As part of a series of one-off custom guitars—unveiled ahead of the 2019 Summer NAMM show next week—Martin has debuted its new American Chopper custom acoustic.
Based on a three-wheel vehicle that Martin developed with Paul Jr. Designs—exhibited in two March 2019 episodes of American Chopper—the American Chopper custom is a 14-fret dreadnought with aluminum riveted panels and a custom inlay in wood and copper.
The guitar features an Engelmann spruce top paired with Guatemalan rosewood back and sides. European flamed maple binding, nickel open-gear tuners, skeletonized butterbean knobs, and a stainless-steel label also come standard.
This would definitely look interesting sitting next to one of Martin's other Summer NAMM one-off custom models, the D-16E "Brexit" acoustic.
Only seven of the Martin American Chopper custom acoustics will be made available. They will be sold for $39,999 each.
For more info on the guitars, head on over to martinguitar.com.