No lenses are better equipped to withstand the rigors of demanding shooting better than the Leica-R series. Combining optical excellence with time-tested durability and performance, this zoom encompasses a most useful focal length range. Landscapes, candids, portraits and travel scenarios will all look their best when shot with the 35-70 Vario Elmar-R. FEATURES INCLUDE: Optimum optical performance even in extremes of -13 to 140 degrees F. All components protected against corrosion. Excellent resilience to high impact.