January 28, 2021
By Guns & Ammo Staff
Introduced last year, the Franchi Momentum Elite rifle family continues to grow in 2021 with the introduction of three new chamberings and a new hunting camo pattern. New calibers include .300 Win. Mag., 6.5 PRC (Precision Rifle Cartridge) and .350 Legend for state hunting regulations calling for straight-walled hunting cartridges. The newest camo pattern available is Sitka OPTIFADE Elevation II complemented by the Cobalt Cerakote barrel, receiver and bolt handle.
Momentum Elite Rifle Specs
- Stock/Finish: Sitka
- OPTIFADE Elevation II (new)
- Cobalt Cerakote
- TrueTimber Strata/Midnight Bronze Cerakote
- Realtree EXCAPE/Burnt Bronze Cerakote
- Trigger: Adjustable (2-4 lbs.)
- Calibers: .350 Legend, .300 Win. Mag,.6.5 PRC, 6.5 Creedmoor, .308 Win.
- Barrel: Free-floating/threaded.
- Capacity: 3+1 for .300 Win. Mag. Length of Pull: 14 in. Warranty: 7 years.
- MSRP: $899
New on 2021 Momentum Elite rifles
- Optifade Elevated II Camo with Cobalt Cerakote Coating
- 6.5 PRC
- .300 Win Mag
- .350 Legend
Franchi also introduces the Momentum Varmint Elite for 2021.
2021 Momentum Varmint Elite
- Fluted Heavy Contoured Barrel
- Large and small magazine included
- Adjustable Comb
- Interchangeable Grip
Small Mag Capacity
- .223. Remington, 4+1
- .22-250 Remington, 3+1
- .224 Valkyrie, 4+1
Large Mag Capacity
- .223. Remington, 8+1
- .22-250 Remington, 8+1
- .224 Valkyrie, 7+1
In the above video Guns & Ammo's David Faubion talks more about what's new with Franchi's Bret Maffett as part of the SHOT Show New Product Premiere.
To learn more about the new Franchi Momentum Elite or other Franchi products, visit franchiusa.com.
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