JWT just reviewed the Smith & Wesson M&P45 Shield Performance Center pistol. Worth a read. Now, Smith’s announced a new M&P45 Shield M2.0 with an integrated Crimson Trace Laser. A big plus: the new gun will also come with the much improved M2.0 trigger as standard equipment. And it has a very reasonable MSRP of only $499. Here’s their press release:
M&P Shield M2.0 .45 Auto with Integrated Crimson Trace Laser
Smith & Wesson Corp. today announced that it has expanded its M&P Shield M2.0 pistol series with the addition of the new M&P®45 Shield™ M2.0 pistol with integrated Crimson Trace® red and green laser, chambered in .45 Auto. An ideal choice for those looking for a concealed carry firearm in a larger caliber, the new M&P45 Shield M2.0 pistol builds off of the proven M&P Shield M2.0 pistol series, providing confidence and reliable performance, day or night, in a slim, lightweight, and easy-to-carry profile.
The M&P45 Shield M2.0 pistol with integrated Crimson Trace red and green laser delivers all of the familiar M&P Shieldpistol operating features, including a slim profile and 18-degree grip angle for a natural point of aim. The M&P45 Shield M2.0 with integrated laser features two laser modes and ambidextrous laser activation. The pistol is designed with a compact 3.3” barrel and the enhanced M2.0 feature set, including a light, crisp trigger and the M2.0 aggressive grip texture for enhanced control. The M&P45 Shield M2.0 pistol ships with two magazines: one seven round extended grip magazine, and one six round flush magazine.
The M&P45 Shield M2.0 pistol with integrated Crimson Trace red laser has an MSRP of $499, while the configuration with integrated Crimson Trace green laser has an MSRP of $549.
For more information about the M&P Shield M2.0 family of pistols, including spec sheets and images, please click here.
About Smith & Wesson
Smith & Wesson Corp. is a provider of quality firearms for personal protection, target shooting and hunting in the global consumer and professional markets. Smith & Wesson is world famous for its handguns and long guns sold under the Smith & Wesson®, Performance Center®, M&P®, Thompson/Center Arms™, and Gemtech® brands. Through its Manufacturing Services Division, Smith & Wesson Corp. also provides forging, machining, and precision plastic injection molding services to a wide variety of consumer goods companies. For more information on Smith & Wesson, call (800) 331-0852 or log on to www.smith-wesson.com.