New: Walther PDP Pro-E

Walther’s new PDP Pro-E handgun, available in full-size and compact versions, bridges the gap between the company’s standard PDP and PDP Pro models.

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posted on June 27, 2024
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About the new PDP Pro-E, Walther said it is “a firearm that combines precision, handling and adaptability in a single package.” The 20-round full-size PDP Pro-E is pictured above, also available is a compact 18-round model.
Photo courtesy of Walther Arms

New from Walther Arms is the PDP Pro-E, which is described by the company as a “hybrid” model intended to occupy the space between the standard PDP and PDP Pro handguns. Chambered in 9 mm Luger, the PDP Pro-E is available in full-size with a 4½-inch barrel and 20-round capacity, along with a compact four-inch barrel version with 18-round capacity.

A well-rounded firearm, the PDP Pro-E is designed to provide solid handling, accuracy and control, along with ample magazine capacity.

Walther PDP Pro-E
The optics-ready Walther PDP Pro-E handgun is available in full-size (top) and compact models, both chambered in 9 mm Luger with 20- and 18-round capacities, respectively.

 

An optics-ready handgun, the PDP Pro-E is built to accommodate red dots, holographic sights or other optics. The PDP Pro-E also features a performance duty texture for a secure and comfortable grip.

As for the trigger, the PDP Pro-E is equipped with a flat-faced trigger sporting a polymer trigger-shoe.

Conveniently positioned for thumb operation, the magazine release is reversible for right- or left-hand operation.

PDP Pro-E full-size
The full-size PDP Pro-E has a 4½-inch barrel, with overall length at eight inches and 6.9-inch sight radius.

 

The aluminum magwell will help with smooth magazine changes, while the polymer magazine extensions give the PDP Pro-E a 20-round capacity (18-round capacity for the compact model).

SuperTerrain Serrations on the slide allow for quicker and more responsive hands-on engagement with the pistol.

Walther PDP Pro-E rear and side views
The overall width of the full-size PDP Pro-E handgun is 1.34 inches, while the weight with an empty magazine is 26.8 ounces.

 

The PDP Pro-E also has a black nitride finish.

“With the PDP Pro-E, we’ve successfully bridged the gap in performance between our standard PDP and the high-performance PDP Pro SD. It’s a testament to our unwavering commitment to innovation and providing the ultimate shooting experience,” Jens Krogh, vice president of marketing and product development for Walther Arms, Inc., said. “This firearm represents a new era of precision, customization, and performance that brings enthusiasts and professionals closer to the pinnacle of handgun technology. At Walther, we’re dedicated to closing the performance divide, and the Pro-E is a shining example of this mission.”

MSRP for both the full-size and compact models of the Walther Arms PDP Pro-E is $779. Go to waltherarms.com.

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