Stoeger’s Cougar Pistol in 9mm Parabellum with Nitride-Hardened Matte Black finishClick on the magazine cover to download the September 2008 Stoeger Cougar 8000 test report from American Rifleman.
The Stoeger Cougar, is a double-action pistol is available in either .45 ACP, .40 Smith & Wesson or 9mm Parabellum. The Cougar 8000 features a barrel that rotates to lock with the slide, providing greater strength and accuracy. The barrels are cold hammer-forged and the bores are hard chrome-lined for exceptional strength and durability.
Other features include rounded edges for snag-free drawing, removable front sight, matte black finish, ambidextrous safety, and combat-style trigger guard. Incorporating the finest technology and maintaining proven semiauto features, the Cougar is a light, compact and reliable pistol. The Cougar comes with two high-capacity magazines — the .45 ACP magazine holds 8 rounds, the .40 Smith & Wesson magazine holds 11 rounds and the 9mm magazine takes 15 rounds. The Cougar 8000 45 ACP model includes a Picatinny rail for placement of tactical lights and lasers.Model -
Cougar 8000Calibers -
9mm Parabellum, .40 S&W, .45 ACPBarrel Length -
Fixed rear sight with removable front blade sight
Metal Finish - Nitride-Hardened Matte BlackGrip Material -
Black PlasticAverage Weight -
32.6 oz.Overall Length -
7 in.Magazine Capacity -
15 (9mm), 11 (.40 S&W), 8 (.45 ACP)