Getting to Know the Tag Heuer Mercedes BenzPublished on 1 March, 2012 Tag Heuer Knock-Off® Mercedes Benz | SLR »
What comes into your mind when you hear the names Tag Heuer, McLaren and Mercedes Benz? Surely, luxury, finest swiss watches, fast sports cars, expert craftsmanship are just some of the words you will think of. These brands have never failed to give their loyal customers only the best products.
For some people who are not aware, the relationship between Tag Heuer, McLaren and Mercedez Benz has been going on for more than 50 years already. To honor this relationship, Tag Heuer has made a limited edition watch for the owners of the Mercedes-Benz McLaren and they called it the Tag Heuer Mercedes Benz watch.
Tag Heuer and Mercedes Benz
The Tag Heuer Mercedes Benz watch is designed in memory of Juan Fangio’s victory in the 1955 Mille Miglia Race. He was driving a Mercedes-Benz SLR and was wearing a Tag Heuer watch. This race was one of the most exciting racing competitions of all time. When Juan Fangio won the race, the partnership of Tag Heuer and Mercedes Benz grew stronger until today.
Just like what Tag Heuer and Mercedes Benz showcase in their products, the SLR watch is a perfect representation of what these two brands offer the world. Prestige, luxury and power are shown in the design and features of the Tag Heuer Mercedes Benz SLR watch.
The dials look like the gauge work of McLaren Mercedes Benz sports car. Just like the gauge, the different dials of the timepiece represent a different way of telling time. It also has chronometer and tachymeter for measuring distance. The mechanism behind this timepiece is a Calibre 36 automatic movement. The top part of the watch is made of sapphire crystal and stainless steel case. Under the watch, the limited edition number is engraved.
Why You Should Own One
Tag Heuer watches are always associated with sports. If you haven’t noticed, most of the big sporting events in the world are sponsored by Tag Heuer. The Olympics, Formula 1, Indy 500 races and the Ski World Cup appoints Tag Heuer as their official timekeeper. In 1982, Tag Heuer made a watch for water sports called the Aquaracer. By 2005, they launched the new line of Aquaracer watches. The design was developed with the help of the China Team for the prestigious America’s cup.
Although the watch is a limited edition, this shouldn’t stop you. You may not be able to buy the original Tag Heuer Mercedes Benz watch but you can always get one close to it. Yes, you can buy replica Tag Heuer SLR watches for more than half the price. You don’t have to use this watch every day, it can just be part of your collection. At least you have a watch that will remind you of one of the most special timepieces that Tag Heuer has made in your lifetime.