NRA Gun of the Week: Smith & Wesson M&P9 M2.0 Pistol

by
posted on July 29, 2017

The striker-fired, semi-automatic M&P9 M2.0 from Smith & Wesson provides users with enhanced features over its predecessor. For example, the frame of the second-generation M&P9 has been augmented to lower the height of the bore’s axis, and an extended, stainless-steel chassis adds to the frame’s strength and rigidity. The polymer frame anchors in the hand by way of improved texturing, and the gun’s interchangeable grip inserts (four available) make customization easy. The trigger was also improved to give a lighter and crisper pull with the addition of a more tactile and audible reset. In his 2017 feature story, American Rifleman’s Brian Sheetz wrote, “For the many civilian shooters who have already hitched their wagons to the Smith & Wesson brand—and to the M&P banner and the polymer pistols that represent it—the M&P M2.0 should prove pleasantly reassuring.” To learn more about the Smith & Wesson M&P9 M2.0, check out week’s NRA Gun of the Week video hosted by American Rifleman’s Christopher Olsen.



Specifications:
Manufacturer: Smith & Wesson
Model: M&P9 M2.0
Chambering: 9 mm Luger
Action Type: recoil-operated, semi-automatic center-fire pistol
Frame: polymer
Slide: stainless steel, Armornite finish
Barrel: stainless steel, 4.25”; 1:10” RH twist, Armornite finish
Magazine: 17-round detachable box
Sights: white, three-dot
Trigger: double-action; 6-lb., 4-oz. pull
Weight: 24.7 ozs.
MSRP: $599

Additional Reading:

Smith & Wesson’s New Meat & Potatoes Pistol: The M&P M2.0 
Tested: Smith & Wesson’s M&P M2.0 Pistol


 

 

Latest

The Armed Citizen
The Armed Citizen

The Armed Citizen® July 19, 2024

Read today's "The Armed Citizen" entry for real stories of law-abiding citizens, past and present, who used their firearms to save lives.

Gun Of The Week: Military Armament Corp. MAC 2 Tactical Wood

Watch American Rifleman editors on the range to learn about the MAC 2 Tactical Wood, a semi-automatic shotgun from Military Armament Corporation.

The Flintlock Pocket Pistol: Georgian England's Micro-Compact

The concept of concealed carry is not a modern phenomenon, as evidenced by these flintlock "turn-off" pocket pistols, which were hugely popular at the end of the 18th century.

ATN Corp Introduces 5-Year Warranty On Thermal Optics

ATN Corp. has launched a new, industry-leading five-year warranty on all Generation 5 thermal scopes and Thor LTV thermal scopes purchased through ATN Corp. or any of its authorized dealers.

I Have This Old Gun: Afghan Jezail

In the Middle East, a distinctive style of longrifle emerged that is known today as the jezail, a native name that described the arm's extraordinarily long barrel.

New For 2024: Smith & Wesson Performance Center M&P Carry Comp Series

Smith & Wesson's Carry Comp series brings Performance Center treatments to a number of the company's carry-ready semi-automatics.

Interests



Get the best of American Rifleman delivered to your inbox.