TAG Heuer Unveils Carrera Nismo Calibre 16 for Le Mans

TAG Heuer teamed up with the Nissan GT-R LM Nismo racing car and introduced TAG Heuer Carrera “NISMO” Calibre 16 Day-Date Chronograph Special Edition. The sporty timepiece features a 43mm case in titanium that is micro-blasted with titanium carbide, domed sapphire crystal with antireflective coating on both sides. It has a ceramic bezel with tachometer, an AR-coated sapphire crystal, and it is water resistant to 100 meters. Inside is the Swiss automatic movement TAG Heuer Caliber 16 (base ETA or Sellita) with 25 jewels, 28,800 vph and a power reserve of 42 hours. The caseback is decorated with a Nissan NISMO decal. Completing the ensemble is a soft touch matte alligator leather strap with red top-stitching and titanium deployant. MSRP is $5,300.

“We want innovation, audacity, and courage to return to the Le Mans course. Nissan NISMO is the perfect challenger, a pioneer when it comes to the technology in their cars, and also particularly in the way they communicate with young people using their massive social media presence. Just take a look at this car, it’s powerful, different, and breaks the mould. It’s the perfect embodiment of our #DontCrackUnderPressure campaign.” – explains in the press release Jean-Claude Biver, CEO of TAG Heuer and Chairman of the Watch Division of LVMH group.

The Nissan GT-R LM NISMO in action at the Le Mans
The Nissan GT-R LM NISMO in action at the Le Mans

[ Source: TAG Heuer ]

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