Puma 917 Lo Leather SummerTThe Puma 917 is said to be named after the Porsche 917, driven by Steve McQueen in the classic 1971 movie "Le Mans." They were inspired by the original Puma Speed Cat and Puma Future Cat. The Puma 917 features a cylindrical heel shape and T-toe format, which is almost identical to the Puma Speed Cat.