For the more recent model with the same name, see RG8570ZL.
2016 RG8570ZL PA
RG8570ZL Purple Amethyst (more images) Red copyright sprite

The RG8570ZL is a left-handed RG series solid body electric guitar model introduced by Ibanez in 2015. It was made in Japan by FujiGen as part of the high-end J Custom line.

The RG8570ZL features a 4mm thick AAA grade flamed maple top with white binding on an African mahogany body bolted to a titanium reinforced maple and walnut neck with a 24-fret rosewood fingerboard with white binding and pearl and abalone Tree of Life vine inlays. Components include an Edge Zero double locking tremolo bridge with a removable ZPS tuning stabilizer, DiMarzio pickups with Air Norton and Tone Zone humbuckers flanking a True Velvet single-coil and Gotoh tuning machines.

The RG8570Z is a similar right-handed model.

The RG8570ZL was discontinued after 2017. A similar model with the same name was introduced in 2019.


Specifications for RG8570ZL (2015–2017)
Model name: RG8570ZL (2015–2017)
Year(s) produced: 2015–2017
Sold in: Japan
Made in: Japan
Finish(es): Purple Amethyst (PA) 2016–2017 / Royal Blue Sapphire (RBS) / Red Spinel (RS)
Body type:
Solid body
Body material:
African mahogany w/ 4mm AAA flamed maple top w/ binding
Neck joint:
Edge Zero tremolo w/ ZPS3 stabilizer
Knob style:
Knurled metal dome
Hardware color:
Cosmo black
Neck type:
RG J Custom Super Wizard
Neck material:
5-piece maple/ walnut w/ KTS titanium rods
Scale length:
648mm/ 25½"
Fingerboard material:
Selected rosewood w/ binding
Fingerboard inlays:
Tree of Life
24 / jumbo (J Custom edge treatment)
Barless Top-Lok
Machine heads:
Gotoh SG381
Electronics/ Strings
Pickup configuration:
Bridge pickup:
DiMarzio Tone Zone (H)
Middle pickup:
DiMarzio True Velvet (S)
Neck pickup:
DiMarzio Air Norton (H)
Master volume / master tone / 5-way lever
String gauge (factory):


Other available finishes
2015 RG8570ZL RBS
Royal Blue Sapphire
2017 RG8570ZL RS 00 01
Red Spinel
HSH 5-way both-splits
Pickup switching diagram
Controls VT5 lefty
Control layout


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