TAG Heuer Carrera x Porsche RS 2.7, Double Limited Edition – AUTOMOTIV PRESS

To commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Porsche 911 Carrera 2.7, TAG Heuer is releasing two exclusive limited editions in steel and rose gold, in homage to the TAG Heuer Carrera x Porsche RS 2.7, one of Porsche’s most iconic models and the first 911 to bear the Carrera name. It is presented. chronograph. TAG Heuer and Porsche joined forces in 2021. It’s a clear partnership that shares a long history in motorsport, starting with the famous Pilot’s chronograph born in 1963 and the legendary Carrera Panamerica race car that gave the legendary 911 its name. Also with Steve McQueen’s cult film “Le Mans” in Heuer Monaco driving a Porsche 917. TAG Heuer Carrera x Porsche RS 2.7 TAG Heuer today celebrates the 50th anniversary of the legendary 911 Carrera RS 2.7 (read article here). In 1972, Porsche was first baptized as a ‘Carrera’. At the time, it was the fastest and most powerful road 911 at the top of the German manufacturer’s range. It can be identified by the front and rear spoilers, the famous “duck tail” and the colored “Carrera” markings on the side of the body. It recorded automotive history and remains one of the most popular models among collectors and enthusiasts of sports cars that still have personality today. The Porsche Carrera RS 2.7 TAG Heuer Carrera x Porsche RS 2.7 was unveiled on October 5, exactly 50 years after the Carrera 2.7 was announced at the Paris Motor Show. These two commemorative editions adopted the same two-tone aesthetics as the 911 Carrera 2.7, while TAG Heuer retained the blue and red colors from the 27 color palettes offered in the car at launch. The watch is based on a 42 mm Carrera chronograph, equipped with a tricompax dial with minute and hour totalizers at 3 o’clock and 9 o’clock and a discreet seconds counter incorporating a date window at 6 o’clock. It is powered by the essential automatic Heuer 02 caliber, a precise, high-performance Manufacture movement with a comfortable power reserve of 80 hours. Vibrating weights visible through the sapphire crystal on the caseback represent Porsche’s three-spoke steering wheel. The TAG Heuer Carrera x Porsche RS 2.7 Polished Steel Edition is distinguished in blue. Limited to 500 pieces, individual number engraved on the threaded caseback. The smooth white opaline dial represents the emblem of the Carrera 2.7 with blue decorations on the revolving counter-shaped flange, lacquered hands with chronograph function, pusher and logo on the crown. The rhodium-plated indexes and the hour and minute hands coated in white SuperLuminova are reminiscent of the chrome door handles, mirrors and window frames of automobiles. The famous “Carrera” marking on the lower body of the RS 2.7 is faithfully reproduced in the center of the case and strap in white technical fabric. A second steel bracelet with an H-link is also available. TAG Heuer Carrera x Porsche RS 2.7 TAG Heuer Carrera x Porsche RS 2.7 The 18K 5N pink gold edition in red color has 250 individual numbers engraved on the screw back, making it even more luxurious and luxurious. The case, like the crown and pusher, is in rose gold. Water resistant to 100 meters, the name “Carrera” is engraved in the center with typical lettering. The white dial is accentuated by Indian red accents and rose gold colored indexes and hands. This version adds an elegant red alligator strap finished with a pink gold pin buckle. TAG Heuer Carrera x Porsche RS 2.7 TAG Heuer Carrera x Porsche RS 2.7 After all, TAG Heuer celebrates the 50th anniversary of this car icon, the 911 Carrera RS 2.7. The blue edition of Steel is the most accessible for a price of 7450 euros, and the more luxurious red edition is available at 22300 euros. Comes with a specially designed box with two TAG Heuer × Porsche brands and a complimentary travel pouch. Technical Features Case: 42 mm diameter, polished stainless steel / 18K 5N pink gold, water resistant to 100 m, domed sapphire crystal with anti-reflective coating on both sides, steel with screws / 18K 5N pink gold sapphire mounted stainless steel / 18K 5N rose Gold crystal, crown and pusher dial: white and blue / white and red, tricompax, white Superluminova coated hour and minute hands, polished rhodium-plated/rose gold colored indexes, polished blue central seconds hand/red , white snail chronograph hours and minutes totalizer at 9 and 3 o’clock, small seconds counter at 6 o’clock, date window at 6 o’clock, movement: self-winding Heuer-02 Manufacture caliber, 33 jewels , 28,800 per hour Vibration (4Hz), 80-hour power reserve;Functions: Hour, Minute, Second, Chronograph, Date;Strap: White and blue fabric or steel/red alligator leather, stainless steel folding buckle with 2 buttons Safety push button/ Steel/pink gold pin buckle, limited edition: 500 (steel) / 250 (pink gold), ref: CBN2016.EB0275 (steel) / CBN2045.FC8316 (pink gold), price: €7,450 (steel ) / €22,300 (pink) gold).
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