Since 1956, Carrera has offered athletic, performance-oriented eyewear for the most demanding athletes, including summer and winter Olympians as well as race car drivers. In much more recent years, the company developed extensive lines of Carrera eyeglasses and sunglasses for casual wear as well. With award-winning designs, vintage styles, metal and acetate frames and even carbon fiber frame materials, Carrera represents the cutting edge of eyewear innovation.
About Carrera Eyeglasses
Carrera was founded by Wilhelm Anger in 1956, inspired by the Carrera Panamerica, a famous car race that occurred in South America in the 1950s. Anger's goal was to create a line of performance eyewear, including eyeglasses and sunglasses that could meet the requirements of the most demanding athletes and enthusiasts. Over the years, Carrera has performed extensive research and development in the areas of eyeglass design, technology and manufacturing.
A major development came in 1964, when Carrera Eyeglasses introduced its patented new Optyl material. At the time of its introduction, Optyl weighed 20% less than other thermoplastics, and had excellent stability and elasticity properties. Carrera changed the outdoor sports industry even further in the 1970s with the introduction of the first helmet and goggles set.
Another major breakthrough for Carrera glasses came in 1981, when the company began offering two sports glasses models compatible with prescription lenses. Throughout the 80s, 90s and 00s, Carrera became the most trusted name in athletic eyewear, with everyone from professional cyclists to Olympic athletes relying on Carrera eyeglasses and sunglasses for the most intense competitions.
Perhaps the biggest change in Carrera's development came in 2008, when the company finally decided to begin producing eyeglasses and sunglasses not only for athletes, but for casual use as well. The styles, such as the Carrera Champion and the Carrera Safari, were adored by the public and highly sought after among eyeglasses aficionados. The line was expanded further in 2009 and finally brought to U.S. markets in 2010, where it continues to dominate the eyeglasses and sunglasses market for people who need style, performance and durability, all in a single piece of eyewear.
Carrera Eyeglasses for Men
A fine example of Carrera eyewear is demonstrated in the company's Carrera 7564 eyeglasses for men. These Carrera eyeglasses are extremely lightweight with classic styling, including thin half-rim frames and thicker, bolder stems that easily compliment just about any style. These glasses can be customized with prescription lenses and various styles including brown, matte black and matte gunmetal.
For an even hipper and funkier look, consider the Carrera 6181 eyeglasses. This prime example of Carrera eyewear offers full rim frames with stems reminiscent of the 7564s. Available colors include Tortoise / Brown, Black and Blue. As with most Carrera eyeglasses, three different available frame sizes allow for the perfect customized fit.
Framelot.com is happy to offer over 50 models of Carrera glasses at affordable prices that are well below retail. Overall, the line is about clean, subtle good looks and classic design lines are easily appreciated by those who truly care about their eyeglasses. Carrera eyewear is extremely affordable as well as extremely durable when it comes to the level of performance and builds quality you receive for the price.
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