Yamaha revamps its Revstar range, adding new chambered bodies, fresh finishes and more affordable models

Yamaha Revstar
(Image credit: Yamaha)

Yamaha has revamped its Revstar line of electric guitars, streamlining the range into three models and introducing a host of fresh, racing-inspired finishes and the first left-handed models in the series' history.

The new lineup includes the affordable Element, mid-priced Standard and made-in-Japan Professional, each boasting a chambered body, designed specifically to shape tone and increase resonance while lowering weight and optimizing balance using Yamaha's Acoustic Design process.

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Sam Roche

Sam was Staff Writer at GuitarWorld.com from 2019 to 2023, and also created content for Total Guitar, Guitarist and Guitar Player. He has well over 15 years of guitar playing under his belt, as well as a degree in Music Technology (Mixing and Mastering). He's a metalhead through and through, but has a thorough appreciation for all genres of music. In his spare time, Sam creates point-of-view guitar lesson videos on YouTube under the name Sightline Guitar.