Our lowest-priced Grand Auditorium to feature the all-star tonewood combination of solid Indian rosewood back and sides with a Sitka spruce top, the 414ce-R serves up a versatile combination of rich, adaptable tone, comfortable play and clean style. Generating a warm voice with strong low-end presence and a sparkling treble range, the 414ce-R is favored by players for its Swiss-army-like utility and easy-playing neck. Aesthetic details include white binding, a faux-tortoiseshell pickguard and Renaissance fretboard inlays. The 414ce-R includes a hardshell case, and its built-in ES2 electronics make it easy to plug in any play wherever you go.
Taylor’s signature shape embodies the ultimate all-purpose acoustic.
The tonewood superstar. Popular, traditional, and versatile, Bob Taylor puts Indian rosewood among the greatest tonewoods ever.
The soundboard choice for most guitars, Sitka spruce produces a broad dynamic range and accommodates a versatile range of playing styles.
Expression System® 2
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 body.
Our patented V-Class bracing is a revolutionary new pattern — a new sonic engine — that marks a major shift away from traditional steel-string bracing patterns.