It looks like you're new here. If you want to get involved, click one of these buttons!
I would doubt it as well. Nikon has said many times it doesn't beleive moderate Tele to wide lenses under F/4 need VR. The 24-70 is probably a few years away from being updated as well. The Tameron that PitchBlack mentioned is a very nice lens. That is probably the best option for you.