New Balance® 608 V6

The expected release date for the New Balance 608 V6 is on June 30, 2023.

The New Balance 608 V6 will have the following main updates:

  • The new model Will be an extremely comfortable and versatile training shoe for the gym, sports, and fitness classes,
  • The newer model will have a bit of a makeover when it comes to aesthetics and comes in a range of fashionable color selections.
  • It will offer a comfortable and flexible fit with support in all the right areas.
  • There will be a flat platform to eliminate the curve under the midfoot for better stability.
  • The outsole will be improved with flex grooves and better traction in the tread.

Previous model of the 608:
The New Balance 608 V5 release date was on November 2, 2021.

Latest Version of the New Balance 608 Shoe


New Balance 608 Model



  • The MSRP (Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price) for the New Balance 608 V6 will be $80.
  • For a training shoe from New Balance, the price will still remain quite affordable.
  • You can likewise check with different retailers, as their prices may vary.

Arch support and pronation controlArch Support and Pronation Control

  • The New Trainer model will ideally be a light stability training shoe.
  • It will be perfect for normal to overpronation.
  • The sole will also provide excellent stability and cushioning for flat and lower arch types.


  • Ideally, the trainer will be meant for indoor floor surfaces for training, such as smooth and carpeted surfaces.
  • It should, however, also hold up quite well on most road surfaces.


  • The New Balance 608 V6 will be an all-over training shoe.
  • The flexible design will be suited for gym, training classes, and cross-training purposes.


  • The new model will have improved durability features.
  • The uppers will be an improved and reinforced design for durability.

Fit and SizingFit and Sizing

  • The Fit will be snug and comfortable as it should be with a training shoe.
  • However, you will be able to choose from narrow, medium, wide, and extra-wide widths options with the new model.


  • The Overall weight will be around 403 grams in the new training shoe model.
  • The weight will be ideal for a stability shoe.
  • You may find that the ladies’ model will be lighter in weight.

Elevation of the New Balance 608 V6

Heel HeightHeel Height

  • There should be a 27 – 28 heel height.
  • The heel height will be perfect for a stability shoe and trainer.

Forefoot HeightForefoot Height

  • The Forefoot height will average around 17 to 18 mm.
  • The forefoot will provide good supper and even cushioning.

Heel-to-Toe DropHeel-to-Toe Drop

  • There will be a 10 mm heel-to-toe drop.
  • The heel-to-toe drop will be ideal for a training shoe with good stability.

Components of the New Balance 608 V6


  • The New Balance 608 V6 will have an extra-durable outsole this time around.
  • The outsole will be an improved rubber with good traction for training purposes.


  • The Midsole will be a Lightweight Injection molded EVA foam that will be improved for durability.
  • There will also still be the Internal Midsole shank that adds more structure to the midfoot area.
  • Inside, you can look forward to the NB soft removable insole.


  • The Uppers will consist of very durable and reinforced stitched 100% genuine leather.
  • There will be an improved Phantom liner on the inside with no seams to reduce frictions.
  • A few new color ranges will be available, but they will still be quite neutral.


New Balance 608V6

About the Author

David Alegeta

David is a long-distance hiker, a writer and an editor whose favorite topics include backpacking and trail running. He is an adventure athlete who covered over 20,000 miles. He frequently speaks to groups about the benefits of proper footwear and has written numerous articles on this subject. He lives in Dallas, Texas with his family.