First Look: Walther WMP 22 Magnum Pistol

A lightweight 22 WMR pistol created to be your companion on your next adventure.

posted on June 1, 2022
Walther WMP 22 magnum

New from Walther Arms is the WMP (Walther Magnum Pistol) chambered in 22 Magnum. The WMP is a high quality, lightweight, easy-to-shoot and affordable option for people who want to carry a firearm with them wherever they go. 

Walther Vice President of Marketing and Product Development, Jens Krogh had this to say about it, “The WMP puts Walther in a whole new category, this pistol is a completely new platform and is a game changer for us and our customers.  We have worked tirelessly to create the most reliable and ergonomically correct .22 Magnum pistol ever made and it turned out perfect.”

The WMP gives you the quality that Walther is known for features like slide-mounted red dot optics, reliable operation and unique ambidextrous magazine release system. Combine these features with the easy recoil of 22 Magnum and a 15+1 magazine capacity, and you have a pistol that can be enjoyed on the range or taken with you as you travel. 

Walther Magnum Pistol Features 

Quad Release Magazine Release
A first-time, patented ambidextrous reloading mechanism that uses both a paddle release and a button release. 

Red Dot Ready
All WMP models come optics-ready, right out of the box.

Chambered In 22 Magnum
The first ever reliable and ergonomically correct .22 Magnum pistol from Walther.

Lightweight And Easy to Carry
The Walther WMP features a lightweight machined slide that is made of premium 7075 aluminum, reducing the pistol’s weight and reducing your load in the field. 

The WMP features a fiber optic front sight and a serrated rear sight. The pistol comes with 2 different height rear sights to change the point of impact if needed.

Fluted Chamber
The WMP’s chamber has been fluted to work across a wider variety of ammunition types.

Integrated Trigger Safety
The smooth double action trigger features a trigger safety making this the most safe rimfire pistol ever from Walther.

Walther WMP Specifications

  • Caliber: .22 WMR
  • Barrel Length: 4.5 inches
  • Slide Length: 8.2 inches
  • Magazine Release: Quad Release
  • Magazine Capacity: 15 rounds / 10 rounds
  • Total Included Magazines: 2
  • Sights: Fiber Optic Front, Serrated Rear
  • Optics Ready: Yes
  • Trigger: Double Action with Integrated Safety

MSRP for the Walther Magnum Pistol is $549, and more information on this pistol and other products from Walther Arms is available at


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