TAG Heuer men’s luxury watches and women’s swiss watches make timekeeping an art.

Within the world of Swiss watches and luxury watches – well known for their quality and precision – TAG Heuer timepieces are in a class apart. Featuring the most advanced technology and unconventional design, they are much more than luxury timepieces or sports watches – they are the benchmark in watchmaking.

Indeed, TAG Heuer chronograph watches are recognised as the height of Swiss watch timekeeping accuracy. As such, the brand’s luxury sport watches are the official timekeepers of one of the world’s most prominent races, the Monaco Grand Prix. TAG Heuer is also proud to be the official partner of Oracle Team USA, winner of the America’s Cup, and cherished Formula 1 automotive manufacture McLaren – bringing together speed and timekeeping precision in perfect harmony.

In doing so, TAG Heuer combines hand craftsmanship with the best in today’s technology. Its ladies’ and men’s watches inspire innovation and excellence while upholding its rich heritage. Fully modern yet decidedly timeless, a TAG Heuer swiss watch exceeds mere aesthetics: ensuring this first-rate mechanical precision, its automatic watches boast high frequencies beginning at 21,600 vibrations per hour and climbing all the way to 360,000 vibrations per hour, as exemplified by the Calibre 360. It is not surprise, then, that a number of its automatic watch movements have earned the prestigious Official Swiss Chronometer Control (C.O.S.C.) certificate.

When it comes to aesthetics, TAG Heuer swiss timepieces are just as impressive. Fashioned by the field’s utmost experts, these luxury Swiss watches blend the finest materials in perfect harmony. Whether utilising the best in traditional materials – like solid gold or stainless steel, calfskin or alligator leather – or complementing them with more current, contemporary materials – like high-tech rubber and modern fabric – TAG Heuer blurs the lines of what sports watches and luxury watches truly are. Likewise, with fine brushing, black PVD finish and ruthenium treatment, the watches’ quality finishes are both sophisticated yet innovative, attractive yet ever functional.

Not to be left behind, its watches for women are the summit of discrete elegance, with its diamond watches adding a particularly soft sparkle of femininity to the iconic men’s watch models that have built TAG Heuer’s reputation: the TAG Heuer Carrera, the Aquaracer, the Monaco, the Link and the TAG Heuer Formula 1. Boasting luxury materials and clean lines, these tasteful ladies’ timepieces continue the tradition of expert craftsmanship and impressive accuracy that have shaped the brand’s DNA for more than a hundred years.

All this to say that TAG Heuer timepieces are about more than just luxury or precision: they embody the best that Swiss craftsmanship has to offer. Arrestingly beautiful yet fully dependable, finely crafted yet resolutely high-tech, strikingly contemporary yet timelessly refined: TAG Heuer gives new meaning to luxury watches for men and women.

11 Jun. TAG HEUER ONCE AGAIN MAKES HISTORY AT LE MANS WITH PATRICK DEMPSEY

1970: Steve McQueen stars in the race film classic Le Mans

2014: Patrick Dempsey takes the relay…

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Le Mans, 11 June 2014 — TAG Heuer and Dempsey Racing signed a long-term partnership this week-end during the 24 Hours of Le Mans. More than 40 years after Steve McQueen starred in the race classic Le Mans with a Monaco chronograph on his wrist, the asphalt once again belongs to TAG Heuer and Hollywood.

It is asphalt that TAG Heuer never really quit: in 1973, Scuderia Ferrari proudly bore the TAG Heuer logo on its 312PB prototypes; and in 2009, with Peugeot Sport, and then 2010-2013 with Audi Sport, the brand won 5 titles.

This year, the pioneering Swiss brand has decided to enter the world’s most prestigious endurance race in support of Dempsey Racing that – in partnership with Proton Competition – is competing in this year’s race with team drivers Patrick Dempsey, Joe Foster and Patrick Long.

Dempsey, a Grey’s Anatomy leading man and popular Hollywood actor, is also a top-tier international sports car racing driver and team owner. A long and fruitful partnership between his Dempsey Racing team and the world chronograph leader is now underway, TAG Heuer will promote the team’s achievements in its new advertising campaign, and its iconic shield will be visible on the car and the drivers’ racing suits in every race.

Beyond a passion for speed, TAG Heuer and Dempsey Racing share values of performance, courage and the spirit of freedom: “We are writing an exciting new page in our history,” said Stéphane Linder, CEO of TAG Heuer. “Not only in endurance races but also in watchmaking. On the one hand, we have an actor who, like Steve McQueen before him, is not afraid to take risks; and, on the other, a brand that never ceases to amaze, surprise and excite.”

“This new partnership opens up great new perspectives for me,” Dempsey said. “It’s exciting but does comes with a bit pressure to succeed. Becoming part of TAG Heuer’s living legacy that goes back to Jo Siffert, Ayrton Senna and Alain Prost makes me humble. I will have to give my best and, as the famous TAG Heuer slogan goes, never crack under pressure.”

“Pressure is manageable,” said Jean-Claude Biver, Head of Watchmaking Division at Moët Henessy - Louis Vuitton (LVMH). “You have to believe, keep moving ahead, and put your heart into it. If you are willing to give your all, the world is yours.”

Through this new partnership, TAG Heuer once again puts itself at the very heart of motor racing history. Many champions have worn the brand’s colors all the way to the top. Very few have done so with true Hollywood panache. Dempsey Racing and TAG Heuer represent an exciting new expression of sporting passion and glamour.

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