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Introducing The TAG Heuer Aquaracer 43mm Tortoiseshell Effect Calibre 5 Automatic

Introducing The TAG Heuer Aquaracer 43mm Tortoiseshell Effect Calibre 5 Automatic

Brisk Take

While the previous quite a long while at TAG Heuer have been generally put resources into heritage models like the Autavia and the Monaco, their most recent declaration adds some late spring pizazz into the positions of the Aquaracer. With two new Caliber 5-fueled models wearing tortoiseshell impact bezels, it’s a little change that sneaks up all of a sudden for porches, pools, and past. Offering both a blue and a red/dark colorway, these 43mm programmed Aquaracers have bezels with vivid pitch embeds that copy the blazing features and rich tones of exemplary tortoiseshell. 

Starting Thoughts

Given the common utilization of the material and impact on shades, this kinda feels like an easy decision regardless of being TAG Heuer’s first utilization of the material. While I for one favor the size and presence of the 41mm Aquaracer, these 43mm models share a very much like stylish, and, at any rate from the press images, I truly like the additional tone and razzle-astonish of these new bezels. Tortoiseshell has a particularly dazzling method of playing with light and, while the red is likely nearer to the tones of the shades a large number of us know, the blue is totally my top pick of the two. 

The blue adaptation is coordinated with a blue sunray brushed dial with applied records and a lot of Super-LumiNova for when the sun at last sets. For the red bezel, we see a dark sunray dial and the two models have level enemy of intelligent sapphire gems, 300 meters water obstruction, and come fitted to a shading coordinated elastic tie packed with designing to impersonate the outside of a gator calfskin tie. While I’d probably select a more essential lash, the elastic bodes well for a particularly present day and energetic jumper design. 

Based on the ETA 2824-2, the Caliber 5 is TAG Heuer’s standard time and date programmed development and it has 42 hours of force save, ticks at 4 Hz, and spots a date show at three on the dial. 

For either form, the rundown cost is $2,600, which is a couple hundred dollars in excess of a comparative Aquaracer with a steel bezel and about $50 short of what one with a fired bezel. With a characterized style, a strong and donning history, and strong specs, these two new Aquaracers offer an unmistakably fun impact for the individuals who never let a hottest time of the year slip by. 

The Basics

Brand: TAG Heuer

Model: Aquaracer 43mm Tortoiseshell Effect

Reference Number: WAY201P.FT6178 (blue), WAY201N.FT6177 (red) 

Diameter: 43mm

Case Material: Steel

Dial Color: Blue and dark sunray brushed

Indexes: Applied

Lume: Super-LumiNova

Water Resistance: 300 meters

Strap/Bracelet: Black elastic with gator patterning. 

The Movement

Caliber: Caliber 5 Automatic

Functions: Hours, minutes, seconds, date

Diameter: 25.6mm

Power Reserve: 42 hours

Winding: Automatic

Frequency: 28,800 vph

Jewels: 25

Valuing & Availability

Price: $2,600

Availability: August 2020

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