Browning Announces 6.8 Western Caliber Offerings for the X-Bolt Rifle

Browning has just announced that the 6.8 Western Caliber is coming to their X-Bolt rifles.

From Browning:

January 15, 2021 — Browning introduces the new 6.8 Western caliber in multiple X-Bolt configurations. The 6.8 Western was designed to be the ultimate all-around long-range hunting cartridge and the Browning X-Bolt is an ideal delivery vehicle. The 6.8 Western delivers magnum performance from a short-action magnum cartridge with less recoil than its long-action counterparts.


  • Long-range magnum performance in a short-action rifle
  • Designed to use heavy caliber, high BC bullets
  • Carries 1,000 ft. lbs. of energy to almost 1,000 yards

X-Bolt Offerings:

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