Who should buy the Onitsuka Tiger Mexico 66 SD

This snug-fitting Onitsuka sneaker is a good match for you if:

  • You want a shoe with regular flat laces for secure fit
  • You are after a sneaker with a collar flap at the back for extra protection

Onitsuka Tiger Mexico 66 SD  Logo

Style of the Onitsuka Tiger Mexico 66 SD

Vintage silhouettes like the Onitsuka Tiger Mexico 66 SD are versatile footwear to choose from if the shoe owner loves to dress most of the time casually.

Onitsuka Tiger Mexico 66 SD  Midsole

The heritage design of the low-top running shoe turned lifestyle sneaker with its distinctive stripes on the side and full leather finish projects confidence with a sporty vibe that it goes well when worn with shorts, jeans, khakis, chinos, and other clothes in the spring or summer.

Onitsuka Tiger Mexico 66 SD  Laces

The design also comes in a huge selection of colorways that blending them with the mood, tastes, and personal style of the wearer is more relaxed and hassle-free.

Onitsuka Tiger Mexico 66 SD  Toebox

Notable Features

Extra comfort is the most promising new feature of the Onitsuka Tiger Mexico 66 SD. The updated look in time for the 100th anniversary of Kihachiro Onitsuka comes with improved interiors and cushioning. The updates included a dual density fuzeGEL technology midsole and an Ortholite insole for added comfort and improved cushioning for the heritage sneaker design.

Onitsuka Tiger Mexico 66 SD  Outsole

History of the Onitsuka Tiger Mexico 66 SD

The Onitsuka Tiger Mexico 66 SD or the Superior Deluxe version of the shoe first came out in 2002 as a reissue in time for the 100th anniversary of founder Kihachiro Onitsuka. Onitsuka Tiger was founded in 1949 in Kobe, Japan as the Onitsuka Co. Ltd. In 1977, the company was later on merged with other partners and became ASICS Corporation.

Onitsuka Tiger Mexico 66 SD  Heel

While there was a name change, however, several iconic shoe designs like the Mexico 66 and Corsair are still produced and marketed using the original Onitsuka Tiger label.

Onitsuka Tiger Mexico 66 SD  Front

The Onitsuka Tiger Mexico 66 is a re-issue of their most successful running sneaker to date that first became famous when it was launched in 1966 in time for Olympic Summer Games held in Mexico City. The shoe was a cult favorite among runners and was featured in films starring Bruce Lee and Uma Thurman.

Onitsuka Tiger Mexico 66 SD  Collar

Facts / Specs

Base model: Onitsuka Tiger Mexico 66
Top: Low
Inspired from: Running
Collection: Onitsuka Tiger Mexico
Colorways: Silver / Yellow / Grey / Pink / Blue / Black / Beige / White / Brown / Gold
Special editions: 2 special editions
SKUs: 1183A036100 / 1183A036101 / 1183A036750 / 1183A190020 / 1183A391401 / 1183A395105 / 1183A395400 / 1183A575100 / 1183A740200 / 1183A740201

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Author
Danny McLoughlin
Danny McLoughlin

Danny is a sports nut with a particular interest in football and running. He loves to watch sports as much as he loves to play. Danny was lead researcher on RunRepeat and The PFA’s report into Racial Bias in Football Commentary. His football and running research has been featured in The Guardian, BBC, New York Times and Washington Post.