G&L’s done something special: We’ve created an instrument that’s steeped in guitar history yet strikingly new – The Ascari, the newest member of G&L’s Tribute Series. It was inspired by a recently uncovered prototype drawing done three decades ago by G&L co-founder George Fullerton, representing Leo Fender’s vision for G&L’s first 24¾” scale, three-tuners-to-a-side guitar. It was designed jointly by G&L’s longtime VP of engineering, Paul Gagon, and his close friend and former collaborator, Grover Jackson, founder of Jackson Guitars. Its DNA is full of rock guitar history.
The Ascari GTS breaks new ground for G&L: it has a set neck, a Leo-inspired headstock with three tuners to a side, and a 24¾” scale to put it squarely on the classic side of the rock’n’roll stage.
Like the Ascari GTS and want to see it in the Hall of Fame? Rate this guitar now (click on the stars below)… at least 10 votes with over 75% average rating gets this guitar into The HOF – the Guitar Planet Hall of Fame and from there into the 2011 Guitar of the Year award.