade 2 titanium ( Ti2 ), a metal with high strength and biocompatible , two times lighter than steel. The oversized crown in 10:00 , also in titanium grade 2 - activates the Caliper Rotating Scale that permits a reading magnified 10X
Its other assets have a linear continuous seconds counter at 9 o'clock, a black rubber strap with black titanium tip , and a clasp that joins the wrist as surely as a GT car sticks to the road .
Tribute to the Swiss watch : new editions "prestige "of the Grand Carrera Calibre 17 RS Chronograph and the Grand Carrera Calibre 8 RS Grande Date GMT in steel and rose gold celebrate the accession of the trademark to the Foundation of High Horlogerie.
Indeed , last October , TAG Heuer has become a privileged member of the Fondation de la Haute Horlogerie ( FHH) . On this occasion, the brand decided to celebrate this new union by presenting two models Grand Carrera Steel and pink gold .
Tag Heuer Grand Carrera Calibre 17 RS Chronograph steel and rose gold
This prestigious series boasts movement TAG Heuer Calibre 17 RS COSC certified and two Rotating Systems ( chronograph minute at 9 o'clock and small seconds at 3 o'clock ) , executed in the finest materials in the world of watchmaking.
First, a steel case 43 mm. Then , a series of amazing detail : rose gold bezel 18k brushed and polished with tachymeter scale , oversized crown and pushers screwed solid pink gold , faceted and curved needles with double finish and alligator strap with steel toe caps with push buttons Security and massive rose gold logo .
Tag Heuer Grand Carrera Calibre 8 RS Grande -Date GMT steel and pink gold
Characterized by a second display zone ( GMT) by its imposing " big date " , the Grand Carrera Calibre 8 RS Grande -Date GMT watch is ideal for globe - trotters of the world .
From the Grand Carrera Calibre 8 RS Grande -Date GMT adopt the technical sophistication and a very strong influence from the world of motor racing , luxury details , however , full functionality jetset. The Rotating System in 18K rose gold , at 6:00 , features a "Côtes de Genève "and polished facets .
The "Big Date " applied to the hand is set in a beveled stop in 18K rose gold with 12 hours .
And , the ultimate luxury watch acquires needles applied hand , curved , faceted , bezel of brushed and polished 18K pink gold , an oversized crown and screwed in solid gold and a pink alligator strap with steel folding clasp featuring safety pushbuttons and logo TAG Heuer solid rose gold .
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