Taurus USA’s expansion of its 1911 line will incorporate the popular Commander-sized model and a compact Taurus 1911 Officer.

The Taurus 1911 .45 ACP Commander with its 8+1 capacity, has a shorter profile than traditional full-sized 1911s with its 4.2-inch barrel, but it maintains a full-sized grip that provides a positive grip purchase, making it perfect for carry, self defense or home use. The 1911 .45 ACP Commander features a monochromatic black on black finish, Novak drift adjustable front and rear sights, checkered black grips and extended beavertail that offers comfortable shooting with great control. The Commander is easily customized as it is built with industry standard components.

Taurus 1911 .45 ACP Commander Specifications:

Caliber: .45 ACP

Capacity: 8+1

Finish: Matte black

Grips: Checkered black

Firing System: Hammer

Action Type: Single-action only

Sights: Novak drift adjustable Front and Rear

Slide Material: Carbon Steel

Slide Finish: Matte Black

Overall Length: 7.9 inches

Overall Width: 1.3 inches

Overall Height: 5.7 inches

Barrel Length: 4¼ inches

Weight: 38 ounces

Includes: Owners manual, two magazines

MSRP: $609


The 1911 aficionado will recognize the Taurus 1911 Officer model in .45 ACP as the perfect sidearm for personal protection or off-duty carry. This concealable 6+1 round pistol offers reliable carry with an affordable pricetag.  The 3½-inch barrel is the shortest in the Taurus 1911 line with an overall length of 7.2 inches, making it the perfect companion for carry, self defense or home use. The pistol features a discreet black on black finish, Novak drift adjustable front and rear sights and checkered black grips.

Taurus 1911 Officer Specifications:

Caliber: .45 ACP

Capacity: 6+1

Finish: Matte Black

Grips: Checkered Black

Firing System: Hammer

Action Type: Single Action Only

Sights: Novak drift adjustable Front and Rear

Slide Material: Carbon Steel

Slide Finish: Matte Black

Overall Length: 7.2 inches

Overall Width: 1½ inches

Overall Height: 5.1 inches

Barrel Length: 3½ inches

Weight: 35 ounces

Includes: Owners manual, 1 magazine

MSRP: $609

For more information, visit www.taurususa.com.