The largest watch trade show on the planet opened its doors officially today in Basel, Switzerland. Our watch news site Wrist Dreams has already covered lots of new timepieces that have been announced at BaselWorld 2008.
Tag Heuer dazzles again with a new concept watch design pushing the limits of mechanical watch technology. At the BaselWorld 2008 Tag Heuer unveiled the Tag Heuer CARRERA Calibre 36 RS Caliper Concept Chrono.
The Tag Heuer Grand CARRERA Calibre 36 RS Caliper Concept Chronograph is the world's first automatic chronograph with 1/10th of a second Caliper Rotating Scale. More details on Wrist Dreams.
Also very cool is the new Tag Heuer SLR Calibre S Laptimer 1/100th. This is the first SLR that is not a limited edition and it is the most accurate car-racing chronograph celebrating McLaren-Mercedes SLR GT cars.
More highlights from the BaselWorld 2008:
Tag Heuer Formula 1 Grande Date Kimi Räikkönen at BaselWorld 2008
New Breitling Cockpit and Cockpit Lady at BaselWorld 2008
BaselWorld 2008: Breitling Chrono-Matic 49
BaselWorld 2008: Tag Heuer Formula 1 Grande Date
BaselWorld 2008: Tag Heuer SLR Calibre S Laptimer
BaselWorld: Bell & Ross Instrument Tourbillon and Grand Minuteur
BaselWorld 2008: Hublot Big Bang Aero Bang
The BaselWorld 2008 started today and will be open until April 10th. 2,087 watch and jeweler exhibitors from 45 countries will unveil their latest designs and collections at BASELWORLD. 100,000 visitors are expected to see the latest wristwatches.