TAG Heuer unveils a new, highly modern version of its TAG Heuer Carrera Chronograph Tourbillon Chronometer with a contemporary design and featuring two of traditional watchmaking’s most essential complications: a tourbillon and a chronograph. This new watch comes in a 45mm blue ceramic case. It features the Heuer-02T movement, a calibre that preceded the Heuer 02 chronograph movement that has seen widespread use at TAG Heuer of late, most notably in the company's Autavia range.
The movement is housed in a magnificent midnight blue ceramic case, complemented by a ceramic bezel and lugs. Elegant touches of blue can also be seen in the weight and movement barrel. With its polished, brushed and bead-blasted finishes, the result is a sophisticated, modern piece, reflecting the highest quality Swiss watchmaking technology. The ‘Tête de Vipère’ stamp has been applied to the bridge, visible through the sapphire crystal of the case back.
In keeping with the brand’s recent trend towards big, wrist-engulfing men’s watches, the case and bezel are made of blue ceramic, which offers superior scratch resistance to steel but is also brittle and prone to shattering if struck hard enough. The case back, pushers and crown are all made of stainless steel that has been PVD-coated black, to match the included matte black alligator strap which features a black rubber lining and blue contrast stitching. Water resistance is rated at a very respectable 100m, which makes this a watch that you could wear while swimming.
Advanced technology, high quality, high performance and exceptional manufacture expertise, combined with perfect mastery of industrial processes and production costs, make the TAG Heuer Carrera ‘Tête de Vipère’ Chronograph Tourbillon Chronometer a perfect addition to the brand’s range, enriching the design codes and DNA of TAG Heuer, Avant-Garde since 1860.
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