.@TAGHeuer Carrera Calibre 18 Chronograph


To create its new Carrera Calibre 18 Chronograph, TAG Heuer has drawn inspiration from a true icon: the first chronograph specially designed for racing drivers that Jack Heuer made in the 1960s. It’s all there: the original Panda effect with two anthracite counters standing out against a silver-toned dial; robustness together with tried and trusted functionality, and even the historical Heuer logo. Topped by spherical sapphire crystal inspired by the original model, this vintage-touch automatic chronograph is also equipped with a telemetric scale on its inner bezel ring. This function was formerly used by the military to measure their distance from artillery fire based on the speed of sound. Modern-day adventurers notably use it to see how far they are from a storm. The kind of adventurers who can perfectly identify with the Carrera collection, whose Spanish name means “top-level competition”.


Movement
Mechanical automatic TAG Heuer chronograph calibre 18
 
Functions
Hours, minutes, seconds, date, chronograph, telemetric scale
 
Case
Polished steel, 39 mm Spherical scratch-resistant sapphire crystal with anti-reflective treatment on both sides Scratch-resistant sapphire back Water-resistant to 100 metres (10 bar /330 ft)
 
Dial
Opaline silver Snailed anthracite counters, minutes at 9 o’clock, small seconds at 3 o’clock Original Heuer logo Telemetric scale on the inner bezel ring Luminescent hands
 
Bracelet/strap
Perforated black leather with folding clasp
 
 
 
.@TAGHeuer Carrera Calibre 18 Chronograph .@TAGHeuer Carrera Calibre 18 Chronograph Reviewed by Tony G on February 10, 2015 Rating: 5

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