The Vela boasts a contemporary offset body shape, and the addition of a semi-hollow body and satin nitro finish gives the Vela added attitude and resonance with a truly addictive feel. The Vela humbucker gives you the sweet sound that PRS is known for, including the coil-tap capability to take you into some serious jangle territory. A few months back I reviewed the S2 Mira Semi-Hollow. The PRS Paul Reed Smith S2 Vela Semi-Hollow is a vintage-inspired guitar with loads of personality and tonal textures. Its offset body shape, in Antique White, is at once elegant and edgy, and the addition of a semi-hollow body and f-hole gives the Vela added attitude and resonance. The Vela – also the Latin word for a ship’s sails, the Spanish word for wakefulness and the name of a constellation in the southern sky – is the latest addition to the S2 family. I liked it so much that I bought one. The S2 Vela Semi-Hollow Satin is a vintage-inspired guitar with loads of personality and tonal textures. The Type-D single-coil in the neck position harkens back to some of the greatest tones of the 1950s. Now PRS has expanded the S2 line with the Vela, the first S2 that isn’t based upon the body shape of one of the Core models. It was also a winner. With all the versatility you could ask for, the PRS S2 Vela Semi-Hollow delivers. Next, I reviewed the S2 Starla.