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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Precious Metals: Part II- 1985-Today

We wants it… we neeeeeds it… the precioussss. Sorry, small Gollum moment there. Where were we? Ah yes. We’d seen how silver was an important case material around the turn of the 20th century, before fairly quickly losing out to modern steels. We’d seen gold make an appearance before becoming relatively uncommon in favour of gold-filled (where a layer of… Read More

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TAG Heuer Grand Carrera- The Ultimate Collector’s Guide

The launch of the Grand Carrera range in 2007 was a crucial one for TAG Heuer. Not only was it the first new series introduced since the S/el way back in 1987, but the new range had the tough task of pushing into a more premium segment of the market and to an older set of buyers, many of whom… Read More

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First Look: TAG Heuer Grand Carrera Pendulum

Having bought you the first images of the Pendulum movement, we can now share with you the very first photos of the TAG Heuer Grand Carrera Pendulum and its secret- this watch does not have a hairspring to regulate the movement- instead, it uses magnets. This explains why TAG Heuer have joined forces with Tesla, because Telsa is not only the name of… Read More



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