Grand Carrera

The Grand Carrera was launched in 2008 and was positioned above the Carrera in terms of finishing and price-points. The range included watch, GMT and Chronograph models, each using the new “rotating disc” system to display information.

Crowning the range was the Calibre 36 Caliper model, powered by the Zenith El Primero movement, the Calibre 36. This was the first watch capable of recording time to a precision of 1/ 10th of a second.

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