How do you make the fastest boot on the planet even faster? Simple - collaborate with arguably the biggest name in motorsport. This is exactly what Puma have done and the end result is the ultra-limited, highly desirable Puma v1.815 Ferrari Edition.
From the outset, this might look like a new v1 series boot, but this isn't just a cosmetic enhancement. The designers at Puma spent a painstaking TWO YEARS collaborating, creating and crafting the v1.815 Ferrari with alterations and additions to make the ultimate elite level football boot. So how have they got on?
One thing is for sure - you cannot argue with the looks. The flowing lines of the Puma stripe perfectly match the silhouette of the boot giving a sleek overall style. Even from a distance, the racing pedigree of this boot is already apparant, confirmed by the classy addition of the Ferrari prancing horse logo to the side of the boot.
The Puma v1.815 sports the vibrant red and gold colourway,
traditionally associated with both Ferrari and Puma. The Ferrari red
traces its' roots back to the way the origins of Formula 1, where each
country was assigned a colour. Red
was assigned to Italian cars, Green to English, Blue to France and so
on. The red for Ferrari has remained ever since and now is iconic with
some of the greatest moments in the sports history. So that's the heritage, now back to the boot...
Players familiar with Puma's v1 series will already know about the
acceleration, agility and performance benefits the boots can give.
Perfect for speed and skill players, this new collaboration edition
will take your game to the next level - assuming you can stop admiring
them long enough to put them on! Weighing a just incredible 165g, the
v1.815 surpasses the likes of the Superfly by some distance - and with
every gramme vital in the race for speed, it is not surprising to find
the v1.815 in pole position!
The v1 series has been evolving over the last few seasons and this edition is no exception. A lighter weight textile material graces the upper and has added abrasion-resistance.As expected, this is a slim fitting boot that will fit snugly and close to your foot, largely thanks to another Puma innovation - AptoLast - which conforms the upper to the your natural foot curves. An even lighter Pebax frame forms the outsole base, with carbon-fiber composite
inserts reducing the weight even further. Each sole also bears the unique number edition - out of 815 - and benefits from a revised external heel counter and new rear
stud configuration. All this is designed to offer greater grip, acceleration and deceleration in the quest for ultimate speed.
Only 815 pairs of this ultra-limited edition boot are available
worldwide, you'll have to be even quicker to get your hands on a pair.This elite level boot is expected to retail for around £250 GBP and are available for pre-order now, in preparation for the new Formula 1 season that starts on Sunday 29th March.
**UPDATE - Check out our exclusive hands on feature of the Puma v1.815 Ferrari football boots! **