The ‘Baby’ Snake for Rimfire Shooters: Colt King Cobra Target 22 LR Revolver By: News Wire

(Photo: Colt Manufacturing)

WEST HARTFORD, CONN. (March 16, 2023) – Colt’s Manufacturing introduced its newest snake gun—the King Cobra Target 22 LR, at the National Rifle Association Annual Meetings. This baby Cobra excels in everything from competition to plinking and small game hunting. 

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Exceptionally solid and all-American built, the King Cobra Target 22 LR was designed and made to be shot—a lot! Expect to see these revolvers at the many formal and informal rimfire competitions at gun clubs around the nation. Don’t be surprised when the winners of these competitions use the King Cobra Target 22 LR.

The King Cobra Target 22 LR packs 10-rounds in its cylinder so that shooters can shoot a lot between reloads. The one-piece stainless steel barrel is built for the utmost accuracy and longevity, featuring US-forged stainless steel construction. The King Cobra features a 1:16RH twist, optimal for 22 LR, and is available in a 4-inch or 6-inch model.

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The new King Cobra Target 22 LR is fun and comfortable to shoot. Hogue over molded rubber grips finger grooves for an improved purchase and enhanced retention. Not to mention, the rubber grips also provide additional comfort while firing. Additionally, an adjustable rear sight couples with a fiber optic front sight for fast target acquisition in low-light conditions.

“Shooting 22LR is such an important part of shooting sports. It’s where we come to learn as a beginner; and where we return as seasoned shooters to cost-effectively enjoy more time at the range. We’re confident that new and old Colt fans will love what we’ve done with the new King Cobra in 22 LR.” said Justin Baldini, VP of Product Strategy, Colt CZ-USA.

Colt King Cobra Target .22 LR Specs:

  • Caliber: 22 LR
  • Capacity: 10 Rounds
  • Frame: Forged Stainless Steel
  • Sights: Adjustable Rear, Fiber Optic Front
  • Grips: Hogue Over molded Rubber
  • Barrel: 4-inch or 6-inch
  • MSRP: $999.00 

About Colt

Colt’s Manufacturing Company LLC ( is among the world’s leading designers, developers and manufacturers of firearms. Founded by Samuel Colt in 1836, Colt’s Manufacturing has supplied civilian, military and law enforcement customers in the United States and abroad for over 185 years. Colt operates its manufacturing facility in West Hartford, Conn.

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