- MODEL NUMBER: 8635
- CALIBER: 9MM LUGER
- Capacity: 17+1
- Slide Material: Stainless Steel
- Barrel Length: 3.55″
- Grip Frame: One-Piece, High-Performance, Glass-Filled Nylon
- Grips: Ergonomic Wrap-Around Grip Module
- Safety Option: Pro Model
- Size: Compact
- Slide Finish: Black Nitride
- Slide Width:1.05″
- Sights: Novak® LoMount Carry 3-Dot
- Weight: 28.7 oz.
- Overall Length: 6.65″
- Height: 4.48″
- Grooves: 6
- Twist: 1:10″ RH
- CA Approved: No
- MA Approved & Certified: No
- Suggested Retail: $579.00
NOTE: Ruger upgraded the barrel on the Ruger American pistols. The barrel that now comes with the Ruger America Pistol has a Black Nitride coating, which is different than depicted.
Trigger features a short takeup with positive reset.
Recoil-reducing barrel cam, low-mass slide, low center of gravity and low bore axis.
Performance tested for sustained +P ammunition use.
Genuine Novak® LoMount Carry three-dot sights.
Modular wrap-around grip system for adjusting palm swell and trigger reach.
Safe, easy takedown with no tools or trigger pull required.
Ambidextrous slide stop and magazine release allow actuation with either hand.
Safety features include internal, automatic sear block system, integrated trigger safety and no trigger pull required for takedown.
Pre-tensioned striker system features a powerful striker spring for positive ignition without a heavier trigger pull.
Non-slip surfaces including functional slide serrations and purpose-oriented grip frame texturing for enhanced control.
MIL-STD-1913 Picatinny rail acts as a mounting point for a wide variety of standard lights, lasers and infra-red illuminators.
Visual inspection port allows for visual confirmation of a loaded or empty chamber.
Also includes – Two nickel-Teflon® plated steel magazines (one 12-round and one 17-round with grip extension); small, medium and large grip modules.