Fender American Elite Stratocaster Ebony - Tobacco Sunburst


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Fender's all-new American Elite Stratocaster boasts a huge array of top-notch features, making it stand in a class all its own. Three single-coil 4th Generation Noiseless pickups are at the heart of this guitar's sound, delivering iconic Strat chime without any unwanted noise. Whether you're after crystalline cleans or powerful overdriven rock tones, these pickups deliver on both fronts, and everywhere in between. The American Elite also features a new compound neck/neck heel for the ultimate in playability. A compound profile of "C" to "D" gives players comfort and stability throughout, making its 22-fret fingerboard more easily navigable than ever before. S-1 Switching allows access to series/parallel wiring options, putting a whole new range of sounds at your disposal. Other appointments such as a double action truss rod adjustment wheel, short-post locking tuning machines, and soft touch knobs round out this Fender's stellar feature set. The American Elite Stratocaster is the ultimate in playability and tone, while staying true to classic Fender aesthetics.


-Body Material: Alder
-Body Finish: Gloss Polyurethane
-Body Shape: Stratocaster
-Neck Material: Maple
-Neck Finish: Satin Urethane Finish on Back, Gloss Urethane Finish on Front
-Neck Shape: Compound Back Shape, Modern "C" to "D"
-Scale Length: 25.5" (648 mm)
-Fingerboard Material: Ebony
-Fingerboard Radius: 9.5" to 14" Compound Radius (241 mm-355.6 mm)
-Number of Frets: 22
-Fret Size: Medium Jumbo
-Nut Material: Bone
-Nut Width: 1.685" (42.8 mm)
-Position Inlays: Large Black Pearloid Dots
-Truss Rod: 2-Way Adjustable
-Truss Rod Nut: Heel-Mounted Spoke Wheel Adjustment
-Bridge Pickup: New 4th Generation Noiseless
-Middle Pickup: New 4th Generation Noiseless
-Neck Pickup: New 4th Generation Noiseless
-Controls: Master Volume (with S-1 Switch), Tone 1. (Neck Pickup), Tone 2. (Middle and Bridge Pickups; No-Load™ Tone control)
-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
-Configuration: SSS
-Bridge: 2-Point Deluxe Synchronized Tremolo with Pop-In Arm
-Hardware Finish: Chrome
-Tuning Machines: Deluxe Cast/Sealed Locking (all short posts)
-Pickguard: 4-Ply Aged White Pearloid
-Control Knobs: Aged White Soft Touch Knobs
-Switch Tip: Aged White
-Neck Plate: 4-Bolt Asymmetrical
-Strings: Fender USA, NPS, (.009-.042 Gauges)
-Case/Gig Bag: Elite Molded Case

Why We Love Fender

It's hard to find a name more synonymous with guitars than Fender. Ever since Leo Fender burst onto the scene with his now-iconic Telecaster, Fender guitars have found homes in the hands of brand new guitar players and seasoned rock stars. When the headstock says Fender, you know you're getting a quality instrument.