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.

11 Feb. WORLD RALLY STAR SEBASTIEN OGIER JOINS TAG HEUER

Already dominant in the most legendary races and racing categories, TAG Heuer now adds World Rally to its "Mastering Speed" podium

The new front-runner on Citroen's WRC team joins driving legends Jenson Button and Alain Prost in the Swiss watchmaker's "150 Years of Motor Racing" Celebrations

TAG Heuer is proud to announce that World Rally star Sébastien Ogier has joined the elite corps of racing champions on the TAG Heuer "Dream Team" of Brand Ambassadors.

The French driver, winner of the Junior Rally Championship in 2008 and now driving for Citroen's top team in WRC, will participate worldwide in TAG Heuer's "150 Years of Motor-Racing" celebrations in 2011, alongside Vodafone McLaren Mercedes star Jenson Button and four-time F1 Champion Alain Prost.

"All the great heroes of motor-racing," said the 28-year-old Ogier, "from Juan Manuel Fangio to Ayrton Senna, have been part of the TAG Heuer legend. Now I'm thrilled to be part of it too, and I will do my best to merit the honor."

After his impressive showing last season with the Citroen Junior Team — including two wins in the WRC Championship — Sébastien Ogier will partner this year with his countryman and seven-time World Champion Sébastien Loeb. After his impressive 4th place overall finish last year, Ogier is widely expected to be challenger for the 2011 WRC title. The thirteen-race season is played out on five continents and kicks off February 10th with the Swedish Rally.

"Signing Sébastien Ogier gives TAG Heuer solid representation in every major arena of motor sports," said TAG Heuer CEO Jean-Christophe Babin. "Adding the World Rally to our existing partnerships with the Vodafone McLaren Mercedes in F1, Audi Sport in Le Mans and Endurance racing, the Automobile Club of Monaco, and our longstanding role as Official Watch of the Indy 500, truly makes us the "Masters of Speed" in the watch industry."