tag heuer carrera chronograph gmt closeup

CARRERA CHRONOGRAPH GMT

PRACTICAL SPORTS-STYLE

The brand has released a fashionable version of its Carrera model that will attract both sports-oriented city-dwellers and globetrotters with its second time zone.

For 55 years, Carrera has been measuring split-time measurements using a high accuracy mechanism. This year, at the official presentation of the new Heuer 2 calibre at Baselworld, TAG Heuer unveiled a new version of its legendary watch to attract a generation that jumps on a plane just as easily as their elders got on a train. Its strong point? A combination of practical daily complications. So alongside the chronograph function of the original model, the Carrera Chronograph GMT also displays a second time zone. This is the first model since 1963 to have this feature, with a 24-hour GMT scale located on a bi-coloured black and blue ceramic bezel. A lacquered red hand with a triangular tip coated with white Super-LumiNova® points towards the figures around the disc. For greater ease of use, the hand can be adjusted using the crown.

tag heuer carrera chronograph gmt closeupTo reinforce the sports look of this timepiece, the 45mm-wide steel case is rounded off by a choice of straps made of steel or rubber.

Price: 5,400 CHF (rubber) – 5,950 CHF (steel) tagheuer.com

By Dan Diaconu

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