Timekeeping becomes an art with automatic luxury watches from TAG Heuer.

All around the world, Swiss watches and luxury watches are celebrated for their quality, craftsmanship and precision. And when it comes to Swiss watches, TAG Heuer timepieces know no equal. Possessing inventive, contemporary designs and cutting-edge technology, they are more than mere luxury timepieces or automatic watches – they are in a class apart.

Conceived and manufactured by leading experts, these luxury Swiss watches perfectly pair the finest materials with innovative technology. Classic materials, such as soft calfskin, quality alligator leather, noble solid gold and hardwearing stainless steel, are given a fresh, avant-garde edge through the addition of high-tech rubber or modern fabric. Redefining sports watches and luxury watches, TAG Heuer applies quality finishes, including fine brushing, black PVD finish and ruthenium treatment, for timepieces that are elegant, modern, beautiful and practical, all at once.

No less impressive, its watches for women are the pinnacle of discrete elegance. With its diamond watches, for example, TAG Heuer adds a hint of sparkle to the renowned men’s watch models that are the foundation of the TAG Heuer name: the TAG Heuer Carrera, the Monaco, the Link, the Aquaracer and the TAG Heuer Formula 1 are also sophisticated ladies’ timepieces that carry on the heritage of artistry and accuracy that have been the brand’s calling card for over a century.

Of course, TAG Heuer is more than just sublime aesthetics. Its watches combine manual craftsmanship with the best high technology, for ladies’ and men’s watches that perpetuate a legacy while inspiring innovation and originality. Entirely modern yet always sophisticated, a TAG Heuer watch doesn’t stop at gorgeous aesthetics. Indeed, its automatic watches boast high frequencies of between 21,600 to 360,000 vibrations per hour (as with the Calibre 360), ensuring impeccable mechanical precision. It therefore comes as little surprise that a number of its automatic watch movements bear the prestigious Official Swiss Chronometer Control (C.O.S.C.) certificate.

It’s no wonder that TAG Heuer chronograph watches are admired as the peak of Swiss watch timekeeping accuracy. These luxury sport watches are the official timekeepers of the Monaco Grand Prix – one of the world’s most esteemed racing events – while the brand is the official partner of both America’s-Cup-winner Oracle Team USA and revered Formula 1 automotive manufacture McLaren. An ideal marriage of speed and timekeeping precision.

One thing is clear: TAG Heuer timepieces go beyond mere luxury or precision: they unite the best in Swiss craftsmanship while delving deep into the future. Visually sublime yet eternally reliable, perfectly crafted yet resolutely high-tech, modern yet timeless, TAG Heuer is redefining luxury watches for men and women.

22 Aug. TAG HEUER ANNOUNCES PARTNERSHIP AS THE OFFICIAL WATCH OF THE RUGBY WORLD CUP 2011

  • Rugby World Cup 2011

TAG Heuer, the world leader in luxury sports watches and chronographs since 1860, today announces its partnership with Rugby World Cup 2011 as the Official Timing Supplier.

TAG Heuer was the first watchmaker to master luxury chronographs with an unsurpassed precision of 1/10th, 1/100th and 1/1000th of a second. Today and one of the largest, most desired brands in the luxury watch industry, the Swiss legend draws upon its active engagement in the world of sports to create the most accurate timing instruments and watches in the world.

TAG Heuer has enjoyed a long standing association with the world’s most prestigious sporting events and the world’s most elite athletes; TAG Heuer Ambassadors Maria Sharapova and Jenson Button make no exception. It is in this spirit that TAG Heuer is proud to partner with Rugby World Cup 2011, the premier international Rugby Union competition.

Rugby Union is one of the most revered team sports across the United Kingdom and the world, the sport exemplifies the relentless pursuit for performance, commitment and perfection; values not just shared by TAG Heuer but epitomised in its DNA.

“Partnering with Rugby World Cup 2011, one of the largest international sporting competitions in the world is another demonstration of TAG Heuer’s dedication to elite sport. It is this legitimacy in sport and lifestyle that has helped drive TAG Heuer’s success as one of the most aspirational luxury brands in the world” says Jean-Christophe Babin, CEO & President for TAG Heuer.

Rugby World Cup 2011 will be played in New Zealand from September 9 to October 23.