New news-They are now being sold by B&H (under Gitzo,not Manfrotto-although Bogen is the distributor company).B&H has no images,specs,or details listed with them.

only the prices(the lowest being around $270.00 U.S.-for one that can hold about 4.5 lbs) and that they are special order.
They are refferred to as "sport Basalt tripods","reporter",etc.