This darkly alluring cutaway Grand Auditorium boasts unique visual appeal thanks to its mahogany top, and there’s sonic magic under the hood as well. Our groundbreaking V-Class bracing enhances the volume, sustain and projection, bringing out even more of the natural midrange focus of its Tasmanian blackwood back and sides. While the natural compression of the hardwood mahogany top tends to even out the response across the tonal spectrum, the V-Class design boosts the dynamic range, especially in the upper register, and the in-tuneness of the notes everywhere along the fretboard is wonderfully consistent. All of these nuances add up to a versatile choice for gigging, practicing or recording across multiple playing styles. The dusky hues of the mahogany top project a rootsy vibe, accented by a shaded edgeburst, black binding, a matching pickguard, and muted satin-finish sheen.
Nut & Saddle: Black Graphite, Micarta saddle
Truss Rod Cover: Black Plastic
Case: Taylor Deluxe Hardshell Brown:
Brand of Strings: Elixir Phosphor Bronze Light
Body Length: 20": Body Width: 16"
Body Depth: 4 5/8"
Binding/Edge Treatment: Black
Back Config: 2-piece No Wedge
Stain/Sunburst: Blackwood Stain Back/Sides, Medium Brown Stain Top/Neck, Shaded Edge Burst: Top
Fretboard Inlay: Gemstone, Italian Acrylic
Fretboard Binding/Edge Treatment: Black
Type of Neck Joint: Taylor Neck
Neck/Heel: Tropical Mahogany
Fretboard Wood: West African Ebony
Heel Length: 3-1/2"
Headstock Overlay: West African Ebony
Peghead Inlay: Gemstone, Italian Acrylic
Peghead Logo: Italian Acrylic
Bridge Pins: West African Ebony