SIG SAUER® Launches Next generation Of The SAS™ Pistols

Published Date: 2/11/2009


SUMMARY – SIG SAUER, manufacturer of firearms for the military, law enforcement, and commercial markets has introduced the next generation of SIG Anti-Snag (SAS™) GEN 2 semi-automatic handguns for the concealed carry market. The snag-free profile allows the user to draw from concealed holsters and other concealed carry options without catching on clothing or gear. The new generation features the SIG SAUER Short Reset Trigger (SRT™) which produces shorter trigger travel with greater control and at the same level of safety found in all SIG SAUER SAS handguns. MSRP for the P220 Compact and Carry SAS and P229 SAS GEN 2 is $1,053.00 for black and $1,093.00 for two-tone. The P239 SAS retails for $989.00 for black and $1,029.00 for two-tone.

EXETER, NH – SIG SAUER, the leading manufacturer of commercial, law enforcement, and military firearms, introduces the next generation in concealed carry with the SAS™ (SIG Anti-Snag™) GEN 2 family of semi-automatic handguns.

SIG SAUER announced the new family of SAS GEN 2 semi-auto pistols in response to increased demand and the growing market for concealed carry products. SAS availability will be found in the P229, P239, P220 Carry and the P220 Compact models. The new GEN 2 handguns feature SIG SAUER’s SRT™ (Short Reset Trigger) System and short trigger. SIG Engineers designed the SRT System to provide the same level of safety and smooth trigger travel of the SIG DA/SA, incorporating a reset that is 60% shorter than standard triggers. The result produces significantly shorter trigger travel and delivers superior control during high-speed shooting.