TUNED TO COMFORT. The Nike Air Max Plus Premium Men's Shoe keeps the legendary "Tuned" Air cushioning of the 1998 original. A lightweight combination upper provides comfortable containment. Product Features Textile and synthetic construction offers durable comfort. Foam sole with Tuned Air provides lightweight cushioning. Rubber outsole delivers durable traction. Shown: Photo Blue/Orange Peel/Black/Wolf Grey Style: 815994-400 Air Max Plus Origins Nike's revolutionary Air-Sole unit made its way into Nike footwear in 1978. In 1987, the Nike Air Max 1 debuted with visible air in its heel, allowing fans more than just the feel of Air-Sole comfort—suddenly they could see it. In 1998, the Air Max Plus introduced a cushioning system that "tuned" Air-Sole units to specific parts of the foot, giving runners more stability and support. The shoe's sunset colorways and wavy design lines, inspired by wind-blown beachscapes, garnered a cult-like following that grew into a cultural phenomenon.