Feature-Packed Varmint Rifle Joins the Highly Successful Line of Remington® Model 700™ SPS™ Bolt Actions

Madison, N.C. – The durable, high performance Model 700 Synthetic Special Purpose (SPS) family of centerfire rifles welcomes its newest member – the Model 700 SPS Varmint. These specialty bolt-action rifles deliver the Model 700 legendary accuracy and reliability in a package designed for precision, long range shooting at a surprisingly affordable price. New for 2007, the Model 700 SPS Varmint is available in six popular calibers - .204 Ruger, .22-250 Remington, .223 Remington, .243 Win, .308 Win. and in the sizzling new .17 Remington Fireball.

At the core of the Model 700 SPS Varmint rifle is the rigid design of the Model 700 receiver, machined from a solid steel bar. This combined with the famous “three-rings-of-steel” design which completely supports the cartridge make the Model 700 one of the strongest and most accurate actions available. Performance-enhancing features of the SPS Varmint rifle include a 26-inch heavy varmint-contour barrel; newly-designed black matte synthetic stock with vented beavertail fore-end for heat dissipation, weight reduction and stability; non-reflective matte blued finish on exposed metalwork; and convenient dual front sling swivel studs. This rifle also features the new Remington X-MARK PRO™ trigger, set at the factory between 3.5 to 5.5 pounds with no creep, further enhancing the performance of these tack-drivers. Other standard Model 700 SPS features include drilled and tapped receiver; hinged floorplate magazine with 5-round capacity in .17 Remington Fireball, .204 Ruger and .223 Rem chamberings or 4-round capacity in .22-250 Rem, .243 Win and .308 Win; and convenient sling swivel studs.

The Model 700 SPS family of centerfire rifles delivers remarkable accuracy, durability and the performance-driven features that hardcore hunters and shooters demand. Now varminters and long range shooters have a version they can call their own – the Model 700 SPS Varmint, available at a suggested retail price of $647.

Offerings for 2007 are as follows: 
Model 700 SPS
Model  700 SPS Varmint
Action  Bolt/Short
BBL Length  26 inches
Overall Length  46 1/2 inches
Avg. Weight  7 3/8 lbs.
Stock Material  Synthetic
Stock Finish  Matte Black
BBL Material  Carbon Steel
BBL Finish  Matte Blued