by NRA Staff - Friday, May 14, 2010
Smith & Wesson announced its newest line of personal protection pistols at the NRA Annual Meetings and Exhibits in Charlotte, N.C., called the SD series. Available in both 9 mm and .40 S&W, the pistols are polymer-framed, striker-fired pistols with 4'-inch barrels and Tritium Night Sights. Both pistols are available in standard and "low-capacity" configurations, with standard holding 16+1 rounds and low-capacity 10+1.
The complete specifications of the SD9/SD40 Standards come courtesy of Smith & Wesson:
Manufacturer: Smith & Wesson; (800) 331-0852; smith-wesson.com
Caliber: 9 mm or .40 S&W
Action Type: Striker fired, semi-automatic pistol
Frame: PolymerBarrel: Stainless steel, 4"
Magazine: 10 or 16-round detachable box
Sights: Front Tritium Night Sight, Rear Steel Fixed-Dot
Trigger: Double action
Grips: Textured Polymer
Overall Length: 7 1/5''
Width: 1 1/3''
Weight: 22.7 ozs.
Suggested Retail Price: $530
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