New: Smith & Wesson Performance Center M&P9 M2.0 Competitor Pistol

This metal-framed 9 mm pistol is built for competition right out of the box

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posted on November 29, 2022
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Above: Smith & Wesson’s new Performance Center M&P9 M2.0 Competitor, two-tone version ($999).
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Smith & Wesson has added a high-spec Performance Center variant to its M&P metal-framed 9 mm pistol lineup that’s designed for competitive shooters.

Jerry Miculek
Jerry Miculek with the new Smith & Wesson Performance Center M&P9 M2.0 Competitor 9 mm pistol, which boasts several upgrades for competition use.

 

Built for competition right out of the box, Smith & Wesson said the Performance Center M&P9 M2.0 Competitor is “designed to give competitive shooters the edge.” Most of the additions from the Performance Center are sport-centric, including a five-inch barrel, flared magwell, oversized mag release and similar upgrades.

As for the frame, it is made of aluminum. The slide is cut for optics and includes a fiber-optic front sight, along with a blacked-out and serrated rear sight. Also sporting lightening cuts on its top and sides, the slide’s reduced weight should help improve the recoil balance point.

PERFORMANCE CENTER M&P9 M2.0 COMPETITOR
Four models are available in 10+1 or 17+1 capacities with a Tungsten Gray Cerakote or Black Armornite slide finish.

 

In addition, the oversized mag release is reversible for both right- and left-handed users. The Competitor pistol ships with four magazines. Four interchangeable palmswell grip inserts are also included.

PERFORMANCE CENTER M&P9 M2.0 COMPETITOR 2 Tone 17 Rounds
Regarding the M2.0 flat-faced trigger, with consistent finger placement, Smith & Wesson said it “allows for more accurate and repeatable shooting.”

 

Four models of the Competitor are available, including 17- and 10-round versions and two color options.

MSRP is $999 for all four models of the Smith & Wesson Performance Center M&P9 M2.0 Competitor pistol. Learn more at smith-wesson.com.

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