Fender American Elite Stratocaster, MN, Tobacco Sunburst (Ash)

Fender American Elite Stratocaster, MN, Tobacco Sunburst (Ash)

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An Innovative Instrument Melding Traditional Style With Modern Sound and Features

the American Elite Stratocaster replaces the American Deluxe range, and it's a progressive guitar for 21st-century musicians.Left-handed version, in 3-Colour Sunburst.

Fender has not forgotten the lefties, who can also enjoy the new American Strat, which returns in 2016 better than ever! The American Deluxe range is now replaced by the American Elite, offering the very best Fender US-made models. A great Strat designed for players who push the envelope every night, this guitar is a true performer that leaves others in the dust with eye-catching style, exceptional feel and versatile sound from the very first moment you plug it in and play. Featured on all American Elite instruments are the new 4th generation Noiseless pickups, which are only available in this series and represent a quantum leap in pickup design.

Outstanding Pickups

Combining vintage-style sound with effectively noise-free performance, these are the pinnacle of Fender’s noiseless pickup designs, offering pristine cleans and fat, overdriven tones that scream with pure rock ‘n’ roll power. Designed for fast playing and effortless position changes, the compound profile neck is ideal for all playing styles.

An Upgraded Neck

A modern “C”-shape at the nut, the profile morphs along the length of the neck to a modern “D”-shaped profile at the updated neck heel, providing plenty of comfortable support for fret hand antics. Locking, all short-post tuning machines provide increased break angle at the nut for buzz-free performance.

The smooth two-point modern tremolo adds emotive touches to your performance without sacrificing your tuning. Fender is renowned for head-turning style, and this guitar is no different—fromnewly refined, sleek and deeper contours that hug the player’s body to the black chrome headstock logo and large pearloid fret markers this instrument will dazzle the audience with elegant style.

The American Elite Stratocaster is a bold new guitar for the brave new guitarist who is setting out to cross uncharted musical terrain. Includes a redesigned Elite Molded Case with TSA locks to provide increased protection for your cherished instrument.



  • Body Shape - Stratocaster
  • Body Material - Ash
  • Body Finish - Gloss Polyurethane


  • Neck Material - Maple
  • Neck Shape - Compound Back Shape, Modern "C" to "D"
  • Scale Length - 25.5" (648 mm)
  • Fingerboard Radius - 9.5"-14" Compound Radius (241 mm-355.6 mm)
  • Number of Frets - 22
  • Fret Size - Medium Jumbo
  • String Nut - Synthetic Bone
  • Nut Width - 1.685" (42.8 mm)
  • Truss Rod Nut - Heel-Mounted Spoke Wheel Adjustment
  • Neck Plate - 4-Bolt Asymmetrical
  • Neck Finish - Satin Urethane Finish on Back of Neck with Gloss Urethane Headstock Face
  • Fingerboard - Maple
  • Position Inlays - Large Black Pearloid Dots


  • 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)
  • Pickup 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
  • Pickup Configuration - SSS


  • Bridge - 2-Point Deluxe Synchronized Tremolo with Pop-In Arm
  • Tuning Machines - Deluxe Cast/Sealed Locking (all short posts)
  • Orientation - Right-Hand
  • Pickguard - 3-Ply Mint Green
  • Control Knobs - Aged White Soft Touch Knobs


Case Includedhard case
Scale Length25.5" (64.8 cm)
Nut Width1.685” (42.8 mm)
Neck Woodmaple
Pickup Config3 x single coil
Number Of Strings6 string
Right / Left Handedright handed
Fingerboardmaple fingerboard
Guitar Stylestratocaster style
Body Sizefull size
Body Materialalder body

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Excellent informative service. They know their stuff
Thanks to all in the drum section and Fred for giving me advise and demonstrations. Fantastic shop in Nottingham - guitar and drum heaven!
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Excellent informative service. They know their stuff
Thanks to all in the drum section and Fred for giving me advise and demonstrations. Fantastic shop in Nottingham - guitar and drum heaven!
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