The '57 Hot Rod features a DiMarzio bridge pickup, slimmer neck, and a lacquer finish available in two-tone sunburst, black, or candy apple red.
The '62 Hot Rod hs a reverse-wound middle pickup and lacquer finish available in three-tone sunburst, Olympic white (shown below), or Sherwood green.
This guitar was introduced in 2007 and is still available.
Value: The current model of this guitar carries a suggested retail price of $2,299.99. However, examples can be found on the secondary market for between $1,000.00 and $1,600.00.