Cort expands its Sunset series with the NY model.


Northbrook, IL (July 23, 2013) - Cort Guitars today announces the latest guitar to the Sunset series– the new Sunset NY.  The guitar is now available to distributors and retailers worldwide in spring of 2013.
The Sunset series was initially introduced in 2012 with the Sunset I and Sunset II models.  Each immediately achieved success and was favored for their chambered bodies, woods, components and features.  The Sunset NY expands on the line by now offering a thin chambered body, spruce top, nylon string guitar with built in electronics for a wide array of tones.  
Specifications include:
Bolt-on neck construction
Spruce top on chambered mahogany body
Mahogany neck
Rosewood fretboard
25.6" scale - (650 mm)
Classic tuners
Rosewood  bridge
Electronics: B-Band 2 band sound system
D'addario strings
MSRP: $599 USD

For more information:
Cort Guitars

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