TAG Heuer Carrera x Porsche Limited Edition | The Hour Markers

TAG Heuer Carrera x Porsche Limited Edition: Where A Shared Passion Meets History

THM Desk
18 Apr 2022 |
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TAG Heuer has most certainly known for it’s bold and sporty watches however this latest edition is here to make some noise. TAG Heuer and Porsche are launching a new chapter in their collaboration by releasing the TAG Heuer Carrera x Porsche Limited Edition, a striking and definitely sporty watch.

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TAG Heuer and Porsche: a shared history, a shared passion

It have a long history together, as well as a strong and independent attitude and a commitment to design excellence. Their paths have regularly crossed and intertwined both on and off the racetrack for more than 50 years. The strong and lasting link between TAG Heuer and Porsche is establishing on the foundations of motor racing, with the Carrera being one of the most prominent common elements.

The Carrera Panamericana is a historical race that inspired both Porsche, who named a model after it. And Jack Heuer, who named his new 1963 chronograph after hearing. And about the racing course with its extremely evocative name.

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Since then, both the 911 Carrera and the TAG Heuer Carrera watches have become legends. And true icons for vehicle and watch fans all over the world. In light of this, it's only natural that the two partners chose the TAG Heuer Carrera Chronograph – the ultimate representation of what these two brands can achieve together – to express their deep friendship.

Into the Details

The TAG Heuer Carrera x Porsche Limited Edition is based on the iconic TAG Heuer Carrera Sport Chronograph, which features an in-house Calibre Heuer 02. A movement with 168 parts, including a column wheel and a vertical clutch. It made exclusively at the TAG Heuer plant in Chevenez. These characteristics allow for remarkable chronometric performance, such as the watch's impressive 80-hour power reserve.

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In terms of design, the sportiness of the TAG Heuer Carrera Sport Chronograph is further enhanced by Porsche’s aesthetic appeal. The yellow colour is incorporating in various elements of this creation. Which is inspire by Porsche’s racing yellow PANTONE, reserve by the manufacturer for the sportiest of its vehicles. It can seeing in the Porsche logo on the bezel, as well as on the lacquer in the crown. And in the graphic details present in small touches on the dial and on the second hand. The yellow colour is also present in the luminescence of the Super-LumiNova®, which lights yellow in the dark.

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Another major colour in this limited edition is black, which nicely contrasts with yellow to enhance its brilliance. The black colour, combined with diverse textures, has been employing by TAG Heuer and Porsche. And designers to provide a sense of sporting sophistication to this timepiece.

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Diamond-like carbon (DLC), with its incredibly exquisite deep colour and unfailing resilience. It was using to give the case the highest-quality black treatment imaginable. The black dial has a texture that resembles the metallic bodywork of automobiles and has a subtle glint to it.

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Finally, the two black asphalt-effect sub-dials were used on the dial of the previous watch TAG Heuer Carrera x Porsche Chronograph was created in 2021 for the official launch of the partnership between TAG Heuer and Porsche.

The revised oscillating mass in homage to the renowned Porsche steering wheel is clearly visible. Through the Sapphire glass case back marked with "Porsche" and "TAG Heuer" with black and yellow colour touches. And putting the design of the watch into perfect harmony.

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The TAG Heuer Carrera x Porsche Limited Edition is a limited edition watch that is engraved with the number One of 1500 and comes in a custom-made box in the edition's colours. The timepieces are now available and offered largely through specialised watch merchants and TAG Heuer locations. 

Price: USD 7050