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Tissot T-Clock unveiled at Baselworld

One of Tissot's coolest introductions at Baselworld 2012 was not a watch, it was actually a clock - the Tissot T-Clock. It is a mechanical table clock that is manually wound, has 11 jewels, a power reserve of 8 days and it runs at 18,000 vph. The cover is in blown mineral glass. Available in October for a retail of $2,400.

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Baselworld: Tissot Le Locle Automatic Chronometer

Tissot introduced two new Le Locle Automatic Chronometer variations at Baselworld last week. Presented in a 39.3 mm diameter fully polished rose gold plated stainless steel or bi-color plated stainless steel case. The Le Locle Chronometer is an elegant Swiss made dress watch, with a luxurious look, at an affordable price.

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Baselworld 2012: Tissot Heritage PR 516

At Baselworld next month Tissot will unveil the Heritage PR 516, a timepiece inspired by a popular Tissot watch from the 1960s. The case is 40 mm in diameter and is available in stainless steel case or yellow gold PVD coated steel. Sapphire crystal and transparent case back. Self-winding mechanical movement. Functions include hours, minutes, seconds, day and date. Dial is available in either blue, black or silver. Stainless steel bracelet with cut-out circles (shown) or leather clasp with butterfly clasp. Water-resistance is 100 meters. Retail $995

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Hands-On with the Tissot Veloci-T Automatic Chronograph

Originally introduced in 2009 with a quartz movement, the Tissot Veloci-T Chronograph is also available in an automatic mechanical version. The Veloci-T comes in a stainless steel case measuring 42 mm in diameter by 14.89 mm in height. The case is brushed, with polished accents on the crown, pushers and lug edges. The pushers are rectangular shaped with black textured inserts, which add to the overall race inspired design. The dial is black with two chronograph subdials (at 12 and 6 o'clock), a small second subdial (at 9 o'clock), a date window (at 3 o'clock). Hour markers are applied and feature luminous paint. The bezel is brushed steel with an engraved tachymeter scale that is useful for converting time intervals to speed. A Swiss automatic mechanical ETA C01.211 powers hours, minutes, seconds, date and stopwatch (chronograph) functions. Power reserve is

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Tissot "The Official Timekeeper of MotoGP"

For the 10th consecutive year, Tissot is “The Official Timekeeper of MotoGP,” the fastest and most prestigious motorcycle racing circuit in the world. In MotoGP, the world’s most elite motorcycle riders race insanely fast superbikes around the track in excess of 200 mph. Needless to say, timing motorcycles with this kind of speed and acceleration requires a highly accurate timekeeping system.

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Tissot MotoGP girls present new Black Carbon Automatic Chronograph

At the 2011 Laguna Seca MotoGP race this past weekend, I had a chance to briefly review the new Tissot PRS516 Black Carbon Automatic sports watch. Plus, the lovely Tissot MotoGP girls were kind enough to model the new timepiece for PW readers. The Black Carbon Automatic PRS516 is based on a 1960's Tissot sport watch. Its case is stainless steel and measures 45 mm in diameter by 14.84 mm thick. Powering this racing inspired chronograph is a reliable self-winding mechanical Swiss COSC certified Valjoux 7750 caliber that is visible through the clear caseback. The dial features a special perlage-style carbon fiber finish. The bezel features tachymeter bezel and a scratch resistant black PVD treatment. Power reserve is 46-hours. Runs at 28,800 vph (vibrations per hour). Comes with a perforated black leather racing strap with push-button butterfly clasp. Water-resistant is

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The Tissot Couturier Michael Owen Limited Edition

Tissot just released this preview of a new special edition of the Tissot Couturier GMT Michael Owen. Its design integrates black, white and red, the home and away colours of Michael Owen's soccer team (the Manchester United Football Club) and will be made in a quantity of 4,999 pieces worldwide. It also features Michael Owens lucky number seven, framing his signature on the case back.

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Basel 2011: Tissot T-Touch Racing

This is the new Tissot Racing-Touch which will be unveiled next week at Baselworld 2011. Like all "T-Touch" watches, the Racing-Touch allows the wearer to control multiple functions via the tactile scratch-resistant sapphire crystal touchscreen. Just press the "T" button at 3 o'clock to activate the touch mode and then press the crystal above the corresponding function that you would like to utilize (11 functions available). Some of the functions include: a chronograph, lap timer, compass, tide indicator, timer and alarm.

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Tissot signs NBA star Tony Parker as ambassador

Tissot, Swatch Group's volume entry-level Swiss watch brand, has just informed me that they signed Tony Parker as their new global brand ambassador. Tony Parker, is an all-pro point guard for the San Antonio Spurs. He is also married to Desperate Housewives actress Eva Longoria. Please click "Read More" below for the official press release and one more image.

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Baselworld 2010 Preview Tissot Sailing Touch

By simply touching the dial, sailors will now be able to confront any weather with style. The Sailing Touch is a useful instrument for checking the weather conditions with its integrated histogram of the six previous hours and a function for measuring relative air pressure. It is also equipped with a calculator that indicates the tides in the port of destination. But that is not all! This formidable tactile instrument is indispensible for regattas, with its countdown function for those crucial ten minutes preceding the start of the race, signaled by both beeps and a digital display. The impressive range of functions also includes a mechanism for measuring speed over a given distance, a compass, two alarms, two time-zones, a perpetual calendar and back-lighting.

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