FENDERÂ® INTRODUCES NEW CALIFORNIA SERIESâ„¢ ACOUSTIC GUITARS
Designed in California, the Classic, Special, Player Models Defy Convention with Energetic Colours, Stratocaster Headstocks, Innovative Fender Body Shapes
Fender Musical Instruments Corporation (FMIC) today released the all-new California Series acoustic guitars, celebrating the lifestyle and culture associated with the region and the brands Southern California roots. Energetic and independent, this family of guitars defies acoustic guitar conventions with a visible look and feel of Fender's famous electric guitars '“ from the StratocasterÂ® headstocks and vibrant colors, to the distinctive Fender body shapes that mark players as visionary artists. Lively-sounding '“ California Series acoustic guitars capture the laid back, yet energetic California lifestyle '“ from the beach to the festival stage.
The series features three original Fender body shapes '“ Malibuâ„¢, Newporterâ„¢ and Redondoâ„¢ '“ in several colours at three price points: California Classic, California Special and California Player. These exclusive shapes boast refined geometry and unique bracing patterns designed for responsive, articulate tone. They are diverse body shapes that can give any guitarist a comfortable playing experience'“ from the small and narrow-waisted Malibu, ideal for recording, to the larger Redondo, suited for ensemble playing. Each model's personality is also defined by 11 vibrant and slick Fender colours, including some popularised in the electric guitar world: Cosmic Turquoise, Arctic Gold, Aqua Splash, Matte Black (California Special models only), Hot Rod Red Metallic, Candy Apple Red, Champagne, Rustic Copper, Electric Jade, Belmont Blue and Jetty Black.
'The California Series captures the true meaning of a Fender acoustic guitar,'