SIG Sauer adds the 716i TREAD in .308 WIN to the TREAD rifle series

Many were waiting for it, and here it is: a direct impingement AR-10 platform adds to the SIG Sauer TREAD rifle series. The new 716i TREAD is chambered in .308 WIN and joins the 5.56mm version introduced a couple of years ago, the M400 TREAD, and its pistol version, the 5.56mm M400 TREAD Pistol. Just like its siblings, the 716i TREAD  is easily customizable with existing TREAD branded accessories and is designed for long range shooting and hunting while maintaining a lightweight design. 

SIG Sauer 716i TREAD rifle left side view
The SIG Sauer 716i TREAD features a lightweight forged aluminum receiver.
SIG Sauer 716i TREAD rifle right side view
The barrel is 16”/406 mm. Note the Magpul SL-K six-position adjustable stock.

SIG Sauer 716i TREAD rifle in .308 WIN – Details

Tom Taylor, Chief Marketing Officer and Executive Vice President, Commercial Sales, explains: “The 716i TREAD brings the power of the AR-10 platform to the TREAD series and is an exciting expansion to the line. The rifle is lightweight with premium features right out of the box, and consumers can anticipate an affordable price point below $1400 in stores.”

The SIG Sauer 716i TREAD features a lightweight forged aluminum receiver, a precision nitride coated finish and is optics ready. A carbon steel barrel, ambidextrous controls, a free floating M-LOK handguard, a two-stage Matchlite Duo Trigger, and a Magpul SL-K six-position adjustable stock complete the equipment. The rifle comes with one 20-round magazine. In the US The SIG Sauer 716i TREAD is currently shipping and available for purchase.

SIG Sauer 716i TREAD in video

SIG Sauer 716i TREAD – Specs and price

Caliber: 

.308 Win

Operating system: 

direct impingement

Barrel Length:

16”/406 mm

Barrel Twist: 

1:10”

Overall Length: 

37”/940 mm

Overall Height: 

8”/203 mm

Overall Width: 

2.5”/64 mm

Weight (incl. Magazine): 

8.5 lb/3850 g

Price: 
under 1400 USD

Complete product specs and information for the 716i TREAD are available at sigsauer.com.