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Cedar’s warm midrange overtones and quick response make it a coveted top wood among fingerstylists and other players with a lighter touch. On this mahogany/cedar cutaway Grand Auditorium, V-Class bracing lifts those sonic virtues to new heights, serving up an even more powerful all-around response with billowing sustain. Add to that the bundle of sonic refinements that V-Class brings, including more powerful notes all the way up the fretboard and greater in-tuneness between the notes (thanks to a more orderly response from the top), and you’ve got a guitar that can cover a lot of ground. Mahogany’s naturally dry, focused voice emphasizes the midrange, lending a warm, clear punch that strummers, blues players will especially appreciate. Appointments include faux tortoise shell binding and pickguard, a faux tortoise/ivoroid rosette, and our striking Century fretboard inlay scheme in grained ivoroid with a new peghead inlay to complement the motif. With onboard Taylor ES2 electronics, you can count on natural-sounding amplified acoustic tone whenever you need it. The guitar also features a Venetian cutaway for upper-fretboard access, and ships in a deluxe hardshell case.
Discover the features that make this guitar unique
Taylor’s signature shape embodies the ultimate all-purpose acoustic.
A true performer for those with a lighter touch, cedar tops yield extra warmth and pair nicely with mahogany and rosewood.
A midrange powerhouse. Mahogany is prized for balance and articulation, making it one of the best all-around tonewoods there is.
The Expression System® 2 captures more of a guitar’s dynamic properties using a breakthrough behind-the-saddle design.
The Venetian cutaway is known for its soft, round lines. The sloping peak of the cutaway will vary depending on the shape of the guitar.
A revolutionary design that balances the flexibility and stability of the top, V-Class bracing produces unmatched sustain, volume, and intonation.
"Our commitment to a great playing experience covers every detail of a guitar."
|Bracing:||V-Class w/ Relief Rout|
|Brand of Strings:||Elixir Phosphor Bronze Light|
|Nut & Saddle:||Black Graphite, Micarta Saddle|
|Truss Rod Cover:||Black Plastic|
|Number of Frets:||20|
|Case:||Taylor Deluxe Hardshell Brown|
|Back Config:||2-Piece No Wedge|
|Rosette Size:||Single Ring|
|Stain/Sunburst:||Medium Brown Stain Back/Sides/Neck|
|Rosette Mat.:||Grained Ivoroid/Tortoise/Grained Ivoroid|
|Fretboard Binding/Edge Treatment:||West African Ebony|
|Type of Neck Joint:||Taylor Neck|
|Fretboard Wood:||West African Ebony|
|Heel Cap Binding:||West African Ebony|
|Headstock Overlay:||West African Ebony|
|Peghead Logo:||Grained Ivoroid|
|Bridge Pins:||West African Ebony|