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50 years after the rise of the Gulf Racing blue and orange stripes, TAG Heuer presents a new TAG Heuer Monaco Gulf Special Edition.
TAG Heuer and Gulf: a historical partnership for a mythic timepiece that changed the face of the watchmaking industry. In 1969, the TAG Heuer Monaco and its square case – equipped with the first in the world automatic chronograph, the Caliber 11 – is a genuine revolution, regarding both technique and aesthetics.
A watch passed into posterity thanks to the Le Mans movie in which Steve McQueen, driving his Porsche 917 bearing the Gulf colors, carries a TAG Heuer Monaco 1133B Caliber 11 on his wrist.
Revisited for this special edition, its iconic blue sunray dial features the emblematic blue and orange Gulf racing stripes. A calfskin perforated blue strap, with orange stitching, completes the very racing look of the watch inspired by the King of Cool and his famous blue and orange sports car.
Drawing from the origins of the TAG Heuer Monaco, the special TAG Heuer Monaco Gulf edition celebrates the rich inheritance of the watchmaking brand with motor racing. A way to perpetuate a legendary partnership through a timepiece, as racy as it is everlasting.

Technical specifications

- Blue sunray brushed dial
- Blue flange with 60 second / minute scale
- 2 counters
- Rhodium plated polished, facetted applied indexes with white superluminova®
- Red, rhodium plated polished, facetted hour and minute hands with white superluminova®
- Red lacquered central hand
- 39 mm diameter
- Steel alternate finishing case
- Steel alternate finishing fixed bezel
- Domed, beveled sapphire crystal
- Alternate finishing steel screwed sapphire case back
- Water resistance : 100 meters
- TAG Heuer Calibre 11, Swiss Made
- Automatic calibre, rapid date correction
- Diameter: 30 mm (13''') — 59 rubies
- Balance frequency: 28,800 vibrations per hour (4 Hz)
- Power reserve: about 40 hours
- Blue calf skin strap ; alsavel orange lining
- Polished steel folding clasp with double safety push-buttons

Who's who

TAG Heuer, the avant-garde of Swiss watchmaking since 1860. Ever since, TAG Heuer has been striving to push the boundaries further, inventing timepieces for those who love to defy convention. This technical expertise was harnessed at a very early stage for achieving extreme accuracy, particularly in the creation of exceptional chronographs. 
Under the leadership of Jean-Claude Biver, CEO of TAG Heuer and President of the LVMH Group Watch Division, the new models, including the connected watch, reveal a new dynamism: faster lead times and developments, and a completely transformed environment. TAG Heuer is currently the only watch brand to be able to communicate in the four different worlds: Art, Lifestyle, Sport and Heritage. Our partnerships in sport, with the Formula 1 Red Bull Racing team, the Monaco F1 Grand Prix, the FIA Formula E Championship, the Indy 500 in Indianapolis, and legendary races including the Pikes Peak and Carrera Panamericana; in football with Manchester United, the English Premier League, the German Bundesliga, the French Professional Football League, the Spanish La Liga, Major League Soccer in the USA, the Chinese Football League, the Japanese Premier League, the Asian Cup, the Chinese Men's National Football Team and the Australian Men's National Football team; in cycling with the professional BMC Racing team, the Tours of Abu Dhabi and Dubai, the Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race in Australia, the Giro d'Italia and the Tour of California; and our ambassadors, living football legend Cristiano Ronaldo, trendsetting it-girl Bella Hadid, icons of electronic music David Guetta and Martin Garrix, surfing champion Kai Lenny, American star quarterback Tom Brady, Australian actor Chris Hemsworth, Patrick Dempsey… all share the brand's core values: teamwork, ambition and a taste for challenge which also drive TAG Heuer to go beyond the traditions of the watchmaking industry. 
Our slogan #DontCrackUnderPressure is much more than an affirmation: it is a state of mind.
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