Disrupt the status quo with the Malibu Classic, a small-body, short scale acoustic-electric with a comfortable feel that will encourage you to reach for new chords and melodies. Featuring a solid spruce top and solid mahogany back and sides, the bold style and balanced, articulate sound make the Malibu Classic a natural partner on stage and in the studio. Suitable for any playing style, the mahogany neck features a comfortable, slim-taper "C"-shaped profile, inspired by Fender’s electric legacy. It also includes a premium Fender- and Fishman®-designed preamp system voiced specifically for the Malibu’s body shape, allowing you to reproduce the guitar’s natural sound when plugged into an amplifier.
The Malibu Classic’s no-compromise attitude extends to its build quality, featuring quartersawn scalloped X bracing for superior resonance, an upgraded bone nut and saddle, and a tilt-back headstock for enhanced sustain. Sleek maple binding, matching maple rosette, and a 6-in-line headstock punch up the Malibu’s quintessential Fender vibe. With superb playability and unique aesthetics, the Malibu Classic resonates with those destined to stand out from the crowd.
Body Back - Solid Mahogany
Body Sides - Solid Mahogany
Body Top - Solid Sitka Spruce
Body Finish - Gloss Poly
Body Shape - Malibu
Body Binding - Koa
Rosette - Koa
Neck Material - Mahogany
Neck Finish - Satin Urethane
Neck Shape - "Slim C"
Scale Length - 24.1" (612 mm)
Fingerboard Material - Pau Ferro
Fingerboard Radius - 15.75" (400 mm)
Number of Frets - 20
Nut Material - Bone
Nut Width - 1.69" (43 mm)
Position Inlays - Maple Dots
Controls - Volume, Bass, Treble, with Tuner and Phase Controls
Bridge - Modern Viking
Bridge Pins - Ebony with Mother-of-Pearl Dots
Hardware Finish - Chrome
Tuning Machines - Sealed Nickel
Case/Gig Bag - FAS-620 Deluxe Gig Bag
Explore your individual creativity with the bold looks and inspiring sound of the Newporter Classic....