Today, TAG Heuer introduced the TAG Heuer Carrera Red Dial Limited Edition (Reference CBK221G).  In this album, we will show some “live” photos of the newest Carrera (which we will call the “Carrera Red Dial LE”), and also provide the  full specifications for the watch.

For the background on how Heuer has used the color red to capture the passion of racing, see my posting today on The Edge, TAG Heuer’s online magazine — The Carrera Goes Full Red.  For additional information about the Carrera Red Dial LE chronograph, see

The Carrera Red Dial LE is the ninth “Glass Box” Carrera to be produced by TAG Heuer.  In this posting, we also show some favorite live photos of the previous “Glass Box” Carreras, which date back to 2015.  For an overview of the eight “Glass Box” Carrera chronographs previously released by TAG Heuer, see my posting on The Edge, And Then There Were Eight — TAG Heuer’s Glass Box Carrera Chronographs.

The Carrera Red Dial Limited Edition

Specifications – TAG Heuer Red Carrera Limited Edition (Reference CBK221G)

Limited Edition – 600 watches, offered through TAG Heuer Boutiques and

Movement — TAG Heuer Calibre Heuer 02 automatic movement; built with column wheel and vertical clutch; frequency 28,800 bph (4 Hz); thickness is 6.9 millimeters and diameter is 31 millimeters (13-3/4 ligne); power reserve at least 80 hours; offers hacking to synch the watch to a reference time; red on column wheel and engravings on oscillating mass.

Case — 39 millimeter polished stainless steel “glass box” case, with thickness of TBD mm; domed sapphire crystal with double anti-reflective treatment; case-back has sapphire crystal, engraved “One of 600”; water-resistant to 100 meters (10 bar).

Dial — Red sunray brushed dial; red chronograph hour and minute registers (at 9 o’clock and 3 o’clock), with running seconds at 6 o’clock; registers finished with azurage (snailed finish); rhodium-plated applied indexes, with adjacent Super-LumiNova dots; red inner bezel (tension ring) marked in 1/4 seconds (corresponding to 4 Hz frequency).

Hands — Time-of-day hands and chronograph seconds hands are rhodium-plated with Super-LumiNova inserts.

Strap — Black alligator leather; steel folding clasp with double safety push buttons; Heuer logo

Price / Availability — Limited to 600 pieces; available now in TAG Heuer Boutiques and online at; $6,750

The Other Eight “Glass Box” Carreras

Here are some favorite photos of the eight “Glass Box” Carreras previously produced by TAG Heuer.

Accordingly, the list now stands at nine “Glass Box” Carreras, as follows:

  1. Calibre 18 Telemeter (2015)
  2. Skipperrera by Hodinkee (2017)
  3. Blue Dreamer by Revolution / The Rake (2017)
  4. Fragment Design (2018)
  5. 160th Anniversary — Silver (2020)
  6. 160th Anniversary — Montreal (2020)
  7. Hodinkee “Dato” Carrera (2021)
  8. Teal Dial (2021)
  9. Red Dial (2022)


Jeff Stein
July 28, 2022