The Taylor 714ce electro-acoustic guitar, seen here in a great looking Western Sunburst, is another fantastic addition to Taylor’s revolutionary V-Class range.
A Class of Their Own
For 2018, Taylor have brought back the popular Taylor 714ce electro-acoustic guitar but with a significant upgrade.
Really setting the new 714ce apart from its predecessor is its innovative new V-Class bracing which gives you improved tone, volume and sustain.
Taylor 714ce V-Class Electro-Acoustic Guitar Key Features:
- New V-Class Bracing
- ES2 Electronics System
- Grand Auditorium Size Guitar
- Venetian Cutaway
- New Black Graphite Nut
- Lutz Spruce Top
- Indian Rosewood Back and Sides
- Abalone Reflections Fretboard/Headstock Inlay
- Includes Taylor Deluxe Hardshell Case
New V-Class Bracing
New from Taylor is their ground-breaking new bracing design, known as V-Class bracing, which transforms the way the guitar's top vibrates and dramatically enhancing the sound.
Marking a huge departure from traditional X-bracing, V-Class bracing produces notes that are louder, more in tune with each other and with greater sustain.
Using V-Class bracing, the guitar’s soundboard can be both incredible stiff and flexible at the same time, and results in increased volume and sustain while also improving intonation.
Crafting the Taylor 714ce
A grand auditorium style guitar, Taylor’s own signature shape, the 714ce V-Class is a wonderful, all-purpose acoustic guitar.
Making the top of the Taylor 714ce V-Class guitar is Lutz Spruce; a natural hybrid of Sitka and White Spruce with similar traits to Adirondack. This tone wood gives you powerful, rich tone with a lot of volume.
For the back and sides of the 714ce, Taylor have used Indian Rosewood. Traditional and very popular, Bob Taylor himself has said Indian Rosewood is among the greatest tonewoods ever.
With a size that is somewhere between a Dreadnought guitar and a Grand Concert, this Grand Auditorium guitar delivers the best of both worlds with great sound across the spectrum while being perfectly suited to both picking and strumming.
The Taylor V-Class 714ce also features a beautifully shaped venetian cutaway in the body of the guitar.
With its soft, round lines and sloping peak, the venetian cutaway provides an elegant aesthetic while allowing for easy reach of the higher frets.
Expression System 2 Electronics
Using a breakthrough behind-the-saddle design, the Expression System 2 beautifully captures the dynamic properties of the 714ce.
The revolutionary pickup design of the Taylor Expression System 2 delivers the latest in Taylor’s continuing innovation in the world of acoustic guitar amplification.
One secret to the ES2’s incredible performance is Taylor’s patented behind-the-saddle pickup which features three separately positioned and individually calibrated pickup sensors.
This unique placement and specific calibration allows for an increased capture of the dynamic range from the guitar.
Combined with Taylor’s own custom-designed professional audio-grade preamp, you get an exceptional amplified tone with incredible response.
Whether you’re playing on stage through a PA, plugged into an acoustic amplifier or recording directly onto a computer; the Expression System 2 truly delivers the voice of your Taylor guitar.
New and Improved
With the amazing new V-Class bracing, Taylor have taken everything people love about the 714ce and taken it to the next level.
A few visual tells denote the V-Class nature of this new version of the 714ce, such as the black graphite nut, a new label signed by master guitar builder Andy Powers, and a new abalone inlay on the headstock but the most impressive difference is in the sound.
Of course, to protect your investment and newest addition to your guitar collection, the Taylor 714ce V-Class guitar comes complete with a Taylor deluxe hardshell case.
Buy the Taylor 714ce V-Class electro-acoustic guitar and enjoy the great craftmanship of a Taylor guitar and the new and improved tone of this fantastic model.
Taylor 714ce V-Class Electro-Acoustic Guitar Specs:
- Scale Length: 25.5”
- Bracing: V-Class with Relief Rout
- Pickguard: Weathered Brown
- Tuners: Taylor Nickel
- Strings: Elixir Phosphor Bronze Light
- Body Width: 16”
- Nut and Saddle: Black Graphite Nut, Micarta Saddle
- Truss Rod Cover: Black Plastic
- Number of Frets: 20
- Case: Taylor Deluxe Hardshell Brown
- Body Length: 20”
- Body: 4 5/8”
- Binding/Edge Treatment: Non-Figured Koa
- Back Config: 2-Piece No Wedge
- Rosette Size: 2016 3-Ring
- Back/Side Finish: Gloss
- Top Finish: Gloss
- Rosette Material: Douglas Fir Herringbone
- Neck Width: 1.75"
- Fretboard Inlay: Reflections
- Fretboard Binding/Edge Treatment: West African Ebony
- Heel Cap Binding: West African Ebony
- Type of Neck Joint: Scarf
- Neck/Heel: Tropical Mahogany
- Fretboard Wood: West African Ebony
- Neck Finish: Satin
- Heel Length: 3.5"
- Peghead Finish: Gloss
- Peghead Binding: None
- Peghead Type: Standard
- Peghead Purfling: None
- Headstock Overlay: West African Ebony
- Peghead Inlay: Reflections
- Peghead Logo: Taylor Mother of Pearl
- Bridge Pins: West African Ebony
- Buttons: Nickel
- Edge Trim: Douglas Fir Herringbone
|Case Included||hard case|
|Neck Wood||tropical mahogany|
|Number Of Strings||6 string|
|Right / Left-Handed||right handed|
|Guitar Style||grand auditorium|
|Body Size||full size|
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