Ultra-Lightweight! Kimber’s New K6XS Revolver — NRA 2023

Kimber has announced the release of its latest offering at the 2023 National Rifle Association Annual Meetings and Exhibits: the K6XS .38 SPL+P revolver.

This new addition to the Kimber lineup promises to deliver top-notch performance and features that will appeal to gun enthusiasts everywhere.

Kimber's K6XS revolver.
“Built specifically for concealed carry and chambered in .38 SPL +P, the aluminum alloy frame and fluted cylinder keep the revolver’s total weight under a pound (15.9 ounces).”

The K6XS revolver features an aluminum alloy frame and a stainless steel barrel that are designed to provide durability and longevity. The gun’s unique grip design ensures a comfortable and secure grip, even during extended shooting sessions.

K6XS revolver from Kimber.
Built specifically for concealed carry and chambered in .38 SPL +P.

One of the most impressive features of the K6XS is its six-round cylinder. Most of the competition on the market is limited to five-rounds

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                     .38 SPL                


  • Height (inches): 5.5
  • Weight (ounces) with empty cylinder: 15.9
  • Length (inches): 7.8
  • Cylinder capacity: 6
  • Action: DAO


  • Material: Light weight aluminum
  • Finish: Silver KimPro II


  • Length (inches): 2
  • Material: Stainless steel
  • Finish: Glass bead
  • Rifling: 5R


  • Rear: fixed
  • Front: orange dot


  • Material: Hogue® black rubber
  • Kimber logo


  • Non-stacking
  • Factory setting (approx. pounds) – 9.5-11.5


  • $679 MSRP
The front sight of the K6XS.
The front sight is an easy-to-locate orange dot.

Kimber has also incorporated a sleek and modern design into the K6XS, making it both stylish and functional.

The gun’s compact size and lightweight construction — under one pound! — make it easy to carry and conceal, ideal for those who prioritize portability and convenience.

The K6XS grip is made by Hogue.
“The Hogue rubber Cobblestone grips with finger grooves make it comfortable to shoot.”

We were impressed with this new wheel gun from Kimber and look forward to testing it out on the range. As always, stay tuned for a full review!

Profile view of the K6XS
K6XS has a capacity of six rounds.

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  • Deborah September 19, 2023, 1:34 pm

    What about recoil? Since it is small and light

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