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522e 12-Fret (2013)
Price: $3,318 US MSRP / Series: 500
522e 12-Fret (2013)

This 12-fret Grand Concert blends mahogany’s meaty midrange character with the focused sound of a smaller body, and incorporates a 12-fret design for a slightly warmer, more “broken-in” tone. The short-scale (24-7/8-inch) neck also makes fretting easier. Distinctive appointments include a black pickguard,grained ivoroid binding and rosette, a grained ivoroid Century fretboard inlay, and Taylor Expression System® 2 acoustic electronics.


Discover the features that make this guitar unique

Grand Concert


A smaller-bodied guitar ideally suited for fingerstyle.

Tropical Mahogany

Top Woods

The hardwood top produces strong fundamentals with clarity and focus.

Tropical Mahogany

Body Woods

A midrange powerhouse. Mahogany is prized for balance and articulation, making it one of the best all-around tonewoods there is.

Expression System® 2


The Expression System® 2 captures more of a guitar’s dynamic properties using a breakthrough behind-the-saddle design.



The clean, symmetrical look of a traditional acoustic guitar.


Additional Cost
Sitka spruce top
Tobacco or Honey Sunburst Top (Spruce/Cedar Top Models Only)
Abalone dot bridge pins (set of 6)
Nut widths: 1 11/16" or 1 7/8" (except nylons and 12-frets)
Short-scale neck (except Nylons and GO shape)
Florentine cutaway (Substitute for Venetian)
Gotoh 510 Antique Gold tuners w/ black buttons per set of 6 (except 12-fret)
Gotoh 510 Antique Gold/Chrome per set of 6 (except 12-fret)
High Performance (HP) Package
No Additional Cost
Cedar Top (except GO & 12-strings)
Lefty or lefty strung righty
Taylor gold tuners (set of 6)
Pickguard options (black, clear, tortoise, none)
No strap pin
3-piece back

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