In 1980, Taurus purchased the Beretta factory in Sao Paulo, Brazil “lock, stock and barrel” and immediately sought to improve on the Beretta design, resulting in the popular and acclaimed Taurus 92. The most notable improvement is Taurus’ specially designed drop hammer forged ordnance grade alloy frame that won’t crack or allow the slide to come off. Other innovations include a three-position frame-mounted ambidextrous safety, which is more secure than a slide mounted safety, and allows for a classic SA “cocked-and-locked” mode, as well as functioning as a DA decocking lever. Available in fixed sight model 92 you’ll be able to face any situation without compromise.
Taurus family of semi-auto pistols now feature the Taurus Security System, which provides instant-ready defense with built-in ability to secure your pistol and make it inoperable at the turn of a key. When the Security System is engaged, the pistol cannot be fired or cocked and the gun’s manual safety cannot be disengaged. As with our revolver Security System, the device is part of the firearm and cannot be lost, and the same special Security Key works for both the revolver and pistol Systems (two keys come with most guns). To engage: simply insert the Key into the button on the rear or side of the pistol and rotate one-quarter turn clockwise. This engages the Security System. The manual safety cannot be moved and the trigger cannot be pulled. To disengage: simply rotate the key one-quarter turn back. This releases the Security System, yet leaves the pistol’s manual safety in the “safe” position until you are ready to release it yourself and fire the gun.
- Genuine Picatinny Rail allowing use of many accessories
- Ambidextrous 3-Position Safety features Positive detents for SAFE, FIRE and DECOCK
- Hammer forged Frame
- Loaded chamber indicator