Harley Benton updates the HB-35 Plus with four flashy metallic finishes

Harley Benton HB-35 Plus
(Image credit: Harley Benton)

Harley Benton has decked out its HB-35 Plus electric guitar with a series of eye-catching metallic finishes.

Five years on from the guitar's initial release, the semi-hollow model – currently only available in Lemon Drop,  Vintage Burst and Cherry colorways – now boasts Metallic Plum, Metallic Blue and Black finishes.

Otherwise, specs for the guitar are the same as its preexisting siblings, combining its new aesthetic appearance with a series of functional appointments in a bid to deliver a wide range of tonal options, ranging from blues and jazz, to rock and rockabilly.

The HB-35 Plus is composed of a maple body, mahogany center block, Canadian maple neck and a 22-fret pau ferro fretboard. Other specs include a 12" radius, 25.5" scale length, double-action truss rod, tune-o-matic bridge and block inlays.

Tones come by way of two Roswell LAF Alnico 5 humbuckers controlled via a three-way selector switch, two volume and two tone controls, which promise to deliver everything from smooth, creamy cleans to gain-y blues-rock growls.

The new-look HB-35 Plus models are available now for $255.

Head over to Harley Benton to find out more.

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Matt Owen

Matt is a Staff Writer, writing for Guitar World, Guitarist and Total Guitar. He has a Masters in the guitar, a degree in history, and has spent the last 16 years playing everything from blues and jazz to indie and pop. When he’s not combining his passion for writing and music during his day job, Matt records for a number of UK-based bands and songwriters as a session musician.