NAMM 2020: Warwick announces the RockBass Corvette Multi-Scale 5-String

The manufacturer steps into the world of fanned frets.

NAMM 2020: Warwick has updated their Corvette range of bass guitars with a fan-fret model, announcing the RockBass Corvette Multi-Scale 5-String.

The bass features a 35.5” to 34” scale-length, with 24 fanned frets. The red-alder body sports a maple burl top and a Nirvana Black transparent satin finish. It’s loaded with passive MEC soapbar pickups. The bolt-on neck is maple, with a wenge fingerboard and no inlays.

The Warwick RockBass Corvette Multi-Scale 5 String's Neck.
The Warwick RockBass Corvette Multi-Scale 5 String’s neck. Image: Warwick

The electronics are Warwick’s active RockBass 2-way electronics, equipped with volume, balance, treble and bass controls – as well as two mini-switches for switching the humbuckers between serial, one coil and parallel modes.

Other appointments include Warwick machine heads, straplocks, a 2-piece Warwick bridge, chrome hardware and Warwick RED strings and. The RockBass Corvette Multi-Scale 5-String is available as a right-handed model only.

Find out more at Warwick.de. Keep up to date with what’s on show at NAMM with our rundown here. For more gear news, click here.

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