Externally the American Elite Stratocaster has Fender's timeless style, but under the hood it's an entirely new breed of guitar designed for 21st-century players who constantly push the envelope. With over a dozen new innovations, each guitar is a true performer with eye-catching style, exceptional feel and versatile sound from the very first moment you plug it in and play.
Fender® American Elite Stratocaster®, Maple Neck, 3-Color Sunburst
BODY MATERIAL Alder BODY SHAPE Stratocaster® BODY FINISH Gloss Polyurethane NECK MATERIAL Maple NECK SHAPE Compound Back Shape, Modern "C" to "D" FRETBOARD WOOD Maple NUMBER OF FRETS 22 NUT MATERIAL Bone FRET INLAYS Large Black Pearloid Dots TRUSS ROD NUT Heel-Mounted Spoke Wheel Adjustment NECK FINISH Satin Urethane with Gloss Urathane Headstock Face SCALE LENGTH 25.5" FRETBOARD RADIUS 9.5" to 14" Compound Radius FRET SIZE Medium Jumbo NUT WIDTH 1.685" TRUSS ROD 2-Way Adjustable BRIDGE PICKUP New 4th Generation MIDDLE PICKUP New 4th Generation NECK PICKUP New 4th Generation SWITCHING 5-Position Blade: Position 1. Bridge Pickup, Position 2. Bridge and Middle Pickup, Position 3. Middle Pickup, Position 4. Middle and Neck Pickup, Position 5. Neck Pickup CONTROLS Master Volume (with S-1™ switch), Tone 1 (Neck Pickup), Tone 2 (Middle and Bridge Pickups; No-Load™ Tone control) CONFIGURATION SSS BRIDGE 2-Point Deluxe Synchronized Tremolo with Pop-In Arm TUNERS Deluxe Cast/Sealed Locking (all short posts) CONTROL KNOBS Aged White Soft Touch Knobs NECK PLATE 4-Bolt Asymmetrical HARDWARE FINISH Chrome PICKGUARD 3-Ply Mint Green SWTICH TIP Aged White CASE Elite Molded Case