Taking iconic, legendary instruments and giving them updates that will please even the most demanding modern guitarists and bassists, the Fender American Elite series is a true milestone for this celebrated guitar making company.
When developing the American Elite series, Fender focused on the passion within players that fuels the fire of creativity and expression and the never-ending pursuit to achieve it.
With the Fender American Elite series, many of their classic guitars such as the Stratocaster and Telecaster, have been redesigned to meet the demands of modern players while staying true to their legacy.
A new standard for an iconic instrument, bringing timeless style that has been redesigned for the modern guitar player. Fender American Elite Telecaster – a fantastic, modern take on an absolutely legendary instrument, a true workhorse. Fender American Elite Jazz Bass and Fender American
Offering up fantastically versatile sound that is perfectly suited to any playing style, these really are great new takes classic bass guitars.
There are also fantastic entries such as the American Elite Telecaster Thinline; a hot-rodded semi-hollow guitar and the American Elite Stratocaster HSS Shawbucker which features a pickup from renowned humbucking expert, Tim Shaw.
These incredible pickups give you the classic style of a single coil pickup but with none of the drawbacks such as hum, buzz and other unwanted noise.
At the cutting edge of Fender’s pickup designs, the 4th gen Noiseless pickups offer incredibly diverse sonic performance from crisp and clear cleans to huge overdriven tones for that full rock flavour.
For further tonal control, the Fender American Elite Series makes use of the innovative S-1 switch that allows you to switch between alternate wiring options at the push of a button.
The Fender -1 Switch is discreetly situated as a button on the volume control knob offering mid-play tonal adjustments with a quick tap.
Other updates for the American Elite series by Fender include the new American Elite Neck Heel – the compound profile neck has a redesigned asymmetrical volute, giving you an enhanced and extremely comfortable playing feel while the cutaway heel blends seamlessly into it.
A new truss rod adjustment wheel makes adjusting the neck relief extremely easy, with the wheel located at the bottom of the fretboard while redesigned body contours make for a more comfortable playing experience and all short post locking tuners give an increased break angle at the nut and increase tuning stability.
New colours in the American Elite range include Sky Burst Metallic and Autumn Blaze Metallic; both of which are exclusive to the Fender American Elite series.