Often copied, but never surpassed, the Stratocaster is arguably the world’s most-loved electric guitar. Electrifying the music world since its debut in 1954, its natural, versatile sound made the Stratocaster the benchmark for exceptional guitar tones. The American Professional Stratocaster isn’t a re-imagining of the classic design; it’s the authentic original model, evolved.
The choice of musical legends since its release, the Stratocaster feel and sound set the world on fire, powering music movements from electric blues to EDM, and everything in-between. In your hands this Strat is ready to navigate the creative twists and turns of your music, inspiring you to express yourself in new ways through your playing.
Developed by pickup master Tim Shaw, the brand-new V-Mod single-coil pickups are voiced specifically for each position, mixing alnico magnet types to produce powerful, nuanced tones with original Fender sonic DNA. Retain high-end clarity when adjusting the volume controls, thanks to the new treble-bleed tone circuit that lets your tone shine through in all its glory. The new modern “Deep C”-shaped neck profile feels just right in your hand while the narrow-tall frets make it easy to bend strings accurately and play perfectly intonated chords.
The best of yesterday and today, the American Professional Stratocaster is the latest form of electric inspiration from Fender. Step up and stake your claim to a legend.
- A Stratocaster design that blends the best of modern and vintage construction
- Balanced-sounding ash body
- Maple neck with comfortable deep "C" profile
- 3 Shaw-designed V-mod single-coil pickups are balanced across the positions
- Narrow-tall frets are the most requested size in the Fender Custom Shop
- 2-point tremolo with pop-in arm
- Comfortable 9.5" fretboard radius
- Body Type:Solidbody
- Body Shape:Stratocaster
- Number of Strings:6
- Body Material:Ash
- Body Finish:Gloss Polyurethane
- Color:Sienna Sunburst
- Neck Material:Maple
- Neck Shape:New Deep C profile
- Fingerboard Material:Rosewood
- Fingerboard Inlay:Dots
- Number of Frets:22, Narrow Tall
- Scale Length:25.5"
- Nut Width:1.685"
- Nut Material:Bone
- Bridge/Tailpiece:2-Point Synchronized Tremolo with Bent Steel Saddles and Pop-In Trem Arm
- Tuners:Fender cast/sealed staggered modern tuners
- Neck Pickup:V-Mod Strat Single-coil
- Middle Pickup:V-Mod Strat Single-coil
- Bridge Pickup:V-Mod Strat Single-coil
- Controls:1 x volume, 2 x tone, 5-way blade pickup switch
- Case Included:Elite Hardshell case
- Manufacturer Part Number:0113010747