TAG Heuer CARRERA “Dashboard” (45mm) Calibre 1887 Chronograph

This spectacular chronograph takes its design cues from Heuer’spionneering dashboard timers and the TAG Heuer Carrera Mikrogirder, winner of the “Aiguille d’Or”—the highest award in Swiss Watchmaking—at the Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève in 2012. Classic stopwatch and car-racing aesthetics inspire its black dial with sunray effect and hand-applied Arabic numerals, and chronograph sub-counters with silver polished outlines.

The 45mm case is in polished, fine-brushed and sandblasted steel and titanium, with black titanium-carbide coated fixed bezel  and sides. The smoked sapphire caseback puts the daring in-house Calibre 1887 movement on display. The strap is in soft-touch black alligator, with black titanium folding clasp and safety pushbuttons.

Technical details
Reference
CAR2C12.FC6327: Black dial, black alligator

Movement 
TAG HeuerCalibre 1887 – Manufacture Movement – Automatic Chronograph – Date

Dial
Black dial with sunray effect with 3 counters:
– Chronograph minute at 9 o’clock with silver polished outlines
– Chronograph hour at 3 o’clock with silver polished outlines
– Running second at 6 o’clock
Hand-applied Arabic numerals
Polished hour and minute hands with luminescent markers
Red tip on chronograph second hand
Red tip on chronograph hour and minute hands
Hand-applied TAG Heuer logo
“CARRERA – Cal. 1887”  lettering on the dial
Date window at 6 o’clock

Case
Case diameter: 45mm
Polished, fine-brushed and sandblasted steel and titanium case
Black titanium carbide coated steel fixed bezel and side of the case
Scratch-resistant curved sapphire crystal with double anti-reflective treatment
Scratch resistant smoked sapphire case back
Water resistance: 100 meters

Bracelet 
Soft touch black alligator strap
Black titanium Grade 2 folding clasp with safety push buttons

Availability   
May 2014 (ex La Chaux-de-Fonds)

Price: Estimated SRP   
Switzerland: 7’000 CHF
Europe: 6’000 EUR
North America: 7’800 USD
Japan: 788’400 JPY
Hong Kong: 63’100 HKD

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