The Fender American Professional II Stratocaster HSS offers notable upgrades from its previous version. The alder body is loaded with brand-new V-Mod II pickups for the ultimate in single-coil tone. A Double Tap humbucker located in the bridge is ideal for powerful solos and lead lines. You also get upgraded hardware from headstock to tuners, including a contoured heel for playing comfort. Enhanced finishing techniques and Fender's famous dedication to quality craftsmanship round out the design.