Fender American Performer Series, Previously called the American Special series –
the new series from Fender marks the first refresh of guitars and basses at this price point in more than 10 years. The American Performer Series guitars and basses are priced from $1,099.99 – $1,199.99 providing the best craftsmanship and quality ever at this price point with lots of hand-made processes and new features that solve common problems for performers. New features include: Yosemite™ pickups officially introduced for this line; patent-pending DoubleTap™ humbucking pickups; ClassicGear™ tuning machines; special circuitry and enhanced electronics; a 70s style logo in silver on all models; an oversized ‘70s headstock on Stratocaster models, as well as brand-new gloss and satin finishes.
A look at some of the models: