VIDEO: Fender Releases Avril Lavigne Newporter Acoustic Guitar

Posted on November 5, 2013 | by Amber von Nagel

Fender has released their new Avril Lavigne Newporter guitar, a concert-size acoustic-electric model based on Lavigne's signature Squier Telecaster. The guitar features an all-laminate mahogany top, back, and sides; all-black finish, binding, and tuners; a C-shaped, black-bound mahogany neck; a 19-fret rosewood fingerboard; Fender "Viking" rosewood bridge; and a Fishman preamp with a built-in tuner.

Regarding the release of her signature guitar, Lavigne says, "I hope to inspire girls to play guitar more. I had fans want me to autograph my signature guitar for them, and then I've heard their stories of how they wanted to start playing guitar because of me, and I think that's awesome."

The guitar's list price is $599.99 and is available to purchase from both online and local retailers.

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