Watches for men and watches for women by TAG Heuer: the fine art of keeping time.

Quality and accuracy are the bywords when it comes to Swiss watches and luxury watches. And within this elite universe, TAG Heuer timepieces are in a league all their own. With both innovative design and advanced technology, they go far beyond luxury timepieces or sports watches – they are a class unto themselves.

By combining manual craftsmanship with the best, most advanced technology, TAG Heuer ladies’ and men’s watches perpetuate a remarkable legacy while encouraging quality and innovation. Entirely modern and eternally refined, a TAG Heuer watch is more than mere aesthetics. Its automatic watches possess high frequencies ranging from 21,600 vibrations per hour to up to 360,000 (as with the Calibre 360) – a guarantee of outstanding mechanical precision. A number of its automatic watch movements thus bear the prestigious Official Swiss Chronometer Control (C.O.S.C.) certificate.

Unsurprisingly, TAG Heuer chronograph watches are recognised as the height of Swiss watch precision. The official timekeeper of one of the world’s most celebrated races, the Monaco Grand Prix, TAG Heuer is also the partner of both Oracle Team USA – winner of the prestigious America’s Cup – and Formula 1 automotive manufacture McLaren, in the ultimate pact of speed and timekeeping precision.

TAG Heuer timepieces likewise astound aesthetically: created by expert specialists, these luxury Swiss watches harmoniously combine the best noble materials, such as sinuous calfskin or refined alligator leather, exquisite solid gold or strong stainless steel, at times accenting them with more modern, innovative materials, like high-tech rubber or contemporary fabric. In doing so, TAG Heuer turns preconceived notions of sports watches and luxury watches on their head. Its quality finishes, including fine brushing, black PVD finish and ruthenium treatment, are at once classic yet avant-garde attractive yet practical.

Not to be outdone, its watches for women are the pinnacle of restrained elegance. Most notably, its diamond watches add a trace of womanly sparkle to the famed men’s watch models for which TAG Heuer is known: the TAG Heuer Carrera, the Monaco, the Link, the Aquaracer and the TAG Heuer Formula 1. Featuring luxury materials and uncluttered lines, these sophisticated ladies’ timepieces perfectly uphold the band’s heritage of fine workmanship and impeccable precision that have been its hallmark for more than a century.

Indeed, TAG Heuer timepieces represent more than simple luxury or precision. They symbolise the finest Swiss craftsmanship thrust brazenly into the future. Where dependability meets aesthetics, artistry meets technology, elegance meets the avant-garde: 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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