Beretta 85FS Cheetah

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Beretta 85FS Cheetah left side photo

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Summary: The manufacturer’s description, specs, and the average user rating for the Beretta 85FS Cheetah pistol.

Manufacturer’s Description

The Beretta 85FS Cheetah is a semiauto double action/single action pistol built on an aluminum alloy frame with a steel open-top slide, and chambered in .380 ACP. Other features include:

  • a high-strength nickel-chromium-molybdenum steel barrel with a hard-chromed bore for longer life;
  • a firing pin block safety;
  • an ambidextrous thumb safety;

    Beretta 85FS Cheetah left side photo

    The 85FS Cheetah from the left.

  • a three-dot sight system with a notch rear sight dovetailed into slide and a blade front sight integral with slide;
  • a reversible magazine release;
  • an anodized matte black finish;
  • a combat-style trigger guard that provides support for a two-hand grip and offers an enlarged opening for easy access with gloves; and
  • plastic grips.

Note: the 84FS Cheetah and 85FS Cheetah are the same except for their magazine capacity. The 84FS carries 13+1, while the 85FS carries 8+1. The 84FS may be slightly wider, too. —eds.

The Specs

Caliber Capacity OAL BBL Height Width Weight
.380 ACP 8+1 6.77″ 3.81″ 4.8″ 1.37 23.3 oz., unloaded

MSRP: $770–$830

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