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6-String, 12-Fret | Tropical Mahogany Top | Tropical Mahogany Back and Sides | Tropical Mahogany Neck | West African Crelicam Ebony Fretboard | Expression System® 2 Electronics | Venetian Cutaway | Taylor Deluxe Hardshell Brown Case
Protective and durable Deluxe Hardshell Case included at no extra charge.
Limited Lifetime Warranty (U.S./Canada) or Extended Warranty (Details)
Responsive customer service from factory experts trained to help you get the most out of your guitar.
- All-solid mahogany body for warm, focused tone
- 12-fret setup makes for a relaxed playing feel
- Grand Concert body is comfortable to hold and play
- V-Class bracing adds stunning volume and sustain
- Hardshell guitar case for sturdy protection
Made with back, sides and top of solid mahogany, the Taylor 522ce 12-Fret offers an intimate playing experience paired with a focused, warm tone. The Grand Concert body with the 12-fret-to-neck configuration serves up an inspiring feel that's easy on your fretting hand thanks to the guitar's shorter 24-7/8" scale length. The 12-fret setup also moves the bridge slightly toward the center of the lower bout, helping produce more power in the midrange. With V-Class bracing inside for additional volume and sustain, the 522ce 12-Fret is a dream for fingerstyle players and strummers alike, and will especially appeal to players who prefer minimal overtones. It includes ES2 electronics and a hardshell case.
A smaller-bodied guitar ideally suited for fingerstyle.
A midrange powerhouse. Mahogany is prized for balance and articulation, making it one of the best all-around tonewoods there is.
The hardwood top produces strong fundamentals with clarity and focus.
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.
Scale Length 24-7/8"
Bracing V-Class Bracing
Tuners Taylor Slot Head
Strings Phosphor Bronze Light
Body Width 15"
Nut & Saddle Black Tusq Nut, Micarta Saddle
Truss Rod Cover Black Plastic
Number of Frets 18
Case Taylor Deluxe Hardshell Brown
Body Length 19 1/2"
Body Depth 4 3/8"