Steyr L40-A1Now Available in USA

    STEYR L40-A1

    Steyr announced the LA40-A1 pistol is now available in the United States of America.  The pistol is chambered in .40 S&W and is based on the 9mm L9-A1 that was introduced in 2013.

    The pistol has a 12 round magazine and a 4.5″ barrel.  The gun uses a polymer frame.  It has a double-action trigger and is striker-fired.  Steyr is marketing the gun as a duty pistol and sporting handgun.  MSRP is $560.

    Model: L-A1
    Purpose: Service, sporting, target shooting
    Manufacturer: Steyr Mannlicher GmbH
      Kleinraming, Austria
    Importer: Steyr Arms, Inc.
      2530 Morgan Rd.
    Bessemer, AL 35022
    (205) 417-8644
    Operation: Semiautomatic
    Caliber: 9x19mm Luger, .40 S&W
    Slide material: Steel
    Magazine type/capacity: Double-stack steel box/17 rnd. (9mm), 12 rnd. (.40)
    Barrel: 4.52-inch cold-hammer-forged
    Rifling: Conventional, 6 grooves, RH twist
    Sights: Drift-adjustable trapezoidal
    Finish: Mannox
    Trigger type: Reset Action System (DAO with integrated safety)
    Pull weight: 5.5 pounds
    Frame material: Reinforced polymer
    Checkering: Anti-slip stippled texture
    Weight, empty: 28.8 ounces (29.6 ounces L40-A1)
    Overall length: 7.9 inches
    Height: 5.1 inches
    Width: 1.2 inches
    Included accessories: Owners manual, lockable box, extra magazine
    MSRP: $560
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