Skip to main content Skip to main content

New for 2021: Franchi Momentum Elite Upgrades, Momentum Varmint Elite

Three new chamberings and a new hunting camo pattern added to Elite family.

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

Current Magazine Cover

Enjoy articles like this?

Subscribe to the magazine.

Get access to everything Guns & Ammo has to offer.
Subscribe to the Magazine

GET THE NEWSLETTER Join the List and Never Miss a Thing.

Recommended Articles

Popular Videos

Air Gun Training & Self Defense: Airsoft Pistols: Self-Defense Practice & Training

Air Gun Training & Self Defense: Airsoft Pistols: Self-Defense Practice & Training

With ammo becoming harder to find, shooters are finding Umarex airsoft pistols to be a practical alternative for training. Licensed replicas of many of the top firearms offer all the same mechanics, as well as holster compatibility. So, for those looking to train & practice for pennies per shot, grab yourself an airsoft pistol, set up some targets and have fun. The best part is, you can do it in and around the comfort of your own home.

Drive Tanks: A Look at the Revolutionary MG 42 8mm Mauser Machine Gun

Drive Tanks: A Look at the Revolutionary MG 42 8mm Mauser Machine Gun

Gunsmith Glenn Fleming and Gun & Ammo's Garry James dive into the history of the MG 42 8mm Mauser machine gun.

Shooting 600 Yards with .300 Blackout

Shooting 600 Yards with .300 Blackout

The .300 Blackout cartridge was developed to provide greater effectiveness than a 9mm at short and medium ranges when fired from a short-barreled suppressed firearm. Just because the cartridge wasn't designed to go long doesn't mean Rifles & Optics Editor Tom Beckstrand won't take it there, using a large-format pistol, no less. Armed with SIG Sauer's 9-inch-barreled MCX Virtus Pistol loaded with Black Hills' 125-grain TMK ammunition, Beckstrand attempts to ring steel at 600 yards with help from Hornady's 4DOF ballistic calculator in this segment of “Long Range Tech.”

See All Videos

Magazine Cover

GET THE MAGAZINE Subscribe & Save

Digital Now Included!


Give a Gift   |   Subscriber Services


Buy Digital Single Issues

Don't miss an issue.
Buy single digital issue for your phone or tablet.

Buy Single Digital Issue on the Guns & Ammo App

Other Magazines

See All Other Magazines

Special Interest Magazines

See All Special Interest Magazines

GET THE NEWSLETTER Join the List and Never Miss a Thing.

Get the top Guns & Ammo stories delivered right to your inbox every week.

Phone Icon

Get Digital Access.

All Guns and Ammo subscribers now have digital access to their magazine content. This means you have the option to read your magazine on most popular phones and tablets.

To get started, click the link below to visit and learn how to access your digital magazine.

Get Digital Access

Not a Subscriber?
Subscribe Now