Carrera (TAG Heuer)

The TAG Heuer Carrera is in many ways the classic TAG Heuer watch. It all started with the Heuer Carrera introduced in 1963 by Jack Heuer, and was discontinued by Heuer in the early 1980s. Initially ignored by TAG Heuer, the brand reintroduced the Carrera in 1996 as part of the re-edition series. On this page you can read all the Calibre 11 reviews and articles featuring Carrera watches and Chronographs. To read about the history of the Carrera, check out our dedicated website here:

The Carrera today is available with a wide range of movements- Calibre S, Calibre 5, Calibre 16, Calibre 17, Calibre 49, Calibre 1887 and Mikrograph.


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Introducing the Aston Martin Special Edition TAG Heuers

Yesterday at the 2018 Geneva International Motor Show TAG Heuer announced its new partnership with Aston Martin, and now less than 24 hours later, we can bring you the first photos of two Aston Martin-branded watches that accompany the deal.  The two companies are already partners at the Red Bull Racing Formula 1 team, where perhaps confusingly, Aston Martin is… Read More

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First Look: 2018 Carrera Heuer-02 43mm

TAG Heuer continues to unveil elements of its 2018 collection with the launch of the Carrera Heuer-02. We’ve expected to see TAG Heuer’s flagship chronograph movement expand beyond the Autavia and tourbillon models, and given the focus on this year being the 55th anniversary of the Carrera, it shouldn’t surprise to the in-house Calibre appear in TAG Heuer’s key model…. Read More

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Up Close: TAG Heuer Carrera Heuer-01 AIR-K5 Nishikori Edition CAR201N

We’ve said it before, but it’s worth repeating: whether its sneakers, watches or other fashion items, the coolest limited editions are reserved for the Japanese market. Want proof? It was only a few weeks ago that we showed you the 2017 “Green McQueen” Monaco, an outrageous take on the classic blue, red and white colour combination. And now we have… Read More

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First Look- 2017 Heuer Carrera Ronnie Peterson Edition CBH2210

Today we can bring you news of a very special new Carrera with genuine Formula 1 heritage. Every Carrera re-edition since the first in 1996 has been based on the case design of the original 1963 Carrera, but now we have a new 2017 model that is a re-edition of the second generation Carrera that debuted in 1969- the Ronnie… Read More

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Five of the Best: Our Pick of the TAG Heuer Carrera Heuer-01 Range

“We’ll make a Carrera with a new design so that you know it has the in-house movement- we must not confuse the in-house watch with other models in the Carrera family“. This is what TAG Heuer CEO Jean-Claude Biver told us two months before the Carrera Heuer-01 was launched. At the time of that interview, we weren’t sure exactly how… Read More

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New for 2017 Carrera Heuer-01 Chronograph Anthracite & Gold CAR2A5C

A second Rose Gold and Titanium Carrera Heuer-01 has been added to the range for 2017, with a series of small updates over the existing model that we reviewed in detail last year. A summary of the changes? Some of the black detailing has been swapped out for Anthracite details. And even though the changes are relatively small, TAG Heuer says… Read More

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Up Close with the TAG Heuer Carrera Lady

The 2017 Carrera Lady series takes the modular philosophy of the men’s Carrera Heuer-01 and adapts this to a 36mm ladies collection. The result is a much more modern collection, and one that had its unique identity- this doesn’t have the look of a men’s Carrera that’s simply been shrunk and feminised with diamonds. There’s also a range of new case… Read More

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New for 2017: Carrera Heuer-01 Racing Ayrton Senna Edition

Here is your first look at the latest in the Ayrton Senna TAG Heuer watches- the 2017 Carrera Heuer-01 Racing Senna Edition. As with the 2015 Senna Carrera, the watch is not your usual Carrera. TAG Heuer train spotters will notice that the watch combines a Carrera Heuer-01 middle case with lugs from the Grand Carrera (as with the last Senna… Read More

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New for 2017- Carrera Heuer-02T Carbon Matrix Composite CMC

The Carrera Heuer-02t Tourbillon range continues to expand with another new case material being offered- this time, it’s CMC, which is TAG Heuer speak for Carbon Matrix Composite. The dial itself is the same as the “standard” Heuer-02t tourbillon- to the extent that any tourbillon can be called standard- with the CMC components being the lugs and the bezel. The centre… Read More



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