Remington Adds the Versatile 7mm Remington Ultra Magnum to its Popular Model 700™SPS Line of Bolt Action Rifles

Madison, N.C. – The Model 700 SPS is rapidly becoming one of the nation’s most popular hunting rifles. The Model 700 SPS (Special Purpose Synthetic) offers everything hunters admire about the legendary Model 700, all at an extremely affordable price. From the rock-solid receiver design to the famous “three rings of steel”, the Model 700 SPS offers the unrivaled out-of-the-box accuracy and high-end performance you've come to expect from America’s most popular bolt-action centerfire rifle. New for 2008, the Model 700 SPS and Model 700 SPS Stainless will be available in the high-performance 7mm Remington Ultra Magnum.

At velocities over 3400fps, the 7mm Remington Ultra Magnum is one of the flattest-shooting big game cartridges available to hunters; not to mention the complete versatility available with the our new 7mm Remington Ultra Magnum Power Level™ ammunition. Its “Three Guns in One” adaptability allows hunters the ability to quickly tailor their loads to provide performance levels of full-bore 7mm Remington Ultra Magnum, 7mm Remington Magnum and 270Win/280 Remington.

The Model 700 SPS features an improved, ergonomically designed synthetic stock for better handling and enhanced overall functionality. Both carbon and stainless steel barrels are clean without sights and receivers are drilled and tapped for scope mounts. All exterior metalwork features a matte bead-blasted finish. Standard features also include a patented Remington recoil pad, a hinged floor plate magazine, and swivel studs.

Offerings for 2008 are as Follows:
 Remington Model 700 CDL
 Model  700 SPS  700 SPS Stainless
 Action  Bolt - Long Action Magnum  Bolt - Short Action
 BBL Length  26 inch  26 inch
 Overall Length  46 1/2 inches  46 1/2 inches
 Stock Material  Synthetic  Synthetic
 Stock Finish  Black  Black
 BBL Material  Carbon Steel  416 Stainless Steel
 BBL Finish  Matte  Bead Blasted Stainless
 Avg. Weight  7 5/8 lbs.  7 5/8 lbs.