TAG Heuer Carrera Calibre 16 Chronograph Celebrates a Rich Automotive Heritage

2018 marks the 55th anniversary of the iconic TAG Heuer Carrera collection. Since it was launched in 1963, this model has become synonymous with motor sport timekeeping. Several legendary drivers have chosen to wear a Heuer Carrera chronograph during their career.

TAG Heuer has now unveiled two new stylish, vintage-inspired timepieces featuring the
TAG Heuer Carrera Calibre 16 chronograph with a 41mm diameter: a black version with a black leather strap and a blue version with a steel bracelet. With touches of red, the colours, contrasts and position of the counters are all clear references to motor sport.

TAG Heuer Carrera Calibre 16 Chronograph

Two sporty models with a vintage signature produced by the three white counters, which stand out starkly against a dial featuring a white flange with a 60-second scale. The seconds counter is at 9 o’clock, the minute counter at 12 o’clock and the hour counter at 6 o’clock. The bezel is made from ceramic, and features a tachometer scale – a crucial component on an automotive chronograph.

The black version is adorned with a magnificent perforated black leather strap with red stitching. The blue version features a steel bracelet for maximum comfort. These two seriously sporty models are beautiful additions to the TAG Heuer Carrera collection.

TAG Heuer Carrera Calibre 16 Chronograph

TAG Heuer Carrera Calibre 16 Technical details:

References
CV201AP.FC6429: black version
CV201AR.BA0715: blue version

Movement
Calibre 16 Automatic

Case
Polished steel, 41 mm diameter
Polished black or blue ceramic bezel with tachometer scale
Domed sapphire crystal with anti-reflective coating on both sides
Polished steel standard crown at 3 o’clock
Push-buttons in polished steel at 2 o’clock and 4 o’clock
Screw-on case back in steel with special stamp

Dial
Black or blue opaline
White flange with 60-second scale
Lacquered red central hand
TAG Heuer logo and CARRERA AUTOMATIC inscription in white
Date window at 3 o’clock

Water-resistance
100 metres

Bracelet
Black leather with red stitching or steel with H-shaped links.
Deployant buckle with double safety push-buttons and TAG Heuer logo.

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