In-Depth: Why the TAG Heuer CH80 (now named Heuer-03) comes back? (and a visit of the relaunched Chevenez Manufacture)

One week ago, we introduced to you (and far in advance) the first prototype of the TAG Heuer Autavia “Jochen Rindt” reedition, one of the first customer-designed watches made by the industry in a long time. Well, already a good news on its own, this watch was not the only point of interest here, as inside its case is ticking something we didn’t expect to see anymore from TAG Heuer, the Calibre Heuer-03 (ex. CH80, which was supposed to be a project killed before its birth). During the Heuer collectors summit, we had the chance to visit the Chevenez Manufacture (the one that was supposedly stopped…), to see the new movement, to understand the evolutions and finally to talk with the teams, including Jean-Claude Biver, just to bring the light on this complex but, in the end, happy situation.

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