The Fender Stratocaster Deluxe guitars are souped-up versions with special pickups, active electronics, or some other high-performance variation. Tricked out with factory-fitted after-market modifications, Deluxe Strats feature imported vintage-style hardware.
The Fender Deluxe Stratocaster is currently available in these models:
- Fender Deluxe Players Stratocaster
- Fender Deluxe Stratocaster HSS Plus Top
- Fender Deluxe Roadhouse Stratocaster
- Fender Deluxe Lone Star Stratocaster
- Fender Pawn Shop ’70s Deluxe Stratocaster
The buyers guide for the Fender American Deluxe series can be found here.
Fender Deluxe Players Stratocaster
21st-century “Super Strat.” Once upon a time, there was a guitar Fender called the “Super Strat”. Today, what made the Super Strat great has been resurrected in the Fender Deluxe Players Strat. With its beautiful Ash body, special finishes, and gold toned hardware, the Deluxe Players Stratocaster gives you exceptional looks to go with its souped up sounds. Among the most notable features the Deluxe Players Strat includes:
- U.S.-made Vintage Noiseless pickups Maple, modern C-shaped neck
- 12″ fretboard radius
- 21 medium jumbo frets
- Push-button switch gives you 7 pickup combinations instead of the usual 5. The additional combinations add the bridge pickup to the combinations in switch positions 4 and 5, making position 4 have all 3 pickups working together and position 5 have the bridge and neck pickup working together.
- Vintage-style, six-point rocking Synchronized Tremolo
- Gold-plated hardware
Deluxe Roadhouse Stratocaster
This roadhouse is a rockin’ so don’t bother knocking, just come on in. If you like the Texas Blues sound of Stevie Ray Vaughn, the Fender Deluxe Roadhouse Strat with its three Texas Special single coil pickups has what you need. The other features of the Roadhouse Strat are pretty much the same as the Fender Standard Stratocaster.
Deluxe Lonestar Stratocaster
The Deluxe Lonestar Strat is basically an HSS version of the Deluxe Roadhouse Stratocaster, with a Seymour Duncan Pearly Gates Humbucking Pickup. The humbucker gives it a bit more power and tonal variation and is wound to get the famous Billy Gibbons ZZ Top sound.