The Vintage Hot Rod series incorporates the best of old and new into versatile instruments made for an entirely new generation of Fender players as well as longtime enthusiasts.
These new additions from Fender look very cool, first up here is a quick overview of the features added to all of the models:
Vintage Hot Rod Features
Compound-radius Fingerboards – 7.25″-12″
Sleek updated neck profiles
S-1TM Switching – A special S-1 switch in select models adds the bridge pickup to pickup switch positions 3, 4 and 5 for added versatility.
Vintage-style Locking Tuners
Vintage Hot Rod ’57 Strat
As you can see this guitar features a DiMarzio® Tone Zone™ Strat® in the bridge position, this is then complimented with the Samarium Cobalt Noiseless™ (SCN) Single-Coil Strat® pickups in the middle and neck position. Available in Candy Apple Red.
Vintage Hot Rod ’62 Strat
The pickups in the ’62 Strat are an American Vintage Single-Coil Strat® in the bridge, a Reverse Wound/Reverse Polarity American Vintage Single-Coil Strat® in the middle position and an American Vintage Single-Coil Strat® in the neck. Available in Olympic White.
Vintage Hot Rod ’52 Tele
The ’52 Tele has a Custom Vintage-Style Single-Coil Tele® in the bridge position and a Seymour Duncan® Vintage Mini HB in the neck and is available in Black.
Vintage Hot Rod 50′s Stratocaster
The 50′s Stratocaster features a Texas Special™ Single-Coil Strat® in the bridge position, an American Vintage ’56 Strat® Single-Coil in the middle position and an American Vintage ’59 Single-Coil Strat® in the neck position. This guitar is available in Fiesta Red.
Vintage Hot Rod 50′s Telecaster
The Butterscotch Blonde 50′s Telecaster features a Custom Shop Single-Coil Broadcaster pickup in the bridge position and a Fender® “Wide Range” Humbucking pickup in the neck position.
Vintage Hot Rod 60′s Stratocaster
The 60′s Stratocaster has an American Vintage ’56 Strat® Single-Coil in the bridge, an American Vintage ’65 Grey Bottom Single-Coil Strat® in the middle and an American Vintage ’59 Single-Coil Strat® in the neck position. This guitar is avilable in 3 Colour Sunburst.
Vintage Hot Rod 60′s Telecaster
The 60′s Telecaster has a Custom Shop Single-Coil Broadcaster pickup in the bridge, a Texas Special™ Single-Coil Strat® in the middle position and a Custom Shop “Twisted” Tele® Single-Coil in the neck.
For more info head over to the Fender Vintage Hot Rod Series homepage.