It wouldn't be a stretch to say that the Fender Stratocaster is the most influential and recognizable solid-body electric guitar of all time. With an illustrious history that dates back to 1954, the Strat's body shape has been copied countless times by guitar manufacturers. Of course, nothing beats the real thing, and within this section you'll discover a wide array of Fender Stratocaster guitars ranging from American Vintage and American Professional models to American Original, American Elite and signature models from acclaimed Strat players. To mention every single Stratocaster available in this catalog would take forever. If you want a better idea of which one is right for you, your best bet is to delve into each model separately.
As always, beginning with the top sellers is an excellent way to narrow down your search. Maybe you're after a Strat that was designed to meet the demands of a legend. If so, then check out the Artist Series Jeff Beck Stratocaster Electric Guitar. Made to the exact specifications of one of rock 'n' roll's all-time greats, this Strat sports a soft C-shaped neck, special dual-coil ceramic Noiseless pickups, a contoured heel for easy access to the upper frets, and straight-ahead 5-way switching. When you've worked hard on your craft and want an instrument that perfectly matches your virtuosity, you deserve the Jimi Hendrix Signature Stratocaster
. As you browse this selection of options, many iconic images of famous players will spring to mind - after all, this guitar was preferred by everyone from Eric Clapton and Stevie Ray Vaughan to Jeff Beck and Kurt Cobain. When you're ready to add your name to this impressive roster of artists, this is the place to kick off your Strat-playing journey. Our choices are seemingly endless. Whether you're into rock, country, blues, punk or jazz, you'll have no problem finding the perfect Strat to suit your tastes and budget.