Retro rapid-fire with the new 2014 Leica M-P

Never one to forego substance in pursuit of style, James Bond would surely be the ideal ambassador for the Leica M-P – particularly considering the rapid-fire abilities of the new-for-2014 model…

In outward terms, Leica’s latest M-P is almost identical to the model it replaces; it’s within the chassis that the most tangible updates have been applied. It now has an enlarged buffer memory of 2GB, allowing those toting one to shoot up to 24 consecutive images at a speed of three frames per second. Also of use to a photographer deep in the field is an ‘almost unbreakable’ sapphire glass LCD monitor, and the ability to simulate six different focal lengths without the need to physically change lenses. For reasons of discretion, the usual red Leica logo is replaced by a simple engraved script on the top plate. Your move, Q.