Articles Archive for September 2012
One of TAG Heuer’s most popular watches has been updated for 2012/ 2013- the Aquaracer 500m watch. The new model brings several improvements from the current series, most notably the use of a slimmer case and a new ceramic bezel.
The automatic Aquaracer range used to be straightforward, with two distinct choices: a case design evolved from the original Heuer/ TAG Heuer 2000 (rated to water resistance of 300m), or a larger, more angular case (rated to 500m) that boasted an innovative rubber bezel and helium escape valve. Now with the …
F1 Racers, Watch Collecting »
While many people love watches and motor racing, most of us have a much greater chance of owning our dream watch than we do of ever driving a racing car- let alone, having a successful career in motorsport. One man able to live the dream is Ho-Pin Tung, who is in Singapore this weekend racing for the first time on the Marina street circuit in the Porsche Cup.
Ho-Pin was born in the Netherlands, but today races under a Chinese licence. He won the 2003 Formula BMW Asia series, resulting in a …
Calibre 1887, Carrera, Stopwatches »
Here is the first look at the production version of the TAG Heuer Carrera Calibre 1887 SpaceX, A new limited edition chronograph released to mark the 50th anniversary of (TAG) Heuer being the first Swiss timepiece to be worn in space.
While there have been photos of the prototype version of this watch floating around the internet for a while, the watch below is the finished production model that will go on sale in the next few weeks.
Pin ItThere is a cool story to go with the new Carrera, with TAG Heuer …
Autavia, Watch Collecting »
The Autavia is my favourite vintage Heuer series, in part because of the amazing diversity of the range. The Chronomatic Autavias formed the heart of the Heuer line-up from the time of their introduction in 1969, through to the last days of Heuer in 1984. During this time there were three distinct Autavia generations- 1163, 11630 and 11063.
Pin ItThis article covers two styles of Autavia spread across two generations- 11630 and 11063 Autavia Divers and Autavia GMTs.
Heuer Autavia Divers
Pin ItThe two watches above show two different styles of Diver Autavias- …