Taurus has its first entry into the handgun caliber carbine market with the CT G2. Available in 9mm, .40 S&W, and .45 ACP, the carbine from Taurus includes a full length Picatinny rail for mounting optics or other accessories, an adjustable rear and fixed front sight and an ambidextrous magazine slide release. The rifle has an overall length of just over 31 inches, with a 16 inch barrel. Ammunition capacity ranges from 34+1 in 9mm to 15+1 in .40 and 10+1 in .45 ACP. The weight varies from just over eight to 9.25 pounds, depending on caliber.
From the press release: “Developed in conjunction with leading military and law enforcement personnel, the all-new Taurus Carbine CT G2 takes command of any situation. Already heralded around the world for its top-end performance, reliability and workmanship— this impressive carbine is now available in the USA.
The Carbine CT G2 is built to last with hybrid aluminum polymer, reinforced steel frame, black anodized finish and high-strength polymer lower receiver reinforced with steel. Flat top aluminum upper receiver with built-in Picatinny rail allows for further customization. Additional features include a two-position safety/fire selector, adjustable rear sight, fixed front sight and ambidextrous slide catch.”