The SPEEDFACTORY AM4TKY Was Made For the Streets of Tokyo


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Brand: adidas


Key Features:A white Primeknit upper sits atop a full-length Boost midsole and Continental rubber outsole. The highlight of the design is the connected eyestay, which provides a precise upper lockdown and support for abrupt turns. A floating Torsion bar inside the sole provides flexibility with stability, while the upper has been digitally bonded to the midsole, eliminating the use of glue. Reflective detailing on the heel and Three Stripe branding rounds off the look.

Release Date: September 20

Price: $200 / €200 / 22,000 yen

Buy: adidas online and select retailers TBC

Editor’s Notes: Tokyo is the next city in adidas’ AM4 City Series to get a SPEEDFACTORY-produced running sneaker. Dubbed the AM4TKY, this sneaker was designed by local runners and creators to complement the vast and varied Tokyo expanse before being assembled at SPEEDFACTORY USA.

According to the Three Stripes: “adidas recognized runners required a design with the agility and stability to tackle every unexpected corner and easily change direction at pace, regardless of underfoot terrain.”

In addition to the connected eyestay mentioned above, the AM4TKY features some of adidas’ best running technology, including Boost and a floating torsion bar.

If you’re looking to pick up a pair of these runners, you’ll be able to do so on September 20 on or at select retailers for $200.

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