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Price: $3,198 US MSRP / Series: Acoustic 8

The GS shape is well-suited for a 12-string guitar, yielding a beautiful, rich low end, an even balance from low to high, and an overall resonance that 12-string players will love. The rosewood/Sitka spruce GS8-12 sings out with incredible volume and tonal range.

This model has been discontinued.

Legacy Model

The GS8-12 is not currently offered as a standard production model. If you would like to inquire about ordering one through Taylor’s Custom program, please contact your local Taylor dealer or call us at 1-800-943-6782 in North America. For customers outside North America, contact the international Taylor distributor in your country.


Discover the features that make this guitar unique

Grand Symphony


This strong Taylor strummer produces a rich, bold voice.

Sitka Spruce

Top Woods

The soundboard choice for most guitars, Sitka spruce produces a broad dynamic range and accommodates a versatile range of playing styles.

Indian Rosewood

Body Woods

The tonewood superstar. Popular, traditional, and versatile, Bob Taylor puts Indian rosewood among the greatest tonewoods ever.

No Electronics


Whether you’re an acoustic purist or simply don’t need a pickup, we’ve got you covered.



The clean, symmetrical look of a traditional acoustic guitar.


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