TAG Heuer Carrera

The TAG Heuer Carrera is a famous luxury sports watch that is popular with sports enthusiasts. The Carrera was first introduced to the public in 1963 and has become legendary with watch designer. The designer and creator of the TAG Heuer Carrera is TAG Heuera. He first began creating watches for those who have a passion for racing and a dedication to high speed sports after a chance meeting with drivers in the 12 Hour Sebring where he was the official time keeper. He was already creating dashboard chronographs for sports car racing enthusiasts since the early 1900s. He created the TAG Heuer Carrera with race car drivers in mind.

TAG designed the Carrera with readability as its number one priority. He fashioned it with a 1/5th second hand on the bezel. The watch design features a separate ring that encircles the dial to hold the tachymeter scales, which completely changed the look of the chronograph. It now has a larger sleeker look and is easier to read. In 1968 the new design included a triple calendar. These watches were available in all white, all black and those that were a combination of black and white. Over the years these watches have been released in many different forms and styles and colors with various choices of straps.

One of the newest versions of the TAG Heuer Carrera is the Carrera Chronograph Day Date. This version has some modern updates. For instance, the face has silver toned numeral markers that are raised to give the dial an added dimension and a nice contrast. The Day Date function features three sub dials. It also has red accents in the second’s subs dial and a red tipped chronograph counter. All of the features are protected in a scratch resistant sapphire crystal and the watch is water resistant to 100m. It also has a black bezel with a Tachymeter scale. The watch is powered by TAG’s Calibre 16 automatic movement and has a power reserve of 42 hours and sold self winding Swiss automatic movement. The case is 43mm and this Carrera comes with a black crocodile leather strap or bracelet.

The TAG Heuer Carrera is a classic that continues to and will always be in style. You can choose from different straps according to your individual tastes. These watches are practical for all time and you can wear them when hiking or out to a formal dinner event. The watch is built to last and is very durable as well as being made by some of the finest craftsmanship available in watch making.

One of the most luxurious watches on the market today is the TAG Grand Carrera watch. It has won many different awards and is in the top of its class. The TAG Heuer Limited Edition Grand Carrera Calibre 17 chronograph was introduced in 2008. It is an 18k rose gold watch with COSC certification. The watch face is brown with rose gold hour markers and arms. The bezel is also rose gold. It comes with an alligator brown leather hand tooled strap. Every TAG Crand Carrera model in the series has a screw called the “Cotes de Geneve.” There are faceted and curved horns on both sides of the case and the edges are always beveled. The case back is also made of double sapphire crystal.

The TAG Heuer logo is always affixed to the dials by hand, and the markers are faceted and curved. They also have push button clasps. These classic luxury watches can be very expensive. However, there are replica Carrera watches available for racing enthusiasts everywhere. If you are shopping for a sports lover you can’t go wrong with a TAG Heuer Carrera. If price is a concern you can always shop online for the best deals.

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