Original Story (03/08/20): Most recently seen in the Adapt BB 2.0, Nike’s auto-lacing Adapt technology returns in a new Air Max-inspired silhouette. Thanks to new photos from Yankee Kicks, we have a first look at the Nike Adapt LE 01. This is the first sneaker to feature “Auto Max” branding, which is presumably a cross of Nike’s Air Max and Adapt models.

This model comes in the popular “Infrared” colorway of the Air Max 90, with its lightweight Wolf Grey mesh upper contrasted by hits of Infrared on the heel and the midsole, the latter housing buttons that control the self-lacing Adapt technology as well as a visible Air Max unit.

Nike has yet to officially announce this new silhouette, but with Air Max Day coming up on March 26th, a launch later this month is possible. Grab a detailed look at the Nike Adapt LE 01 below and stay tuned to Modern Notoriety for updates on this upcoming release.

Nike Adapt Auto Max “Motherboard”
Color: Grey Fog/Particle Grey/Laser Orange/White
Style Code: CW7304-001
Release Date: March 26, 2020
Price: $400 USD

Update (03/26/20): In celebration of Air Max Day, the Nike Adapt Auto Max released today on Nike SNKRS in the “Motherboard” colorway, previously called “Grey Gum.” According to Nike, the Adapt Auto Max will be available in a variety of colors this spring. Here is some official product info and photos:

Nike Sportswear brings advanced power racing to the Air Max. Combining Nike Adapt and Air Max, two of Nike’s most iconic innovations, is Nike Adapt Auto Max.

Leveraging the DNA of the aesthetics of Tinker Hatfield’s design, the Nike Adapt Auto Max is a new silhouette that combines the height of the sole with a thick midsole, sampling the elements of the Air Max 90 and Nike Mag. Design elements, such as the Air Max 90 cassette tape, are also highlighted in the Air Max unit, with the FitAdapt engine providing instant personalization and resilience.

Update (03/10/20): A second colorway of the Adapt LE 01 has surfaced. This “Grey Gum” colorway is similar to the previous pair, but replaces the grey Swoosh with a white one and the Infrared bottom is replaced with a gum-colored sole. Check out the pair in the photos below, courtesy of Yankee Kicks.

Nike Auto Max Adapt LE 01 “Infrared”
Style Code: CZ0232-002

Photos: Yankee Kicks


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