The RG8570SP is an RG series solid body electric guitar model introduced by Ibanez for 2015. It is a limited production spot model which is part of the Japanese handcrafted J Custom line. It was revealed at the Gakki (Musical Instruments) Fair show in Japan in November 2014.
The RG8570SP features an ash body with a spalted maple and walnut top bolted to a titanium-reinforced Velvetouch maple and walnut neck with a rosewood fingerboard with flamed maple binding and Tree of Life vine inlay. Components include DiMarzio pickups in an HSH configuration, a Lo Pro Edge double locking tremolo bridge, recessed Easy Access control knobs and locking nut.
The RG8570MW is a similar model with a myrtle top. The RG8570BB is another similar model with a mahogany body and buckeye burl top. The RG8570Z is a related model with a mahogany body with a flamed maple top, an Edge Zero tremolo and cosmo black hardware. The RG8570ZXX J. Custom 20th Anniversary model is related but with a mahogany body with curly maple top and Edge Zero tremolo.