Aria Guitars Announces the Aria Pro II 313-MK2 “Detroit” Bass

Aria Pro II 313-MK2 Detroit Bass Burst 4-string

Aria Guitars is paying homage to the classics this year with their Hot Rod Collection, which includes the Aria Pro II 313-MK2 “Detroit” bass. Unveiled at the Winter NAMM Show, the bass comes in four and five-string versions in a style that Aria says “unites heritage among Vintage, Retro, Boutique, and Modern.”

The Detroit bass is built with an ash body in three open-pore finishes, a roasted maple neck, and a rosewood fingerboard holding 24 frets. Aria fits the bodies with a P/J pickup configuration with the PV-5 Alnico-5 split-coil pickup in the neck position and a JV-4 Alnico-5 single coil by the bridge. It’s three knobs control Volume, Tone, and pickup balance. Finally, the basses are fitted with chrome Wilkinson hardware.

The Aria Pro II 313-MK2 “Detroit” will be available this summer with a price of $449 for the four-string and $499 for the five-string.

Aria Pro II 313-MK2 “Detroit” Bass Specs:

Scale Length:34″
Strings:4 or 5
Neck:Roasted Maple, Heel-less Bolt-on
Number of Frets:24
Pickups:PV-4 ?Alnico-5), JV-4 (Alnico-5)
Controls:Volume, Tone, Balancer
Finishes:Open-Pore Sunburst, Open-Pore White, Open-Pore Natural

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