Washburn Guitars and UK distributor Sound Technology Ltd are proud to introduce the new Parallaxe Solar V series, a new line of Ola Englund’s signature guitars.


Photo above: Washburn SOLARV160CK (click for hi-res version)

The PX-SOLARV160 is a well balanced V guitar with ergonomic bevels for comfort playing, and features a mahogany body, maple neck with 25,5” scale, super jumbo frets, Grover 18:1 tuners, Tune-O-Matic with string thru bridge, and a set of Duncan Solar pickups, which are designed to Ola’s specs and are only available in the Solar line of guitars. The Duncan Solar pickups have medium output, are very dynamic, and will retain clarity when used with a high gain amp.  The SOLARV160 is available Carbon Black and White Matte finishes.


Photo above: Washburn SOLARV160CK (click for hi-res version)

Parallaxe is Washburn’s metal guitar series focusing on the worldwide rock/metal market and aiming to serve it with dedicated and advanced guitar technology. The line includes features that the most demanding rock/metal players have requested for years. It is stage & studio ready and packed with unique features such as the Stephen’s Extended Cutaway, Buzz Feiten Tuning System, Spring Silencers, big brass trem blocks, super jumbo frets, EverTune bridge and USA hardware & electronics.


Photo above: Washburn SOLARV160WHMK (click for hi-res version)

Ola Englund is widely known for being the guitarist for the bands Feared, The Haunted and up until 2013, Six Feet Under. He is also very respected by the worldwide metal community for his professional YouTube demos and reviews for countless manufacturers.


  • Ola Englund’s signature “V” model
  • 25 ½ ” scale
  • Mahogany body and neck
  • ebony fingerboard
  • Tune-O-Matic with string thru
  • Full Access Neck
  • Buzz Feiten Tuning System™
  • Grover 18:1 tuners
  • Duncan Solar pickups (exclusive to the Solar range)
  • 3 way toggle switch with dual coil cut on tone control
  • Gigbag included

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Pricing and Availability

  • Washburn SOLARV160CK - £649 RRP inc VAT - Available November 2015
  • Washburn SOLARV160WHMK - £649 RRP inc VAT - Available Q1 2016

Ola Englund will be in the UK in December for a number of Washburn clinics.  Find all the clinic details here.

Washburn is distributed in the UK and ROI by Sound Technology Ltd. For more information please call Sound Technology Ltd on 01462 480000 or visit www.soundtech.co.uk/washburn