The 1911 Traditional Match Elite is the first SIG SAUER® 1911 to be offered in a caliber other than .45 Auto. A full-size 1911, the Match Elite chambered in .45ACP is available as a two-tone with a natural stainless steel frame and a Nitron-coated slide. The 9mm and .40S&W Match Elite models are also full sized, but feature a natural stainless slide and frame, white controls and adjustable target sights. The Match Elites feature Hogue custom wood checkered grips
The traditional models feature the recognizable “round-top” 1911 slide profile, front cocking serrations and a lightweight, three-hole trigger. Standard on all models are a match-grade barrel, flat mainspring housing and speed bump grip safety. Front straps have 25LPI checking and the mainspring housing has 20LPI for optimum grip and user comfort.