Under the direction of Guy Bove, the head of design at TAG Heuer, the Carrera received a subtle redesign for 2020 that includes a newly styled dial, crown, and pushers.

The 2020 TAG Heuer Carrera Sport Chronograph 44 mm represents an evolutionary change in the lineup, as the watch retains its modern Carrera aesthetic — and now it’s more refined.

2020 TAG Heuer Carrera Sport Chronograph

For the dial,  Bove reduced the size of the faceted, applied, rhodium-plated luminescent baton-shaped indices, and ever so slightly redesigned the white printed outer ring. The dial finishes are also elevated now, with the circular-grained finish, for instance. The baton-shaped rhodium-plated, luminescent hour and minute hands have been reduced in width, but have the same look overall as previous iterations. Azurage patterned subdials sit at 3, 6, and 9, with a small date aperture within the subdial at 6.

2020 TAG Heuer Carrera Sport Chronograph

Like with the Carrera Chronograph GMT that debuted launched in 2018, and the throwback Carrera Silver Limited Edition that dropped this year — the in-house Heuer 02 automatic chronograph movement drives the time, chronograph, and date functions. The modern 4Hz caliber uses a premium column-wheel and clutch configuration for the chronograph and has a power reserve of 80-hours.

2020 TAG Heuer Carrera Sport Chronograph

Apart from the minor visual changes, the case is the same as before and measures 44 mm in diameter, with the exception of a new crown with inlaid logo and chronograph push-pieces and a new monoblock ceramic bezel that’s been color-matched to the dial on three of the four models. The green dial variant comes with a stainless steel bezel.

2020 TAG Heuer Carrera Sport Chronograph

The dial is protected by a flat sapphire crystal with a beveled edge that sits just above the plane of the bezel. A screwed sapphire caseback offers a view of the Heuer 02’s vertical Geneva stripes on the bridges and skeletonized black plated striped oscillating weight. Water-resistance is 100 meters.

2020 TAG Heuer Carrera Sport Chronograph

For the three standard stainless steel 2020 TAG Heuer Carrera Sport Chronographs with a blue, green, or black dial, the retail price is $5,750. The reference that features red gold hands, crown, pushers, and gold highlights, retails for $6,550.

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2020 TAG Heuer Carrera Sport Chronograph

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