When you consider dashing vehicles and vehicle situated chronographs, you should have just a confined measure of watches in mind. In the event that you think now about the 24 Hours of Le Mans, you surely just have one single brand as a top priority: TAG Heuer – mainly because of the Heuer Monaco worn by Steve McQueen during the film Le Mans . For 2015, TAG Heuer accomplices with the Nissan/Nismo Team and the consequence of this coordinated effort is a changed Carrera. Here is the new TAG Heuer Carrera NISMO Caliber 16 Day-Date Chronograph Special Edition.
Even however TAG Heuer is really in a momentary period with a repositioning methodology (the troublesome minutes we announced appear to be important for the past now), directed by its new CEO Jean-Claude Biver and that prompted various kinds of watches, similar to the vintage-roused Carrera Caliber 18 Chronograph Telemeter or the advanced Hublot-style Carrera Heuer-01, TAG Heuer’s most recent piece of information was refreshing. Truth be told, in any event, before seeing the watch being referred to, realizing that TAG Heuer proceeds with its way with hustling focused chronographs is very welcome for us, long-term devotees of the brand. Realizing that the latest partnership concerns the 24 Hours of Le Mans is significantly more appreciated. These have been the foundations of the brand for more than 60 years.
This special edition of the Carrera Calibre 16 Day-Date Chronograph commends the new association between TAG Heuer and the Nismo group, drawn in this year at Le Mans again following 16 years of nonattendance (with an exceptionally special vehicle, a 1000hp hybrid front wheel drive behemoth). Don’t hope to see such a determination sheet with the most recent production of TAG. The TAG Heuer Carrera NISMO Caliber 16 Day-Date Chronograph is a straightforward chronograph with a fair value, a variety of a current edition with new tones and materials. At any rate, TAG Heuer stays faithful to its new lead line – watches estimated under 5.000 Euros, aside from some limited editions or semi-model watches.
The TAG Heuer Carrera NISMO Caliber 16 Day-Date Chronograph comes with a 43mm case made in titanium and covered in dark, with titanium-carbide. This dim shading plan can likewise be found on the dial, with a dark foundation and charcoal dim pinstripes, dark and cleaned applied numerals and a few red accents – for the chronograph hands (the focal second one, the moment one and the hour one), for the sewing of the Soft Touch matt black croc tie and for the Nissan/Nismo logos, both on the bezel and into the little second counter at 9.
This special edition is controlled by the type 16, which means an ETA Valjoux 7750 or one of its clones, as the Sellita SW500. This 12-hour chronograph, incited by a cam, highlighting 42 hours of force hold, with day and date signs and ticking at 4Hz is an ideal and powerful decision. The utilization of the Caliber 1887 (TAG’s exclusive development) would have prompted a watch estimated over 5.000 Euros (in view of the covered titanium case). Likewise, the unwavering quality of the Caliber 16/Valjoux 7750 is unbeatable.
The TAG Heuer Carrera NISMO Caliber 16 Day-Date Chronograph Special Edition (however evidently non-restricted) will retail for 4.750 Euros. More subtleties on: www.tagheuer.com .