A versatile instrument suitable for a range of musical applications, the Grand Auditorium 714ce boasts a rich and dynamic voice. The Lutz spruce top responds with the sonic power and headroom of old-growth Adirondack spruce, with an extra splash of warmth across the tonal spectrum. Together with Taylor’s patented V-Class bracing scheme and solid Indian rosewood back and sides, this guitar resonates with spectacular power, clarity and sustain. One of the most inspiring attributes of the bracing architecture is the noticeably enhanced in-tuneness of the notes, with more harmonic agreement among chords and extra girth in upper-register notes. The result is a balanced, textured sound that’s rich in tonal nuance with enough dynamic range to support hard hitters and soft pickers alike. Aesthetically, the 714ce sports an aesthetic that balances rootsy and refined elements, featuring wood-rich details like koa binding, a herringbone-style Douglas fir/maple rosette, and bias-cut Douglas fir top trim, along with abalone Reflections fretboard and peghead inlays and a “weathered brown” pickguard. The guitar ships with ES2 electronics in a deluxe hardshell case.
Bracing - V-Class
Binding/Edge Treatment - Non Figured Koa
Top Finish - Gloss
Back Config - 2-piece No Wedge
Rosette Size - 2016 3-Ring
Back/Side Finish - Gloss
Rosette Mat. - Douglas Fir Herringbone
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 - Reflections
Fretboard Binding/Edge Treatment - West African Crelicam Ebony
Heel Cap Binding - West African Crelicam Ebony
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 - Gloss
Peghead Type - Standard
Headstock Overlay - West African Crelicam Ebony
Peghead Inlay - Reflections
Peghead Logo - Taylor Mother of Pearl
Nut & Saddle - Black Graphite, Micarta saddle
Pickguard - Weathered Brown
Bridge Pins - West African Crelicam Ebony
Buttons - Nickel
Edge Trim - Douglas Fir Herringbone
Case - Taylor Deluxe Hardshell Brown
*Models are subject to change without notice*
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