The Swarovski Z8i 2.3-18×56 offers an incredible 8x magnification that allows this scope to be utilized in almost any circumstance that may arise. This line of Swarovski scopes will push the bonds of scope technology like never before. It has incredible clarity and 93% light transmission that can only truly be understood by looking through one. This is made possible with the highest imaginable glass quality and Swarovski’s state of the art coatings. The slim 30mm tube size is not overly cumbersome and gives this scope a very elegant look upon the rifle that it is mated with. It also features the optional BTF (ballistic turret flex) for both elevation and windage adjustments, which can be installed without the need for extra tools. The 2.3-18x magnification on this scope lends well to a variety of situations that include the driving hunt. In this particular circumstance speed and low magnification are needed to hit game that may spot you before you spot them. However you must also be wary of game that is farther away. This creates a particular challenge for hunters, but not any longer as the 2.3-18x Z8i is perfectly suited to both situations with a quick turn of the throw lever.