Taylor cutaway acoustic/electric Grand Auditorium 414ce has long been a staple of gigging and recreational players thanks to its musical versatility and clean, workmanlike aesthetic. Crafted with back and sides of solid African ovangkol and a solid Sitka spruce top, the 414ce now also features our V-Class bracing, a game-changing sonic engine that powers these tonewoods to produce more volume, longer sustain, and stronger projection. The more orderly movement of the top, courtesy of the new bracing design, also improves the intonation up and down the neck, making chords sing like never before, without sour notes or the “rub” of slight dissonance within certain chords. The difference comes through loud and clear, whether you’re on the couch, recording into a mic, or plugged in at a gig. The ovangkol/Sitka pairing yields a mix of powerful midrange frequencies, strong, clear treble notes, and deep yet balanced lows, and together with V-Class, make this a superb all-around guitar. Fingerpickers, flatpickers and strummers each will find something to love here. Appointments include crisp white binding, Diamond fretboard/peghead inlays in Italian acrylic, and proprietary ES2 electronics. The guitar ships in a deluxe hardshell case.
Bracing - V-Class
Binding/Edge Treatment - White
Top Finish - Gloss
Back Config - 2-piece No Wedge
Rosette Size - Three Ring
Back/Side Finish - Gloss
Rosette Mat. - Plastic
Body Length - 20"
Body Width - 16"
Body Depth - 4 5/8"
Scale Length - 25-1/2"
Number of Frets - 20
Neck Width - 1-3/4"
Fretboard Inlay - Small Diamonds
Fretboard Binding/Edge Treatment - Black
Heel Cap Binding - White
Type of Neck Joint - Taylor Neck
Neck/Heel - Tropical Mahogany
Fretboard Wood - West African Crelicam Ebony
Neck Finish - Satin
Heel Length - 3-1/2"
Truss Rod Cover - Black Plastic
Tuners - Taylor Nickel
Peghead Finish - Satin
Peghead Type - Standard
Headstock Overlay - West African Crelicam Ebony
Peghead Inlay - Engraved Diamond, Italian Acrylic
Peghead Logo - Italian Acrylic
Nut & Saddle - Black Graphite, Micarta saddle
Pickguard - Tortoise
Bridge Pins - West African Crelicam Ebony
Buttons - Nickel
Case - Taylor Deluxe Hardshell Brown
*Models are subject to change without notice*
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