Godin Guitars Launches the Summit Classic A/E

The new model features a pair of Seymour Duncan humbucker pickups and an L.R. Baggs T-Bridge.

Montreal, QC (December 19, 2018) -- Showgoers at 2019 Winter NAMM will be among the first to try Godin Guitars’ latest release: the Summit Classic A/E Havana Burst. The new guitar kicks off Godin’s latest evolution of modern playability and style for what is to be expected from their 2019 electrics. The Summit A/E provides extreme tonal versatility thanks to a pair of Seymour Duncan humbucker pickups and amazingly, an L.R. Baggs T-Bridge which enables the chambered guitar to provide acoustic tones at the switch of a button.

Offered in a new Havana Burst High-Gloss finish and adorned with a single F-hole, the Summit A/E is one of Godin’s standout electrics of 2019. Other features are a chambered mahogany body, swamp ash top, mahogany neck, Richlite fingerboard and a long 25.5” scale length.

Keeping true to Godin’s long-standing philosophy of innovation, the Summit Classic A/E will appeal to players looking for a rocking electric guitar which can also deliver accurate acoustic tones.

Winter NAMM show attendees will have the opportunity to experience the Godin Summit Classic A/E before it hits retail post-NAMM.

$2,625.00 USD street price

For more information:
Godin Guitars

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