FAIRFAX, Va. -(Ammoland.com)- The third iteration of the CZ Scorpion submachine gun was unveiled in 2009 as the EVO 3 A1, and this year the Czech gunmaker introduced a semi-automatic pistol version of that selective-fire carbine—the EVO 3 S1.
Featuring simple blowback operation and chambered for the prevalent 9 mm Luger cartridge, the pistol is essentially identical to its rifle brother, just without the buttstock and the capacity for fully-automatic fire.
Constructed of polymer and steel, the S1 has an overall length of just over 16” and weighs roughly 5 lbs.
The gun features numerous Picatinny rail sections for the installation of optics and accessories, bilateral safety selectors and magazine releases and a non-reciprocating charging handle that can be installed on either side of the pistol. Watch the video hosted by American Rifleman's Kelly Young to learn more about the CZ Scorpion EVO 3 S1 pistol. For more, visit cz-usa.com.
- Importer: CZ-USA
- Model: Scorpion EVO 3 S1
- Action: blowback-operated, semi-automatic pistol
- Caliber: 9 mm Luger
- Magazine: 20-round-capacity, detachable box
- Frame: reinforced polymer
- Barrel: 7.72”, 6-groove, 1:9.8” RH twist
- Sights: adjustable, low-profile post front, aperture rear
- Trigger: 9-lb., 11-oz.
- Length of Pull: 16.5”
- Weight: 5 lbs.
- Accessories: owner’s manual, sight-adjustment tool, two 20-round magazines, pull-through bore cleaner
- MSRP: $849
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