Make You New Year Resolution to Slim Down with Walther PPS M2

Walther PPS M2 pistol left side

Lightweight and easily concealed should not mean you have to sacrifice knockdown power or reliability. Looking for a new carry gun? Walther has the answer with the introduction of its new PPS M2 for 2016. The PPS M2 is available in 9mm or .40 S&W. The PPS M2 9mm LE Edition comes equipped with phosphoric sights and 3 magazines.

Walther metal logo Here is the full release from Walther. New to the Walther line of personal protection pistols is the PPS M2, an innovative new 9mm pistol that sets the bar for ergonomics and comfort for concealed carry. The new PPS M2 is engineered for the concealed carry shooter looking for a slim 9mm that provides superior concealability while maintaining comfort and accuracy. The new PPS M2 is built to carry, measuring in at 1 inch wide, low profile and smooth features. This coupled with a new push button style magazine release for easy operation, highlights some of the changes from the Classic PPS to the new M2.

The new PPS M2 is equipped with a smooth, light 6.1 lb trigger pull, which improves control and accuracy. The PPS M2 can be the perfect fit for every shooter with Carl Walther signature ergonomics, that have become a staple in 21st Century Walther Arms. The PPS M2 is also available in an LE edition with phosphoric sights.

Walther PPS M2 pistol left side
Walther PPS M2

Adam Blalock, Walther Arms CEO stated, “I have been really excited about the PPS M2 since the beginning of its development. The PPS Classic has been my everyday carry gun for years. It’s a great gun and the idea of improving on the original was challenging … but our team has done it. The engineering enhancements and modifications that create the new M2 truly elevate this pistol into a class of its own.”

Adding the PPS M2 to the Walther handgun line is a prime example of Walther’s dedication to continued innovation and customer focus in the fast growing personal protection industry. The PPS M2 will be available in retail stores in early 2016 and The Shooter’s Log will have a review soon so keep checking back. It will also be available to test at Industry Day at the Range at SHOT Show and viewing on the showroom floor during the show in Las Vegas, NV January 18th – 22nd. For more information on the PPS M2, visit

Walther is the premier provider of personal protection and recreational firearms of various calibers ranging from .22 to .45. With a vast devotion for continued innovation and customer focus in a fast growing industry, Walther Arms engineers products that are Built for Life.

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Comments (12)

  1. Hello Andrew, I wasn’t trying to say I didn’t like the newer M2. I like the changes but would have preferred the paddle mag release be retained. Or, as in the P99, offer both the M1 “Classic” and M2 designs. Unfortunately I think the N. American market has dictated that they will not offer the M1 any more. Sadness.
    As to your offer to sell, I’m honestly not in a position to buy at this time. Money goes to home & family first. Then toys. And momma said I’ve got enough toys for now. LoL. Honestly, I’m should try to convince her to switch to the PPX from her Ruger LC9. It’s a fine shooting pistol but I really dislike it’s weird ‘sort of’ DAO. Trigger only releases the hammer but doesn’t cock it. The cartridge has to fire or you must rack it manually to reset the hammer! If it ever doesn’t go BANG for her she would not do well trying to re-set (and lose a precious round). Not to mention the ridiculously long trigger pull on the 1st gen. I did put a Gallaway trigger mod on it which helped but still…
    So, maybe I CAN talk her into it…

  2. We like our PPX, and it’s fun to shoot. Very ergonomic, although it has quite a bit of muzzle flip and it’s really picky on ammunition. I think we’ve had more malfunctions with it than any of our other guns, so neither of us see it as a viable EDC. My wife sticks with her Beretta and I with my Glock.

    Sorry, but this article seems like a bit of a shameless advertisement. I don’t know that I would go along with Walther being “the premier provider of personal protection and recreational firearms.”

    1. Mikial, sorry to hear you have an unreliable PPX. I don’t have one but am extremely surprised that it is a picky eater. I have two Walthers (P88 & P99) and have had absolutely no issues whatsoever – ever.
      That being said, nothing is perfect. Have you considered sending it back to Walthers for a thorough inspection? But I guess even if the problem is found, it will always be cause for apprehension so maybe you should sell it.
      I’m not defending Walther firearms. I own them along with many other fine firearms. But your comments seem purposed to cast a shadow on the brand. Especially the “shameless ad” line.

    2. @Juan

      Not really a shadow on the brand. As I said, it’s a fun shooter. And the “shameless ad” line applies more to the article than Walther.

    1. The PPS has always has a polymer frame.

      Perhaps you’re simply confused and meant the PPK, which is certainly famous (thanks to the James Bond movie franchise) but not necessarily great.

  3. Call me odd, but I want one in M1 configuration. I love my P99 AS M1 and have absolutely no problem with the “dual paddle” release lever. I don’t understand the dislike many have for this style release. I find it quicker.
    My older P88 has a traditional release button but is also ambidextrous and I find myself using the right button with my right index finger more often than not – as I do with the M1 paddle on my P99. (I’m Right handed)
    I find the single sided button to be archaic and scratch my head as to why manufacturers won’t adopt the simple “go-through” ambi-button design. I know some have but not enough. Fear of inadvertent mag drop from accidental contact?? If so, then that takes us back to the M1 paddle design…

    1. I just purchased the “Classic” as it is now called, and haven’t shot one round with it. I purchased it from Cabelas for $499.99, case, smaller grip extension, 6 and 7 round mags. I asked Walther if a new model was coming-out and they told me no. However, I like the changes and the mag release better than the classic. Make me an offer, and I’ll also have it appraised by an FFL to ensure you that it is NEW, and NEVER been shot, as I would want the same (my out of pocket expense).

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