Sig Sauer unveils M400 TREAD rifle (VIDEO)

The M400 TREAD delivers a 5.56 NATO chambered rifle with accessories to elevate its design. (Photo: Sig Sauer)

Sig Sauer unleashed a new rifle, announcing the M400 TREAD platform created as an entry level platform with a premium feel.

The M400 TREAD offers an optics-ready aluminum frame paired with a 16-inch stainless steel barrel and free-floating M-LOK handguard. The rifle features a single-stage polished/hard-coat trigger and ambidextrous controls. The 5.56 chambered M400 TREAD uses an M-LOK style handguard and Magpul SL-K 6-position telescoping stock alongside a mid-length gas system.

“Sig Sauer has created a premium rifle, at a moderate price point, that is packed with innovation and flexibility, and does not sacrifice the quality that our consumers demand from Sig,” Tom Taylor, Chief Marketing Officer, and Executive Vice President Sig Sauer, said in a news release. “The base model of the TREAD is loaded with features that would be considered costly upgrades from our competitors base model.”

Sig Sauer offers a variety of accessories for the rifle to allow for customization. (Photo: Sig Sauer)

Sig Sauer also announced the launch of TREAD branded accessories allowing consumers to fully customize their M400 TREAD set-up. The accessories are interchangeable and require no special tools or gunsmithing to install. The new accessories include a 13-inch and 15-inch M-LOK handguard, ROMEO 5 Optic, Adjustable flip-up sights, single-stage trigger, ambidextrous charging handle, three chamber compensator, M-LOK front sight adapter, M-LOK hand-stop kit, and M-LOK vertical grip kit.

“It was important to us that TREAD owners had the freedom to easily, and affordably, tailor their rifle for their preferences. With this launch, we have created a full line of TREAD branded accessories that gives our consumers the freedom to grow, and customize their TREAD rifle,” commented Taylor. “This rifle, combined with the accessories, both premium Sig Sauer products offered at a budget-friendly price, will set a new standard for the industry, and our entire TREAD brand can best be defined as the new face of freedom.”

The TREAD and its branded accessories are available now with the M400 TREAD retailing for $951.

The M400 TREAD is outfitted with a Magpul SL-K stock as well as an M-LOK handguard. (Photo: Sig Sauer)

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