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2018 TAG Heuer Senna Tourbillon Special Edition

  1. Hubert

    Hubert Oct 9, 2018

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  2. Mr_Orange

    Mr_Orange Oct 9, 2018

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    Not bad. They seem to be just adding the word 'Senna' and the Senna logo in the same way to different watches. It's a bit of a 'churn em out' attitude.
     
  3. THJunkie

    THJunkie Oct 9, 2018

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    A bit bland I thought. There are much nicer looking variants of this Carrera model (imho). I agree they seem to be making some ‘very small tweaks’ and slapping some varient of limited edition logo. (E.g Tokyo vs London). Must be a money spinner I guess, and Omega are just as bad, but a shame that this seems to be the trend. Would far to prefer newwr fresher models or additinal high quality vintage re-edition. But I suppose the R&D costs sre a lot higher doing that.
     
  4. Hubert

    Hubert Oct 9, 2018

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    Yes, a bit unimaginative, but retrained and tasteful, especially when compared to its lower siblings.
     
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  5. Lugduno

    Lugduno Oct 10, 2018

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    I really liked that the rotor had the same colour as the bridges of the movement, making it a much more coherent look than otherwise has been the case with, at least the Heuer 02 movements!
     
  6. Jim Dollares

    Jim Dollares Oct 10, 2018

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    Indeed a very sexy movement
     
  7. Calibre11

    Calibre11 Editor of Calibre11.com Staff Member Oct 10, 2018

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  8. absolutemustard

    absolutemustard Oct 10, 2018

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  9. Mr_Orange

    Mr_Orange Oct 10, 2018

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    I know why it isn't a very imaginative design. It's because they have just added the default red accents around the place which is what they have done quite a few other LEs/SEs.
     
  10. Aquagraph

    Aquagraph Oct 11, 2018

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    I wish the Senna S wasn't red, but the strap looks nice. £16,000 though...
     
  11. Remo

    Remo Oct 11, 2018

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  12. absolutemustard

    absolutemustard Oct 11, 2018

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    Surprised there isn't much talk of the GMT version. It has been a long time since that was unveiled.

    The regular Heuer 02 Carrera can't get here soon enough...
     
  13. Mspeedster

    Mspeedster Oct 13, 2018

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    Sorry, not my cup of tea. None of the Senna tribute watches do anything for me.

    The memory of the SEL ana-digi that he famously wore during his time at Honda McLaren is just too emblazoned in my head. Now if TAG Heuer were to do a modern day re-imagining of Senna's classic watch, I'd be all over it.

    Senna SEL.jpg
     
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  14. Aquagraph

    Aquagraph Oct 14, 2018

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    I really don't like the SELs on the straps, but this on a bracelet would be great.
     
  15. Mr_Orange

    Mr_Orange Oct 14, 2018

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    I wanted to buy a brown leather strap to go with my blue-dialled s/el Chronometer but the cost of the end lugs, strap and clasp were nearly as much as I paid for the watch (second hand) so couldn't justify it. I think it would have looked good though.
     
  16. Aquagraph

    Aquagraph Oct 15, 2018

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    I'm not surprised to be honest... I bought a 6000 off eBay for £300, the bracelet costs more than that new.

    Actually if I had to have an SEL on a strap, the Senna one is pretty cool.
     
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