TAG Heuer New Aquaracer 500M Series – Ceramic 41mm & Aquaracer 500M Oracle Team USA Limited Editions

To pay the tribute to the partnership with ORACLE TEAM USA, the 34th America’s Cup defending champions, TAG Heuer introduces the new Aquaracer 500M series. As Official Partner, TAG Heuer is using its latest technology to support ORACLE TEAM USA in its bid to retain the America’s Cup for the USA. The world’s greatest contest in sailing, the 2013 America’s Cup reaches its climax in San Francisco. All the American team will be using newly launched Aquaracer timepieces byTAG Heuer .

Aquaracer 500M Ceramic 41mm Collection – Models
AQUARACER 500 M CERAMIC 41MM – Full black , helium valve
AQUARACER 500M CERAMIC 41MM – Blue dial, blue ceramic bezel, helium valve
AQUARACER 500M CERAMIC 41MM – Black dial, steel bracelet, helium valve
AQUARACER 500M CERAMIC 41 MM – Blue dial, Steel & Yellow gold plated bracelet, helium valve

Aquaracer 500M ORACLE TEAM USA Limited Editions
Join 2013 America’s Cup adventure with Aquaracer “TEAM USA” Limited Editions, as worn by the ORACLE TEAM USA athletes. These timepieces combine all the professional safety features of the range and come with special racing red touches. Both watch and chronograph proudly salute the ORACLE TEAM USA colours with the red of the hand-applied “TEAM USA” or “DEFENDER” logos, the helium valve, and the hands—all standing out boldly against the vertical wave pattern of the black dial.

The Calibre 5 43mm watch, worn by all the ORACLE TEAM USA crew, has a sapphire crystal case back embellished with team logo in black printed lettering. The Calibre 16 44mm chronograph will be put to the test by legendary skippers Russell Coutts and Jimmy Spithill. It comes with a special case back stamped with the iconic ORACLE TEAM USA boat. All the new Aquaracer are equipped with the TAG Heuer safety features that make them the natural choice for extreme watersports. Water-resistant to 500 meters, they all have a helium valve at 10 o’clock.

AQUARACER 500M CERAMIC (41mm), Calibre 5, Full Black, Black Ceramic Bezel

Technical details
Movement: TAG Heuer Calibre 5 – Automatic Watch – Date

Dial
•Black dial with horizontal streak effect
•Hand-applied indexes
•Diamond shaped hands
•Luminescent markers on hands and indexes
•Central running second with a yellow triangle-shaped tip
•Monochrome TAG Heuer logo at 12 o’clock
•“AQUARACER CALIBRE 5 – 500M/1660 FT – AUTOMATIC – SWISS MADE” lettering on the dial
•Angled date window at 3 o’clock highlighted with white square printing

Case
•Case diameter: 41 mm
•Black titanium carbide coated titanium case

•Unidirectional turning black ceramic bezel:
– Engraved, silver lacquered numerals on the bezel
– Engraved, silver lacquered triangle with luminescent dot at 12 o’clock
– Polished chimney, fine brushed base and polished studs

•Scratch resistant sapphire crystal
•Black titanium carbide coated screw-in crown
•Screw-in case back with a special diver decoration
•Automatic helium valve at 10 o’clock in polished steel
•Water-resistance: 500 meters

Bracelet
•Black rubber strap
• Fine-brushed steel folding clasp with safety push-buttons and diving extension

AQUARACER 500M CERAMIC (41mm), Calibre 5, Blue Ceramic Bezel

Technical details
Movement: TAG Heuer Calibre 5 – Automatic Watch – Date

Dial
•Blue dial with horizontal streak effect
•Hand-applied indexes
•Diamond shaped hands
•Luminescent markers on hands and indexes
•Central running second with a triangle-shaped tip
•Monochrome TAG Heuer logo at 12 o’clock
•“AQUARACER CALIBRE 5 – 500M/1660 FT – AUTOMATIC – SWISS MADE” lettering on the dial
•Angled date window at 3 o’clock highlighted with white square printing

Case
•Case diameter: 41 mm
•Alternate fine-brushed and polished steel case

•Unidirectional turning blue ceramic bezel:
-Engraved, silver lacquered numerals on the bezel
-Engraved, silver lacquered triangle with luminescent dot at 12 o’clock
-Polished chimney, fine brushed base and polished studs

•Scratch resistant sapphire crystal
•Polished steel screw-in crown
•Screw-in case back with a special diver decoration
•Automatic helium valve at 10 o’clock in fine-brushed steel
•Water-resistance: 500 meters

Bracelet
•3-row alternate fine-brushed steel bracelet with polished edges
•Fine-brushed steel folding clasp with safety push-buttons

AQUARACER 500M CERAMIC (41mm), Calibre 5, Black Ceramic Bezel

Technical details
Movement: TAG Heuer Calibre 5 – Automatic Watch – Date

Dial
•Black dial with horizontal streak effect
•Hand-applied indexes
•Diamond shaped hands
•Luminescent markers on hands and indexes
•Central running second with a triangle-shaped tip
•Monochrome TAG Heuer logo at 12 o’clock
•“AQUARACER CALIBRE 5 – 500M/1660 FT – AUTOMATIC – SWISS MADE” lettering on the dial
•Angled date window at 3 o’clock highlighted with white square printing

Case
•Case diameter: 41 mm
•Alternate fine-brushed and polished steel case

•Unidirectional turning black ceramic bezel:
– Engraved, silver lacquered numerals on the bezel
– Engraved, silver lacquered triangle with luminescent dot at 12 o’clock
– Polished chimney, fine brushed base and polished studs

•Scratch resistant sapphire crystal
•Polished steel screw-in crown
•Screw-in case back with a special diver decoration
•Automatic helium valve at 10 o’clock in polished steel
•Water-resistance: 500 meters

Bracelet
•3-row alternate fine-brushed steel bracelet with polished edges
•Fine-brushed steel folding clasp with safety push-buttons
OR
•Black rubber strap
•Fine-brushed steel folding clasp with safety push-buttons and diving extension

AQUARACER 500M CERAMIC (41mm), Calibre 5, Steel and Plated Yellow Gold (18K 2N), Blue Ceramic Bezel

Technical details
Movement: TAG Heuer Calibre 5 – Automatic Watch – Date

Dial
•Blue dial with horizontal streak effect
•Hand-applied indexes
•Diamond shaped hands
•Luminescent markers on hands and indexes
•Central running second with a triangle shaped tip
•Monochrome TAG Heuer logo
•“AQUARACER CALIBRE 5 – 500M/1660 FT – AUTOMATIC – SWISS MADE” lettering on the dial
•Date window at 3 o’clock highlighted with white square printing

Case
•Case diameter: 41 mm
•Alternate fine-brushed and polished steel case

•Unidirectional turning blue ceramic bezel and plated yellow gold (18K 2N):
– Engraved, yellow lacquered numerals on the bezel
– Engraved, yellow lacquered triangle with luminescent dot at 12 o’clock
– Polished chimney, fine brushed base and polished studs

•Scratch resistant sapphire crystal
•Plated yellow gold (18K 2N) screw-in crown
•Screw-in case back with a special diver decoration
•Automatic helium valve at 10 o’clock in polished steel
•Water-resistance: 500 meters

Bracelet
•3-row alternate fine-brushed steel and polished yellow gold plated bracelet
•Fine-brushed steel folding clasp with safety push-buttons and diving extension

AQUARACER 500M Calibre 16 Chronograph (44mm), Team USA / Defender (Oracle Team USA Limited Edition)

Technical details
Movement: TAG Heuer Calibre 16 Chronograph – Date

Dial
•Black dial with vertical streak effect

•3 black counters:
-chronograph minute at 12 o’clock
– Chronograph hour at 6 o’clock
– running second at 9 o’clock

•Hand-applied indexes
•Red 30-minute and 12-hour chronograph hands, and chronograph second hand with red tip
•Rhodium plated hour and minute hands and indexes with white luminescent markers
•Hand-applied TAG Heuer logo and TEAM USA or DEFENDER logos
•Date window at 3 o’clock
•“CALIBRE 16 – AUTOMATIC – AQUARACER 500M – SWISS MADE” white lettering on the dial

Case
•Case diameter : 44mm
•Alternate fine-brushed and polished steel case
•Unidirectional turning bezel with black rubber coating :
-Fine-brushed stainless steel numerals
-Luminescent dot at 12 o’clock
•Screw-in black rubber over-molded crown with TAG Heuer logo
•Black rubber over-molded push buttons with grooves on the side
•Scratch-resistant sapphire crystal with double antireflective treatment
•Screw-in case back with a special Oracle Racing boat stamping
•Fine-brushed stainless steel automatic helium valve at 10 o’clock with red tip
•Water-resistance: 500 meters

Bracelet
•Black rubber strap with red rubber lining and safety clasp with double push buttons
•Fine-brushed steel end piece with and “500 M” engraving
OR
•3 row fine-brushed steel bracelet and clasp with double push buttons

AQUARACER 500M Calibre 5 Automatic Watch, Team USA / Defender (Oracle Team USA Limited Edition)

Technical details
Movement: TAG Heuer Calibre 5 Automatic Watch – Date

Dial
•Black dial with vertical streak effect
•Hand-applied indexes
•Red second hand
•Rhodium plated hour and minute hands and indexes with white luminescent markers
•Hand-applied TAG Heuer logo and TEAM USA or DEFENDER logos
•Date window at 9 o’clock with a magnifying lense
•“AQUARACER 500M – PROFESSIONAL” white lettering on the dial

Case
•Case diameter : 43mm
•Fine brushed steel case
•Unidirectional turning bezel with black rubber coating :
-Fine-brushed stainless steel numerals
-Luminescent dot at 12 o’clock
•Screw-in black rubber over-molded crown with TAG Heuer logo
•Scratch-resistant sapphire crystal with double antireflective treatment
•Sapphire case back with a special Oracle Racing black printed lettering
•Fine-brushed stainless steel automatic helium valve at 10 o’clock with red tip
•Water-resistance: 500 meters

Bracelet
•Black rubber strap and safety clasp with double push buttons
•Fine-brushed steel end piece with and “500 M” engraving
OR
3 row fine-brushed steel bracelet and clasp with double push buttons

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