Sig Sauer's traditional 1911 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 25 LPI checking and the mainspring housing has 20 LPI for optimum grip and user comfort. Hogue custom wooden checkered grips.
The 1911 Traditional Match Elite is the first Sig Sauer 1911 to be offered in a caliber other than .45 Auto. This Match Elite model is full-sized, but features a natural stainless slide and frame, white controls, and adjustable target sights.