Smith & Wesson is releasing a new version of their popular carry pistol chambered in .45 ACP.
The M&P45 Shield trades a little bit larger size for a lot more stopping power. The .45 measures in at Length – 6.45″, Width – 1.05″ , Height – 4.88″ VS. the 9mm’s 6.1″, Width – 0.95″, Height – 4.6″. The new M&P 45 also has a 6+1 capacity and 7+1 with an extended magazine making it competitive in its class.
The M&P45 Shield has a suggested retail of $479 and it should be available at dealers very soon. Until then you can watch the video below to see the key features of this compact .45.