Fender Celebrates 60th Anniversary of the Jaguar

Fender Celebrates 60th Anniversary of the Jaguar

On April 14th, Fender celebrated the 60th anniversary of the Jaguar with the 60th Anniversary Jaguar Limited Edition Collection. This collection honors the 60-year history of the Jaguar, one of Fender’s iconic flagship guitars. Named after the British sports car, the Jaguar had the most elaborate electronics of any Fender instrument. Its dual circuits were as complex as they were sonically diverse. Guitarists worldwide continuously turn to the Jaguar for its striking design and subversive personality.

The 60th Anniversary Jaguar model celebrates the introduction of Fender’s top-of-the-line offset instrument of 1962. The Jaguar was introduced as Fender’s premium offering and was advertised as a “faster, more comfortable guitar.”

Here are some key features for the 60th Anniversary Jaguar:

  • Iconic offset-waist body, slinky 24″ short scale
  • Elegant bound rosewood fingerboard inlaid with pearloid block position markets and matching painted headstock
  • Alder body with nitrocellulose lacquer finish
  • Engraved neck plate with a 60th-anniversary logo (also embroidered on the interior of the included hardshell case)
  • Available in Mystic Dakota Red and Mystic Lake Placid Blue
  • $2,499.99 USD, £2,499.00 GBP, €2,899.00 EUR, $4899.00 AUD, ¥418,000 JPY

In addition to the 60th Anniversary Jaguar, the 60th Anniversary American Ultra Luxe Jaguar is also available starting on April 14th. For players who demand the ultimate in performance and tone, the American Ultra is Fender’s most advanced series of guitars and basses. It is a stunning modern take on one of Fender’s most unique high-end models.  The state-of-the-art, limited edition instrument will inspire players to take their skills to new heights. Here are some key features of the 60th Anniversary American Ultra Luxe Jaguar:

  • Ultra Luxe Augmented “D” neck with a 25.5″ scale for modern playability
  • Tapered neck heel allows easy access to the highest register
  • Ultra-rolled fingerboard edges allow for endless playing comfort
  • Sealed locked tuning machines, chrome hardware, and a TUSQ nut
  • Available in Texas Tea
  • $2,499.99 USD, £2,499.00 GBP, €2,899.00 EUR, $4899.00 AUD, ¥418,000 JPY

Soaked in music history, the Jaguar remains one of the great members of Fender’s original guitar family.

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