The SIG P226 X-Five pistol is a highly tuned handgun featuring superb accuracy, a five inch barrel and a single-action trigger. Here in the United States, SIG SAUER offers the X-Five in four different models. Each is a highly-tuned shooter. However, you have to go to Germany to get the really distinctive P226 X-Five models.
The European shooter can get the X-Five and X-Six (6″ versions of the same gun) in a variety of colors and styles including rich blues, bright reds and deep greens. Gold plated triggers and fine wood grips can all be had, along with custom engraving. Here are a few of the “standard” P226 X-Five and X-Six models available from SIG…
SIG SAUER in Germany offers a variety of customizations, and the above photos are just a few examples. You can get your P226 X-Five in a variety of colors, have different metal bits gold plated and have your name engraved on the slide.
For me, the gold plating is over the top, but I do like some of the custom color and finish combinations. The Blue Moon, for example, would look very nice on my hip in a Mitch Rosen holster at the next BBQ.