just saw this.. never knew knopfler signed up with Fender.
Fender has introduced the latest addition to its Artist Signature Series, the new Mark Knopfler Stratocaster. This guitar was designed by Fender and Mark Knopfler, and it is an exact replica of the guitar that he uses on stage while fronting Dire Straits.
Designed in Scottsdale, Arizona and produced in Corona, California, the new Mark Knopfler Stratocaster will begin shipping in July.
Comfort Contoured '57 Lightweight Ash Body
Vintage Tinted '62 Maple Neck, "C" Shape,
21 Medium Jumbo Frets
3 Texas Special Single-Coil Strat Pickups
Fender/Gotoh Vintage Style Tuning Machines
American Vintage Synchronized Tremolo
Finish: Hot Rod Red (815)
$1899.99 U.S. Suggested Retail