Skip to main content

Rossi Rio Bravo Lever-Action Rimfire – First Look

Rossi, manufacturer of specialty rimfire rifles, break-action shotguns, and straight-wall cartridge lever-action and revolver rifles, introduced a new .22 LR long gun called the Rio Bravo.

Rossi Rio Bravo Lever-Action Rimfire – First Look

The Rossi Rio Bravo is based on the company's line of R92 lever-action firearms. Featuring a rich German beechwood or rugged black polymer forearm and stock with polished black metal finish, the Rio Bravo brings the traditional rifle experience to the rimfire category.

The hammer-fired rifle is built with a smooth sliding lever action and incorporates a cross-bolt safety system. Up to 15 rounds of .22 LR can be fed into the magazine tube to deliver extended firing sessions between reloading. The Rio Bravo utilizes traditional buckhorn sights on the wood model while the synthetic model will have fiber optic sights and the rear sight can be adjusted for precise zero. For easy carrying in the field, the rifle includes a barrel band sling stud mounted ahead of the front sight and a rear sling stud in the stock.

The Rio Bravo is well-suited for small-game hunting, adventurous target shooting, around-the-farm pest control, and can be used for youth training.

Rossi Rio Bravo Specifications

  • Caliber: .22 LR
  • Capacity: 15 rounds
  • Finish: polished black
  • Furniture: German beechwood or black synthetic
  • Action: lever
  • Safety: cross-bolt
  • Barrel Length: 18 in.
  • Overall Length: 36 in.
  • Weight: 5.5 lbs.

For more information, visit RossiUSA.com.


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

The SIG Sauer Romeo2 is a handgun sight that converts from an open-emitter to a closed-emitter red dot.SIG Sauer Romeo2 Red-Dot Optic: Tested
Optics

SIG Sauer Romeo2 Red-Dot Optic: Tested

The SIG Sauer Romeo2 is a handgun sight that converts from an open-emitter to a closed-emitter...

Eric R. Poole

Sub-compact size and 9mm ammo capacity come together in the high-value, optic-ready Ruger Max-9 pistol.Ruger Max-9 Optic-Ready 9mm Sub-Compact Pistol: Tested & Full Review
Handguns

Ruger Max-9 Optic-Ready 9mm Sub-Compact Pistol: Tested & Full Review

Sub-compact size and 9mm ammo capacity come together in the high-value, optic-ready Ruger...

Jeremy Stafford

Popular Videos

Benelli Lupo Bolt-Action Rifle Review

Benelli Lupo Bolt-Action Rifle Review

It is unlike any other rifle on the market because it offers features no one else does; those looking for a rifle that fits like a custom-made firearm should look no further than the Benelli Lupo.

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.”

Cameras Don

Cameras Don't Lie: Subsonic 9mm vs. .300 Blackout

In this segment of "Cameras Don't Lie," a subsonic-ammo showdown, 9mm vs. .300 Blackout fired from AR rifles.

See All Videos

Magazine Cover

GET THE MAGAZINE Subscribe & Save

Digital Now Included!

SUBSCRIBE NOW

Give a Gift   |   Subscriber Services

PREVIEW THIS MONTH'S ISSUE

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 mymagnow.com and learn how to access your digital magazine.

Get Digital Access

Not a Subscriber?
Subscribe Now