NAMM 2019 - Fender refreshes entire Squier Classic Vibe line

NAMM 2019 - Fender refreshes entire Squier Classic Vibe line

January 29, 2019

HOLLYWOOD, CALIF. (JANUARY 25, 2019)—Fender Musical Instruments Corporation (FMIC) today announced the refresh of the Squier® Classic Vibe Series, which now includes decade-specific Stratocaster®, Telecaster®, Jaguar®, Mustang®, Jazzmaster®, Jazz Bass® and Precision Bass® models. The first refresh to the Squier Classic Vibe offering, which originally launched in 2012, these additions are a tip of the hat to `60s and `70s features, as well as design elements from Fender guitars developed in the Southern California factory through the years.
“We used our in-house expertise to redesign all the pickups for the Classic Vibe Series, which are also Squier-branded now,” said Billy Martinez VP Category Manager – Acoustics and Squier Divisions. “The idea behind the refresh was to give the modern player a more classic option, wth a tip of the hat to the `60s and `70s styling Fender is known for, at a more accessible price point.”
These throwback Squier Classic Vibe Series models incorporate premium styling cues such as specific decade-inspired headstocks, nickel-plated hardware and a slick, vintage-tinted, gloss-finished neck for an old-school aesthetic vibe. The series also features maple or laurel fingerboards, matched to classic Fender colors, such as Vintage White, Daphne Blue,  Surf Green and Sonic Blue, among others.
 
Squier will offer Fender-designed pickups on Classic Vibe Series guitars and basses, giving the models authentic, original and massive tone - all uniquely their own. The player-friendly features include a slim, comfortable “C”-shaped neck profile with an easy-playing 9.5”-radius fingerboard; narrow-tall frets; and unique vintage-style tremolo systems.
The Squier Classic Vibe Series electric guitars and basses feature 12 new models (a few with left-handed options) available at local dealers and on www.Fender.com. To learn more about the Squier Classic Vibe Series including detailed product/spec descriptions, click here. Product images can be accessed here.
Models include:
·      Classic Vibe `60s Mustang 
·      Classic Vibe `60s Jazzmaster 
·      Classic Vibe `60s Jazz Bass
·      Classic Vibe `60s Precision Bass 
·      Classic Vibe `70s Stratocaster 
·      Classic Vibe `70s Stratocaster HSS 
·      Classic Vibe `70s Telecaster Deluxe 
·      Classic Vibe `70s Telecaster Custom 
·      Classic Vibe `70s Telecaster Thinline 
·      Classic Vibe `70s Jaguar 
·      Classic Vibe `70s Jazz Bass V 
·      Classic Vibe Bass VI 

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