Fender introduces a revised version of its American Deluxe models. For the Stratocaster, Fender highlights four changes:
- Compound radius fretboard, 9.5″ to 14″
- Staggered tuners
- New N3 noiseless pickups
- Reconfigured S1 switching
The American Deluxe Stratocaster is also available as left-hand, HSS, V-Neck, and ash-bodied version. Color choices depend on the model. There are also new American Deluxe Telecaster (with binding), Precision Bass, and Jass Bass models.