FENDER’s New Player Plus Series Has Some Pretty Wild Colors

It’s time for a handful of new Fender guitars and basses, and in some pretty cool colors. As for the actual instruments, you know what you’re getting into at this point.

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First up are the Player Plus Stratocasters, available in both SSS- and HSS-configurations. The Player Plus Strats feature C-shape necks with rolled edges and 22 frets, with the HSS-configuration also boasting a 2-point Tremolo with block steel saddles. The Player Plus Strats offer Player Plus Noiseless single coil pickups with push-pull tone pots, while the HSS features a Player Plus humbucker with a coil-split option.

The SSS Player Plus Strats are available in Three-Color Sunburst, Olympic Pearl, Aged Candy Apple Red, Tequila Sunrise, and Opal Spark finishes starting at $999. The HSS is available in Three-Color Sunburst, Belair Blue, Cosmic Jade, and Silverburst for $1,029.

Then there are the Player Plus Telecaster and Player Plus Nashville Telecaster. Both offer C-shape necks with 22 frets and rolled edges, with the former coming equipped with the standard Telecaster pickup configuration and the latter offering an additional middle single-coil pickup. Both come with push-pull tone switches, with the Nashville having the extra Player Plus Strat pickup in the middle.

The Player Plus Telecaster is available in Three-Color Sunburst, Cosmic Jade, Silver Smoke, and Aged Candy Apple Red finishes for $999. The Player Plus Nashville Telecaster is available in Three-Color Sunburst, Butterscotch Blonde, Opal Spark, and Aged Candy Apple Red finishes for $1,029.

Plus, there are the basses! There’s the Player Plus Active Precision Bass, which offers a Jazz Bass single-coil pickup in the bridge and and a classic P-Bass pickup in the center. The bass features a three-band EQ and, as you might’ve guessed by now, the bass also features C-shape neck with rolled edges.

The Player Plus Active Precision Bass is available in Silver Smoke, Cosmic Jade, Three-Color Sunburst, and Olympic Pearl finishes for $1,049.

Finally, the Player Plus Active Jazz Bass and Jazz Bass V offer the same neck as the Precision Bass, though obviously with a set of Jazz Bass pickups in the bridge and center. The Jazz Bass and Jazz Bass V come in four- and five-string configurations, both also faturing the three-band EQ.

The Player Plus Active Jazz Bass is available in Three-Color Sunburst, Olympic Pearl, Belair Blue, and Aged Candy Apple Red finishes for $1,099. The Jazz Bass V comes in Three-Color Sunburst, Cosmic Jade, Opal Spark, and Tequila Sunrise finishes for $1,149.