NRA Gun of the Week: Kimber EVO SP Custom Shop Pistol

posted on June 22, 2019

Known primarily for its M1911-style pistols, Kimber Mfg., Inc., earlier this year released a double-action-only, striker-fired subcompact pistol chambered for 9 mm Luger. Weighing in at 19 ozs. (empty), Kimber’s EVO SP Custom Shop pistol boasts features tailored for personal protection and deep concealment. A Kimpro II Charcoal Gray finish covers the aluminum frame while the stainless steel slide features a treatment rendering it in a black finish designed to withstand the rigors of hard use. For more information, watch the NRA Gun of the Week video hosted by American Rifleman's David Herman.

Manufacturer: Kimber Mfg., Inc.
Model: EVO SP (CS)
Chambering: 9 mm Luger
Action Type: recoil-operated, semi-automatic center-fire pistol
Frame: aluminum; KimPro II Charcoal Gray finish
Slide: stainless steel; FNC Black finish
Barrel: 3.16”
Sights: three-dot, Tritium
Trigger: striker-fired, double-action-only; 7-lb. pull
Magazine: 7-round detachable box
Weight: 19 ozs. (empty)
MSRP: $1,047

Additional Reading:
Editors’ Picks 2019: Kimber EVO SP (CS) Pistol
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