Saucony Hornet 2

The expected release date for the Saucony Hornet 2 is on August 20, 2023.

The Saucony Hornet 2 will have the following main updates:

  • The Saucony Hornet 2 will be a comfortable daily wear sneaker with loads of personality.
  • The style will be improved with new colors and designs that will be made available in this old-time favorite.
  • It will be even more lightweight this time around, with stylish details and a timeless finish.
  • The Interior will be comfortable and soft, with light cushioning.
  • You will still be able to get the improved classic at a very affordable price.

Previous model of the Hornet:
The Saucony Hornet 1 release date was on August 19, 2021.

Latest Version of the Saucony Hornet


Saucony Hornet



  • The MSRP (Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price) for the Saucony Hornet 2 will be $80.
  • The Saucony Hornet 2 will not have much of a price increase with the new model.

Arch support and pronation controlArch Support and Pronation Control

  • Overall, the Saucony Hornet will be a Minimalist shoe that will be suitable for neutral pronation.
  • It will offer little stability or cushioning features.
  • There will be light EVA padding, and the design will be quite flexible and lightweight.


  • The Saucony Hornet will be a daily wear shoe for fashion.
  • It will not be ideally suited for trails and uneven surfaces.
  • The shoe will do well on most hard floor surfaces.


  • You can style your new Saucony Hornet 2 models with your favorite fashionable outfits.
  • It will be a fashionable minimalist sneaker for everyday wear that will be causal and very comfortable.


  • As it will be a minimalist and regular wear shoe, it will be quite durable.
  • However, for hard-wearing, running, or sports, this will not be a very durable shoe model.

Fit and SizingFit and Sizing


  • The fit will be relaxed and improved to be more comfortable.
  • It will have a medium fit with a roomy toe box.
  • More sizes will be available. However, there may not be any width options.


  • The Saucony Hornet will weigh 255 grams.
  • The weight will be light and suitable for a minimalist shoe.

Elevation of the Saucony Hornet 2

Heel HeightHeel Height

  • There will be a heel lift of around 16 mm.
  • The heel will be ideal for a casual shoe.

Forefoot HeightForefoot Height

Net heel lift: 16 mm. Thickness under the ball of foot: 7 mm.

  • The Forefoot height will be around 9 mm.
  • The forefoot will offer some flexibility.

Heel-to-Toe DropHeel-to-Toe Drop

  • Overall there will be a 7 mm heel-to-toe drop.
  • For a casual shoe, this will be quite ideal.

Components of the Saucony Hornet 2


  • The Outsole of the Saucony Hornet 2 will be a durable high traction rubber.
  • The patterns will be improved to be more lug for grip and style.


We’re throwing it back to 1975 when the Hornet made its original debut – a fly and fierce addition to the Saucony Originals range.

  • The new Hornet will boast a durable and shock-absorbing EVA midsole and slightly padded insole.
  • The cushioning will be firm and supportive, yet not heavy on your feet or too overwhelming.


  • The Uppers will still consist of the soft suede material with mesh insets for breathability.
  • There will be a synthetic leather logo, and the inspiration of the style will remain from 1975.
  • You can expect quite a few new color ranges in the new Hornet model.


Saucony Hornet 2

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.