Excerpt: Of all the lenses in Nikon's range, their 80-400mm offering has been long overdue an update for quite some time. The old lens had a reputation for being slow slow and clunky. Thankfully this new lens couldn't easily be labelled as either of these thanks to the inclusion of a silent wave autofocus motor, Nano-Crystal coating to help control flare and Vibration reduction technology. However, it does cost around £2200.
Pros: Excellent sharpness, Fast silent focusing, Very low CA, Low distortion, Weather sealed, Effective VR system
Cons: Could be considered expensive at current prices