The 247v2 is a contemporary progression of the original 247 which first arrived in early 2017. The updated version makes a nod to New Balance heritage while further representing the intersection between lifestyle and sport. Delivering a more substantial upper design with chunky elements reminiscent of iconic New Balance styles. The upper includes a single piece toebox, molded TPU eyerow and collar and a sprung sock construction. A new midsole with exaggerated proportions and flared rear/ midfoot area also debuts.