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Taylor 716ce Electro Acoustic Guitar - Vintage Sunburst


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  • Grand symphony body shape with Venetian cutaway allowing for easy reach to upper frets
  • Sitka spruce top with stunning vintage sunburst finish
  • Forward shifted bracing pattern with relief rout
  • Tropical mahogany neck and heel with satin finish for a comfortable playing feel
  • Taylor's groundbreaking Expression System (ES) electronics onboard for superb amplification
  • Includes Taylor deluxe hardshell brown case for added protection
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The Taylor 716ce is a harmonious mix of beauty and functionality. The composition of tonewoods, construction methods, select hardware, finishing appointments and electronics, come together beautifully to create a guitar that is an absolute dream. The Grand Symphony body shape of the 716ce is very similar to that of Taylor's incredibly popular Grand Auditorium shape. However, the subtle difference lies in the larger lower bout and slightly wider waist, which gives the 716ce a phenomenal amount of power. The fullness of tone, the level of volume and lengthiness of sustain, is great whether you're a hard-hitting strummer or a gentle fingerpicker. Furthermore the 716ce gives you easy access to the upper frets thanks to the masterfully-designed, softly rounded Venetian cutaway.

The body top is reinforced using Taylor's forward shifted bracing pattern with relief rout. The relief rout allows the top to reverberate freely, whilst remaining supported at all times. This gives the guitar its great ability to project sound efficiently and loudly.

Supporting the versatility and volume of the Taylor 716ce Guitar’s body shape, an Sitka spruce has been utilised for its response to aggressive playing - it accentuates note articulation across the dynamic range. Sitka spruce ages very well and the more you play it, the more it develops its own richly unique voice. The versatility of both body shape and top wood are supported further by the Indian rosewood chosen for the guitar’s back & sides, with its responsiveness to any type of playing and its powerful dexterity throughout the entire sonic range.

The choice of beautiful woods continues with the tropical mahogany used for the Taylor 716ce’s neck, topped by a 20-fret ebony fingerboard, which is adorned with Heritage Diamond inlays.

The Taylor 716ce has been gloss finished in a stunning vintage sunburst. The neck has received a satin finish, allowing you to effortlessly glide along as you play. Offsetting the body finish is an ivoroid binding, which continues along the fingerboard to offer further stability and support.


Amplifying the natural sound of the 716ce, is Taylor’s own onboard acoustic pickup and preamp pairing, the Expression System.

Comprised of a Dynamic Body Sensor mounted to the soundboard, a Dynamic String Sensor embedded beneath the fretboard, and a discrete preamp, this setup uses an all-magnetic acoustic guitar pickup system to ensure the natural tones of the 716ce are retained when amplified. What’s more with the Expression System being built by Taylor it works seamlessly with their guitars. Controlling the electronics is easy with a set of non-intrusive knobs, made up of volume, bass, and treble controls.

Model716ce Electro Acoustic Guitar
Top MaterialSitka Spruce
Back & Side MaterialRosewood
Neck MaterialTropical American Mahogany
Fingerboard MaterialEbony
Body ShapeGrand Symphony Cutaway
ColourVintage Sunburst
PickupsTaylor Expression System
Guitar SizeFull
Number of Strings6
Scale Length25-1/2"
Nut & SaddleTusq
Truss RodAdjustable
BracingForward Shifted Pattern with Relief Rout
Included Accessories Taylor Deluxe Hardshell Brown
Elixir Medium Strings
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