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Max Verstappen during his victory bout of photographs at Monaco showed off a little number on his wrist, the limited-edition TAG Heuer Monaco Titan.

Tag Heuer must’ve been cheering when Verstappen won the Monaco Grand Prix because that meant there was even more hype and prestige surrounding the launch of their new watch. It’s a sand-blasted titanium version of the classic Monaco watch that was released in 1969. It’s been associated with motorsport ever since. 

You can see Steve McQueen wearing one in the 1969 film Les Mans. That’s how cool this watch is.

Steve McQueen on the set of 'Les Mans' wearing his Heuer Monaco

This new edition of the Monaco has been limited to 500 pieces. It features a 39mm case made from Grade 2 titanium, meaning that it’s both light and tough. This is the first time the Monaco has been cased in titanium. This silver look is carried onto the dial and sub-dials with a few red accents coming up here and there, making things exceptionally visible and stylish.

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The silver panda dial actually puts in the heritage ‘Heuer’ logo from before the company became ‘TAG Heuer’. A nice little touch for the watch afficionado. The anthracite alligator strap is even made to look like the tyre grooves on race cars. You just gotta love the little touches that come from prestigious watchmakers like TAG Heuer.

Something new here is the transparent caseback that houses TAG Heuer’s iconic Calibre 11 automatic. This movement has been a monument to TAG Heuer’s technicity since it first appeared and for the first time you can enjoy the sight of it.

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This is only available at TAG Heuer boutiques and there are some available online, but you have to be quick, these 500 watches are only going for a cool AUD $11,400.