Kahr K40 Elite - Style # K4048, Kahr Shop/ Pistols

K40 Elite

K4048 (3.5" Barrel)
Polished stainless steel, Elite 2003
MSRP: $932.00

Premium Series
Caliber: .40 S&W
Capacity: 6+1
Operation: Trigger cocking DAO; lock breech; "Browning - type" recoil lug; passive striker block; no magazine disconnect
Barrel: 3.5", polygonal rifling; 1 - 16 right-hand twist
Length O/A: 6.1"
Height: 4.55"
Slide Width: .94"
Weight: Pistol 24.1 ounces, Magazine 1.9 ounces
Grips: Wraparound, textured soft polymer
Sights: Drift adjustable, white bar-dot combat sights
Finish: Polished stainless steel
Magazines: 3 - 6 rd, Stainless

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Elite 2003
The polished stainless steel finish and laser etching on the frame are available on all Kahr Elite 2003 pistols - the K9, MK9, K40 and the MK40. The lustrous finish complements our innovative designs and solid construction. The magazine well is beveled for easier magazine reloading. The feed ramp on the barrel is polished to a high luster to insure reliable feeding with all types of ammo. Laser engraving on the frame provides the finishing touch to the polished stainless steel - for an appearance as impressive as its capabilities.

Product Specifications

Specifications Comparison (.40 S&W Stainless Frame Models)
ModelT40K40MK40
Caliber .40 S&W
Capacity 7+1 6+1 5+1, 6+1 (magazine with grip extension)
Operation Trigger cocking DAO; lock breech; "Browning - type" recoil lug; passive striker block; no magazine disconnect
Barrel 4.0", polygonal rifling; 1 - 16 right-hand twist 3.5", polygonal rifling; 1 - 16 right-hand twist 3.0", polygonal rifling; 1 - 16 right-hand twist
Length O/A 6.6" 6.1" 5.35"
Height 5.0" 4.55" 4.0"
Slide Width .94"
Weight Pistol 27 ounces,
Magazine 2.1 ounces
Pistol 24.1 ounces,
Magazine 1.9 ounces
Pistol 23.1 ounces,
Magazine 1.9 ounces
Grips Checkered Hogue PAU FERRO wood grips Wraparound, textured soft polymer Wraparound, textured hard nylon
Sights Drift adjustable, white bar-dot combat sights
KT4043N: Rear low profile 2-dot tritium sight, front tritium sight
Drift adjustable, white bar-dot combat sights
(tritium night sights optional)
Drift adjustable, white bar-dot combat sights
(tritium night sights optional)
Finish Matte stainless steel Matte stainless steel (K4043), Matte blackened stainless steel (K4044), Polished stainless steel (K4048) Matte stainless steel (M4043), Polished stainless steel (M4048)
Magazines 3 - 7 rd, Stainless 3 - 6 rd, Stainless 2 - 5 rd flush floorplate & 1 - 6 rd extended grip
* Specifications subject to change without notice