Leica today has officially announced the new Super-Vario-Elmar-SL 16–35mm f/3.5–4.5 ASPH Lens for Leica SL mirrorless system cameras. The US price for this lens is $5,495.00, you can pre-order at B&H Photo Video.
Group portraits, landscapes, and architecture: Whenever the scene demands a wider view, the Leica Super-Vario-Elmar-SL 16–35 f/3.5–4.5 ASPH. is the perfect wide-angle lens for capturing it all. With a range of focal lengths from 16 to 35 mm, this high-performance lens expands the spectrum of the existing portfolio of SL zoom lenses into the super wide-angle range.
Reliable under all conditions – As is the case with all other components of the SL-System, the Super-Vario-Elmar-SL 16–35 f/3.5–4.5 ASPH. is designed and constructed to meet the special demands of professional photography. Made in Germany, the robust construction of this lens and its AquaDura® lens coating make it ideal for use in even the most unfavorable conditions.Improved mount geometry and high-quality coating ensure optimum suppression of reflections and stray light within the optical system.