Quick Facts:

  • 41 mm diameter x 12 mm thick case<
  • Anti-reflective sapphire glass protection
  • Scuba dive quality water resistance. Water resistant to 1,640 ft. (500 m)
  • Swiss automatic
  • Really clear luminous indices and hands
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The Aqua Racer series of watches from TAG Heuer just keep getting better and better. The movement is reliable, the looks are great, and the entire watch exhibits the quality from the onset. Every aspect of this watch is better than you'd expect. From the smooth bezel to the overall scratch resistance and generous 48-hour reserve power, you're given outstanding value. Let's take a closer look at this highly popular timepiece and see what makes it such a best-seller.

Features

  • Anti-reflective sapphire glass protection
  • 3-link stainless steel band
  • Brushed stainless steel composition
  • 21 mm wide x 8-in. long bracelet
  • 41 mm diameter x 12 mm thick case
  • Swiss automatic movement
  • Screw-down crown
  • Black unidirectional bezel
  • Black ribbed dial
  • Date window
  • Luminous indices and hands
  • Deployant clasp closure
  • Water resistant to 1,640 ft. (500 m)

Pros

  • Scuba dive quality water resistance
  • Anti-reflective and scratch resistant
  • Long-lasting clasp
  • Smooth ceramic bezel rotation
  • Just a few minutes of sun keeps your watch accurate
  • Crown cannot strip
  • Good degree of clarity from luminescence

Cons

  • Power reserve is reported to be unreliable

Summary

Tag Heuer has produced a watch that is sure to last you for years. The movement is near-flawless, and the entire design is highly scratch resistant. Even the ceramic bezel is a vast improvement over other models guaranteeing that your watch will retain its looks for years to come. Its black dial is very easy to read thanks to the contrast against the linear guilloche pattern texture. The date is conveniently displayed at 3 o’clock which is just as easy to read at a glance thanks to the practical size. There is an automatic helium valve at 10 o’clock, and all the markers are silver toned with luminescence for telling the time at night.

Sleek Sophistication

One of the best parts of this design is just how light this watch is. Despite its large size, it remains compact and relatively lightweight. Most dive watches can’t come near its sleek profile. Elegance is displayed throughout its layout and design.

From the gorgeous three-link stainless steel band to the black unidirectional bezel, the entire watch screams sophistication. Certain fans have criticized the way that this watch’s bold looks have been curbed down in this model. For most, the sleeker appearance translates to a watch that you can wear anywhere instead of locking you into dive/sporting occasions only.

Precision Timing from Tag Heuer

You can’t criticize the accuracy of Tag Heuer. On average, this is a watch that runs less than five seconds fast a day. The durability is outstanding, and the clasp is extremely secure. The engravings suit the watch face perfectly, accentuating the bezel and black backing. Water resistance at 1,640 feet also makes it the ideal match for mixed-gas diving. If you’re looking for a smart, long-lasting watch which couldn’t be easier to read and you don’t mind a bit of weight, then this is the perfect option for you.

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