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Kimber's 2017 New Releases

Every year we do our best to give our customers the news on new product releases and we've got a list of updates that are coming from Kimber America for 2017.

A quick summary... Multiple new models including a 6" RMR 10mm 1911, more K6S (revolver) variants, and lower prices!

Last year Kimber updated the Stainless II Family by changing from rubber to wood grips. This year they're changing the front sight from a black low profile sight to a fiber optic sight.

Stainless II Family

Kimber Stainless II Family Updates for 2017

The complete Stainless II family:

Item # UPC Description Caliber Retail
3200330 669278323305 Stainless Ultra Carry II (2017) .45 ACP $891
3200329 669278323299 Stainless Ultra Carry II (2017) 9mm $912
3200324 669278323244 Stainless Pro Carry II (2017) .45 ACP $891
3200323 669278323237 Stainless Pro Carry II (2017) 9mm $912
3200328 669278323282 Stainless II (2017) .45 ACP $891
3200327 669278323275 Stainless II (2017) 9mm $912
3200325 669278323251 Stainless Target II (2017) .45 ACP $980
3200326 669278323268 Stainless Target II (2017) 9mm $1,000

TLE Family

Kimber dropped the Tactical family from the 2017 lineup and overhauled the TLE line to include some of the features from the Tactical series (magazine well) The TLE II line also picked up G10 grips.
Kimber 2017 TLE II Family Updates

The full TLE II family:

Item # UPC Description Caliber Retail
3200341 669278323411 Ultra TLE II .45 ACP $1,007
3200340 669278323404 Pro TLE II .45 ACP $1,007
3200371 669278323718 Pro TLE II (EM) .45 ACP $1,068
3200361 669278323619 ProTLE/RL II .45 ACP $1,102
3200335 669278323350 Custom TLE II .45 ACP $1,007
3200369 669278323695 Custom TLE II (EM) .45 ACP $1,068
3200347 669278323473 Custom TLE II 10mm $1,028
3200336 669278323367 Custom TLE/RL II .45 ACP $1,102
3200370 669278323701 Custom TLE/RL II (EM) .45 ACP $1,164
3200338 669278323381 Custom TLE/RL II 10mm $1,123
3200337 669278323374 Custom TLE/RL II TFS .45 ACP $1,175
3200339 669278323398 Custom TLE/RL II TFS 9mm $1,195
3200348 669278323480 Stainless Ultra TLE II .45 ACP $1,136
3200345 669278323459 Stainless Pro TLE II .45 ACP $1,136
3200344 669278323442 Stainless Pro TLE/RL II .45 ACP $1,232
3200342 669278323428 Stainless TLE II .45 ACP $1,136
3200343 669278323435 Stainless TLE/RL II .45 ACP $1,213

Master Carry Family

The Master Carry Pro is now available in 9mm.
Master Carry Pro 2017

Complete 2017 Master Carry line:

Item # UPC Description Caliber Retail
3000284 669278302843 Master Carry Ultra .45 ACP $1,477
3000283 669278302836 Master Carry Pro .45 ACP $1,477
3000242 669278302423 Master Carry Pro 9mm $1,497
3000282 669278302829 Master Carry Custom .45 ACP $1,477

Raptor Family

Kimber has changed the Ultra Raptor II (and Stainless Ultra Raptor II) and given it a rounded heel frame / mainspring housing.
Kimber Ultra Raptor II 2017

Complete 2017 Raptor Line:

Item # UPC Description Caliber Retail
200378 669278323787 Ultra Raptor II (2017) .45 ACP $1,192
200375 669278323756 Stainless Ultra Raptor II (2017) .45 ACP $1,286
200374 669278323749 Stainless Ultra Raptor II (2017) 9mm $1,307
200118 669278321189 Pro Raptor II .45 ACP $1,192
200195 669278321950 Stainless Pro Raptor II .45 ACP $1,293
200365 669278323657 Stainless Pro Raptor II 9mm $1,313
200117 669278321172 Raptor II .45 ACP $1,334
200181 669278321813 Stainless Raptor II .45 ACP $1,444
200366 669278323664 Stainless Raptor II 9mm $1,464
200128 669278321288 Grand Raptor II .45 ACP $1,512

Special Editions & Custom Shop

There is a new Special Edition Kimber 1911 (3" model) called the Rose Gold Ultra II:
Kimber Rose Gold Ultra II

Another new model is the Camp Guard 10, chambered in 10mm. This model is coated in KimPro II, has custom RMEF carved rosewood grips, rounded heel frame, and tactical wedge night sights:

Kimber Camp Guard II 10mm

The Super Jagare is a pretty exciting new 10mm as well! This features a Leupold Deltapoint Pro red dot sight, 6 inch ported barrel, cross directional serrated front strap and G-10 grips:

Kimber 1911 Super Jagare

The full like of Special Edition Kimber 1911's:

Item # UPC Description Caliber Retail
3200362 669278323626 Sapphire Ultra II .45 ACP 1652
3200273 669278322735 Sapphire Ultra II 9mm 1652
3200298 669278322988 Sapphire Pro II 9mm 1652
3200363 669278323633 Amethyst Ultra II .45 ACP 1652
3200319 669278323190 Amethyst Ultra II 9mm 1652
3200373 669278323732 Rose Gold Ultra II .45 ACP 1652
3200372 669278323725 Rose Gold Ultra II 9mm 1652
3200314 669278323145 Stainless II (Classic Engraved Edition) .45 ACP 1905
3000233 669278302331 Camp Guard 10 10mm 1228

2017 Custom Shop line:

Item # UPC Description Caliber Retail
3000278 669278302782 Super Jägare 10mm $2,688
3200309 669278323091 Super Match II .45 ACP $2,613
3200302 669278323022 Ultra RCP II (LG) .45 ACP $1,652
3000277 669278302775 Classic Carry Pro .45 ACP $1,785
3200263 669278322636 Royal II .45 ACP $1,785
3000299 669278302997 Classic Carry Elite .45 ACP $2,495
3200184 669278321844 Gold Combat II .45 ACP $2,307
3200186 669278321868 Gold Combat RL II .45 ACP $2,405
3200185 669278321851 Gold Combat Stainless II .45 ACP $2,251

CDP Family

The CDP Family was completely overhauled for 2017 as well. It has been changed from a Series II to Series I. The frame is coated in gray KimPro II and the slide small parts are silver KimPro II. It has a flat top slide, think slide serrations and the Ultra models have a flush-cut barrel and rounded heel.

Kimber 2017 CDP Family

The full CDP line:

Item # UPC Description Caliber Retail
3000245 669278302454 Ultra CDP (2017) .45 ACP $1,173
3000256 669278302560 Ultra CDP (2017) 9mm $1,194
3000257 669278302577 Ultra CDP (LG) (2017) .45 ACP $1,473
3000251 669278302515 Ultra+ CDP (2017) .45 ACP $1,173
3000243 669278302430 Pro CDP (2017) .45 ACP $1,173
3000258 669278302584 Pro CDP (2017) 9mm $1,194
3000234 669278302348 Custom CDP (2017) .45 ACP $1,173

Eclipse Family

Like the CDP family the Eclipse line is now a Series I. The Eclipse family is receiving its third makeover in three years. Last year the Eclipse Ultra II, Eclipse Pro II and Eclipse Custom II (.45 ACP models) received laser grips. This year they are shedding the Crimson Trace grips and going with G-10. The frame is now coated in gray KimPro II. Last year's model had a brushed finish on the frame.

Kimber 2017 Eclipse Family

The complete 2017 Eclipse line:

Item # UPC Description Caliber Retail
3000240 669278302409 Eclipse Pro (2017) .45 ACP $1,252
3000238 669278302386 Eclipse Custom (2017) .45 ACP $1,252
3000239 669278302393 Eclipse Custom (2017) 10mm $1,273
3000241 669278302416 Eclipse Target (2017) .45 ACP $1,393
3000259 669278302591 Eclipse Target (2017) .38 Super $1,361

Team Match II & Gold Match II

The Team Match II was also revamped for 2017. This is the third iteration of the Team Match II line since 2012 (the last revision was 2013). It has a black Magazine well, black controls, updated Micarta inlay checkered grips, and it appears to have the USA Shooting Team logo in the slide.
2017 Team Match II

The 2017 Team Match II and Gold Match II part numbers are:

Item # UPC Description Caliber Retail
3200354 669278323541 Gold Match II .45 ACP $1,264
3200355 669278323558 Stainless Gold Match II .45 ACP $1,445
3200376 669278323763 Team Match® II (2017) .45 ACP $1,674
3200377 669278323770 Team Match® II (2017) 9mm $1,694

Warrior Family

The Warrior family is receiving all new part numbers for 2017. They look rather similar to the 2016 models but they appear to be slightly different grips and they are losing the protruding lanyard loop (which is being replaced with a lanyard slot).

Kimber 2017 Warrior Lineup

The 2017 Warrior family:

Item # UPC Description Caliber Retail
3000252 669278302522 Warrior® (2017) .45 ACP $1,392
3000236 669278302362 Desert Warrior® (2017) .45 ACP $1,392
3000237 669278302379 Desert Warrior® (TFS) (2017) .45 ACP $1,464
3000253 669278302539 Warrior® SOC (2017) .45 ACP $1,533
3000255 669278302553 Warrior® SOC (TFS) (2017) .45 ACP $1,605

Covert Family

Kimber has overhauled the Covert line, for what appears to be the first update since at least 2011, with some pretty significant changes. The Covert line is now a Series 1 and is seeing a price drop of about $230 at MSRP. The 2017 Covert line is coated in gray KimPro II and is getting a new color of Crimson Trace lasergrips. The updates and lower price point make this a really good package!

2017 Kimber Covert Line

The 2017 Covert line:

Item # UPC Description Caliber Retail
3000250 669278302508 Ultra Covert (2017) .45 ACP $1,427
3000244 669278302447 Pro Covert (2017) .45 ACP $1,427
3000235 669278302355 Custom Covert (2017) .45 ACP $1,427

Micro 380 Family

The Micro 380 has two new additions, the Micro Desert Night and Micro Amethyst:

Micro 380 Additions

Micro 9 Family

Kimber has outlined five new Micro 9 pistols for 2017:

Kimber 2017 Micro 9 Family

Complete 2017 Micro 9 line:

Item # UPC Description Caliber Retail
3300099 669278330990 Micro 9 Two-Tone 9mm $654
3300158 669278331584 Micro 9 Stainless 9mm $654
3300110 669278331102 Micro 9 Bel Air 9mm $864
3300101 669278331010 Micro 9 Crimson Carry 9mm $894
3300109 669278331096 Micro 9 Stainless Raptor 9mm $889
3300097 669278330976 Micro 9 CDP 9mm $924
3300111 669278331119 Micro 9 Sapphire 9mm $1,061
3300098 669278330983 Micro 9 CDP (LG) 9mm $1,142

K6S Revolver Family

The K6S revolver line is seeing additions too, for 2017. There are five new models:

Kimber 2017 K6S Revolver Line

The complete K6S line is:

Item # UPC Description Caliber Retail
3400001 669278340012 K6s First Edition .357 Mag. $2,039
3400010 669278340104 K6s Stainless (2017) .357 Mag. $878
3400003 669278340036 K6s Stainless (LG) .357 Mag. $1,177
3400004 669278340043 K6s Stainless (NS) .357 Mag. $919
3400009 669278340098 K6s DCR (Deluxe Carry Revolver) .357 Mag. $1,088

We'll try to post some comparisons and side by side photos (2016 versus 2017 models) as time allows! Leave us a comment if you have any questions! Check back regularly if you're interested in ordering any of the 2017 models. We will be carrying the full line!

We will also have coverage and details from SHOT Show 2017!

All photos contained in this post were supplied by Kimber America.

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  • Stacie Ridgeway

    Can you get or do you have a Kimber 7mm classic and how much? Looking to purchase one for my bf. Thanks Stacie

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