PRESS RELEASE: Fender’s Vintage Hot Rod ’50s Stratocaster gives you the best Strat tone, style and performance of both eras - authentically vintage-style design touches straight from the 1950s and hot-rodded modern mods ideal for today’s players.
Premium features include an ash body; maple neck with “D”-shaped profile, vintage-style heel-end truss rod adjustment, and satin back finish; and a compound-radius (7.25”-12”) maple fingerboard with 21 6105 frets, bone nut and gloss finish.
Singing tone comes from an American Vintage single-coil ’59 Stratocaster neck pickup and single-coil ’56 Stratocaster middle pickup, and a Texas Special™ single-coil Stratocaster bridge pickup. In addition to five-way blade pickup switching, an S-1™ switch adds the bridge pickup to pickup switch positions 3, 4 and 5.
Other features include a single-ply white pickguard, three aged white control knobs (master volume, tone 1, tone 2), two-point synchronized tremolo with vintage-style stamped steel saddles (chrome cover included), vintage-style locking tuners and locking strap buttons.
Available in Two-color Sunburst and Fiesta Red gloss finishes. Includes upgraded deluxe vintage-style tweed case, vintage-style 8’ cable, vintage-style black strap, extra tremolo springs and wrenches.