Tag Heuer Carrera, 50 years of research and innovation - Part 1

1963: a pivotal year in horology history. The year that undoubtedly marks the last great epoch of the “utilitarian” mechanical horology. At this time is created the legendary chronograph Heuer Carrera.

by Malik Bahri – Jack Heuer transcends the Helvetic neo-classicism of the 50s to introduce functionalism into the chronograph. The reason behind this decision? Mechanical sports.

TAG Heuer Carrera, 50 years of research and innovation - Part 2

After the first part of this article on the most emblematic Heuer Carreras since the birth of the collection in 1953. Here we are again, focusing without transition on BaselWorld 2013 and the last innovating models of the mythic series which celebrates this year its 50th anniversary.

by Malik Bahri – At each generation, references become more complex… By making an almost 30-year jump (including a long ten-year interruption, from the mid-80s to 1996), the 6-number reference has been transformed into this type of reference: CAR2B11.BA0799. Phew.

Mythic Vintage Carreras - Jeff Stein from OnTheDash talks on historical timepieces

by Marco Gabella – For the 50th anniversary of the Heuer Carrera we met with Jeff Stein, the vintage Heuer and TAG Heuer expert. He talks about the most interesting and important Carreras.