Two new Senna Special Editions

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TAG Heuer proudly presents two new additions to the Ayrton Senna Special Editions Collection, paying tribute to theirs famous Ambassador and one of the greatest drivers of all time

Ayrton Senna unequalled talent and panache ensured he left a lasting mark on Formula 1, more than any driver before or since. “Magic Senna” is considered by his peers to be one of the greatest drivers the world has ever seen: three world championship titles (1988, 1990 and 1991), 65 pole positions, and 41 Grand Prix victories.

Throughout his career, Senna reinvented a whole new vocabulary of superlatives. Fastest, most agile, smartest… and records that he broke each time. His motivation to win, to push himself and his car to the limits, and his exceptional powers of concentration in the face of intense pressure have shaped his legend, and led TAG Heuer to ask him to be the face of the first #DontCrackUnderPressure campaign in 1991.

Today, to honor him again, TAG Heuer is proud to present two new models paying tribute to his Ambassador, this time reinterpreting the iconic TAG Heuer Carrera Chronograph, and proudly displaying the famous Senna symbol and name on the dial, bezel and caseback:

TAG Heuer Carrera Calibre HEUER02 Chronograph Automatic is available with the iconic bracelet with S-shaped links, as adopted by Ayrton at the height of his achievements. It is both an iconic design and a standard bearer in terms of ergonomics and wearer comfort, lending the pieces a racing feel and evoking the exceptional skills of Senna.

TAG Heuer new Carrera Senna Editions

TAG Heuer Carrera Senna Editions

TAG Heuer new Carrera Senna Editions

TAG Heuer Carrera Heuer 02 Tourbillon Chronograph Chronometer is available with a bi-material rubber / calfskin leather strap, and including a black matte tachymeter with SENNA inscription. The Heuer 02 Tourbillon movement was designed and developed entirely at TAG Heuer. This skeleton movement comprises 284 components, within a diameter of 31 mm (13 ¾’’’ [lignes]) and a thickness of 6.9 mm, and beats at a frequency of 4 Hz (28,800 vibrations/hour), boasting a 65-hour power reserve.

TAG Heuer new Carrera Senna Editions

TAG Heuer new Carrera Senna Editions

TAG Heuer new Carrera Senna Editions

In keeping Ayrton Senna sporty and classy spirit, the two new watches perfectly reflect the spirit of the man who still reflect, today more than ever, the state of mind behind TAG Heuer #dontcrackunderpressure.

TAG Heuer Carrera Senna Editions

Carrera Heuer 02 Chronograph Automatic

Reference CBG2013.BA0657

Movement Calibre HEUER 02 Automatic

Case Diameter 43 mm, steel alternate finishing case

Ceramic black alternate finishing tachymeter fixed bezel

Domed sapphire crystal with double anti-reflective treatment

Polished black steel, rubber standard crown at 3 o’clock

Alternate finishing steel round push button at 2 o’clock and 4 o’clock

Steel alternate finishing lugs

Dial Black gold plated brushed dial

Black flange with 60-second / minute scale

Three counters:

– 3 o’clock: red, black circular brushed minute chronograph counter; red lacquered hand

– 6 o’clock: black “azurage”, permanent second indicator; rhodium plated polished hand

– 9 o’clock: black circular brushed hour chronograph counter with SENNA logo; red lacquered hand

Alternate finishing steel screwed sapphire case back with SENNA logo special printing

Rhodium-plated numerals with white SuperLuminova

Rhodium-plated alternate finishing hour and minute hands and indexes with white SuperLuminova

Red lacquered central hand

Polished rhodium-plated “TAG Heuer” logo

Date window at 4.30

Inscriptions “CARRERA HEUER 02 CHRONOGRAPH AUTOMATIC”

Water-resistance 100 metres

Bracelet Alternate finishing steel S-shaped bracelet, Alternate finishing steel folding clasp with double safety push-buttons; TAG Heuer shield

Limited Edition 175 watches

 

Carrera Heuer 02 Tourbillon Chronograph Chronometer

Reference CAR5A91.FT6162

Movement Calibre Heuer 02T COSC

Case Diameter 45 mm, black ceramic matte case

Ceramic black matte tachymeter fixed bezel with SENNA inscription

Dormed, bevelled sapphire crystal with anti-reflective treatment

At 3 o’clock: Alternate finishing black PVD steel & rubber standard crown

At 2 and 4 o’clock: alternate finishing black PVD steel round push button

Alternate finishing black PVD steel screwed sapphire case back with SENNA logo special printing

Ceramic black matte lugs

Dial Black opaline dial

Black flange with 60-second / minute scale

3 counters:

– 3 o’clock: rhodium plated alternate finishing minute chronograph counter; rhodium plated polished hand

– 6 o’clock: black alternate finishing tourbillon

– 9 o’clock: rhodium plated alternate finishing hour chronograph counter with SENNA logo; red lacquered hand

Rhodium plated alternate finishing applied indexes with white SuperLuminova

Rhodium plated alternate finishing hour and minute hands white SuperLuminova

Rhodium plated polished central hand

Rhodium plated polished TAG Heuer applied logo

Water-resistance 100 metres

Bracelet Matte black calf skin rubber / leather strap

Sand blasted black titanium grade 2 folding clasp with double safety push-buttons, TAG Heuer shield

Limited Edition 175 watches

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