The GARTS80 is an ART series solid body electric guitar model introduced by Ibanez in 2012. It was made in China as part of the affordable GIO line.
The GARTS80 features an arched flamed maple top on a basswood body mated to a set-in maple neck with a 22-fret rosewood fingerboard with pearloid dot position markers. Components include a pair of Ibanez humbucking pickups with metal covers mounted in ivory pickup rings and a Full Tune III Tune-o-matic style bridge with tailpiece.
The GART80EX is a similar model with a bolt-on neck and EMG pickups.
The GARTS80 was discontinued after 2013.
Specifications for GARTS80
Year(s) produced: 2012–2013
Sold in: Asia (excluding Japan)
Made in: China
Finish(es): Cherry Sunburst (CS) / Transparent Black Sunburst (TKS)