5. Despite these similarities, both watches stayed true to their brand’s DNA. The Daytona retained the external bezel and stainless steel case of previous Rolex chronographs, while the Carrera had an angular case, no external bezel, and beveled lugs, like previous Heuer chronographs.
Today, the Rolex Daytona and the Tag Heuer Carrera are both icons in their own right. Both have been instrumental in shaping the world mechanical watches, and even motor racing, and will do so for many more years.