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It’s hard not to love the classic Fender solidbodies.  The Stratocaster, the Telecaster, the Jaguar, and of course the Jazzmaster, can cover a lot of musical bases and have blazed some huge paths in music history.  But sometimes you just need more.  More power, more fatness, more crunch, and now you can have it all with the exciting new Blacktop series of guitars from Fender.  These are classic Fender guitars loaded up with some hot Alnico humbuckers and are ready to rock and roll.  And at $699, they are priced to be within reach of just about anyone.  Follow the jump for more info on the Blacktop series from Fender.

Blacktop™ Stratocaster® HH


Fender’s new and innovative Blacktop guitar series expands the sonic horizon of the classic Fender Stratocaster® guitar by powering it with high-gain humbucking pickups.

Sleek and supercharged, the Blacktop Stratocaster HH has dual over-wound alnico humbucking pickups, with other distinctive touches including skirted black amp knobs and a synchronized tremolo bridge. Other features include an alder body, maple neck with 9.5”-radius rosewood or maple fretboard, 22 medium jumbo frets, gloss polyester finish and chrome hardware.

Blacktop™ Telecaster® HH


Fender’s new and innovative Blacktop guitar series expands the sonic horizon of the classic Fender Telecaster® guitar by powering it with high-gain humbucking pickups.

Sleek and supercharged, the Blacktop Telecaster HH has dual over-wound alnico humbucking pickups, with other distinctive touches including skirted black amp knobs, a reversed chrome control plate and a hard-tail bridge. Other features include an alder body, maple neck with 9.5”-radius rosewood or maple fretboard, 22 medium jumbo frets, gloss polyester finish and chrome hardware.

Blacktop™ Jaguar® HH

Fender’s new and innovative Blacktop guitar series expands the sonic horizon of the classic Fender Jaguar® guitar by powering it with high-gain humbucking pickups.

Sleek and supercharged, the Blacktop Jaguar HH has dual over-wound alnico humbucking pickups, with other distinctive touches including skirted black amp knobs, a slinky 24” scale, Adjusto-Matic™ bridge with stop tailpiece and a lean control layout featuring a tonally convenient single three-way toggle switch. Other features include an alder body, maple neck with 9.5”-radius rosewood fretboard, 22 medium jumbo frets, gloss polyester finish and chrome hardware.

Blacktop™ Jazzmaster® HS

Fender’s new and innovative Blacktop guitar series expands the sonic horizon of the classic Fender Jazzmaster® guitar by powering it with a high-gain humbucking pickup.

Sleek and supercharged, the Blacktop Jazzmaster HS has a Duncan Designed™ single-coil Jazzmaster neck pickup and a humbucking bridge pickup, with other distinctive touches including skirted black amp knobs, a Jazzmaster tremolo tailpiece and a lean control layout featuring a tonally convenient single three-way toggle switch. Other features include an alder body, maple neck with 9.5”-radius rosewood fretboard, 22 medium jumbo frets, gloss polyester finish and chrome hardware.