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Fender Squier Sonic Mustang - Torino Red

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Solidbody Electric Guitar with Poplar Body, Maple Neck and Fretboard, and 2 Single-coil Pickups - Torino Red
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A no-nonsense take on the classic Fender Mustang, the Squier Sonic Mustang is teeming with alt-rock attitude! This guitar’s slightly compact offset poplar body is loaded with a pair of Squier ceramic single-coil pickups, producing bell-like cleans and an aggressive snarl when you stomp on your favorite distortion pedal. Next, the neck’s maple-on-maple construction and “C” shape deliver a feel that splits the difference between playing comfort and high-performance playability. Prefer an instrument with a slinky string feel? The Mustang’s classic 24-inch scale length offers a relaxed tension and reduced fret-to-fret travel distance — perfect for developing guitarists and players with a slightly smaller grip. Whether you’re after an attitude-equipped first instrument or looking for a bold new sound to add to your arsenal, the Squier Sonic Mustang is a short-scale powerhouse.

Fender Squier Sonic Mustang at a Glance:

  • Short 24" scale length
  • Squier single-coil pickups
  • 6-saddle hardtail bridge
  • Sealed-gear tuning machines
  • Chrome hardware

Dual Mustang-style ceramic pickups for single-coil sparkle 

Like the original Fender Mustang, the Squier Sonic Mustang comes equipped with clear-as-a-bell single-coil pickups. However, unlike the original, this Mustang lives up to its high-speed designation with a hot ceramic magnet design! This results in a pickup that seamlessly merges the clear character of the classic Mustang-style single-coil with a raw, biting response when pushed into dirtier territory. What’s more, Music Experience’s die-hard short-scale aficionados love how Mustang-style single-coil pickups tend to retain a sonically neutral character that perfectly pairs with pedal-heavy rigs.

Low-tension 24-inch scale length

While most Fender/Squier 6-string family models sport a 25.25-inch scale length, the Mustang family clocks in at a slightly shorter 24 inches. What does that mean for you? More relaxed playability up and down the fingerboard, with a shorter distance between each fret and slinkier string tension. Make no mistake, it’s still by all means a full-size instrument — as evidenced by the legions of alt-rock and indie players devoted to the Mustang family, including the late legendary Kurt Cobain — but it does offer a significant fingerboard advantage to a player with smaller hands or a musician looking for a snappier sound and feel.

Maple neck with a comfortable “C” carve 

The Squier Sonic Mustang’s maple-on-maple neck will surely please players of all styles and backgrounds, sporting a crowd-pleasing “C” profile. It’s more than substantial enough to accommodate players with slightly larger hands while sporting a lightning-fast feel for fleet-fingered runs. Up top on the fingerboard, this neck is loaded with 21 Narrow Tall in a modern 9.5-inch radius to provide slick, fast playability with no fret-outs.

Squier Sonic Series: suitable selections for emerging guitarists 

Ask any musician: whether you’re searching for your first instrument or a more affordable guitar option, Squier’s Sonic Series should be at the top of the list. Options ranging from classic Stratocasters to beefy Precision basses provide beginner musicians with all the essentials required to start their audial journey — without sacrificing sound quality. Likewise, a new, expanded library of color options and body styles ensures every musician can access the perfect instrument. Topped off with the same durable build and tonal capabilities as every other Squier instrument, the Sonic Series provides years of reliable and authentic performance to any player.

What Fender Says...

The Squier Sonic™ Mustang® is ready to launch any musical adventure into warp speed, offering iconic Fender® style and inspiring tone for players at any stage. This Mustang sports a slim and inviting “C”-shaped neck profile and a thin, lightweight body for optimal playing comfort while a pair of Squier® single-coil pickups chime with crystal clarity for a wide variety of versatile tones. Further details of this model include a short 24" scale length, 6-saddle hardtail bridge for reliable intonation, sealed-gear tuning machines for smooth, accurate tuning and durable chrome-plated hardware that is sure to catch the spotlight.

6-saddle Hardtail Bridge

A 6-saddle hardtail bridge allows for individual height and intonation adjustment of each string for optimal performance.

Squier Single-coil Pickups

Voiced in-house at Fender, these Squier single-coil pickups produce crisp, articulate tone for a wide variety of styles.

Sealed Die-cast Tuning Machines

Sealed die-cast tuning machines have a smooth action for accurate tuning.

Fender Squier Sonic Mustang Features:

  • Lightweight poplar body in a highly comfortable offset body shape
  • Packed with iconic Mustang-style alt- and indie-rock flavor
  • Maple neck in a highly playable “C”-shape neck
  • Matching maple fingerboard with a modernized 9.5-inch radius for effortless bends up and down the fingerboard
  • Dual Squier ceramic single-coil pickups produce a clear, defined tone that transforms into an aggressive bite when you kick on the distortion pedal
  • Rock-solid 6-saddle top load bridge
  • 24-inch scale length for a slinkier feel with reduced string tension

Body Type Solidbody
Body Shape Sonic Mustang
Left-/Right-handed Right-handed
Number of Strings 6
Body Material Poplar
Body Finish Gloss Polyurethane
Color
Torino Red
Neck Material Maple
Neck Shape C profile
Radius 9.5"
Fingerboard Material Maple
Fingerboard Inlay Dots
Number of Frets 21, Narrow Tall, Nickel
Scale Length 24"
Nut Width 1.650"
Nut Material Synthetic Bone
Bridge/Tailpiece 6-Saddle Top-Load Hardtail with Block Saddles
Tuners Standard Die-cast
Neck Pickup Squier Ceramic Single-coil
Bridge Pickup Squier Ceramic Single-coil
Controls 1 x volume, 1 x tone, 3-way blade pickup switch
Strings 9-42
Manufacturer Part Number 0373702555