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500 Series Guitars

Starting at $3,299 USD

Urban Wood, Fresh Sound

Formerly the home of our mahogany models, the 500 Series now boasts back and sides of Urban Ironbark, an all-new tonewood sourced from our always-growing urban wood initiative. As a back and side wood, Urban Ironbark yields a bold, rich and sweet voice that's sure to impress players of all styles, giving these guitars piano-like clarity with a smooth character that amplifies each player's unique touch. We've paired the Urban Ironbark with torrefied spruce tops for an extra seasoned tone, adding up to a supremely balanced sound that performs exceptionally well on stage or in the studio. Players will also find the mahogany/torrefied spruce Builder's Edition 517 here, a Grand Pacific model with enhanced comfort features and aesthetics. If you're looking for a guitar with a totally original, unexpected musical personality, look no further than the 500 Series.

500 Series

Starting at $3,299 USD

Meet the 500 Series

 Urban Ironbark delivers a musical personality that's entirely unique to the Taylor 500 Series.

500 Grand Auditorium

Starting at $3,299 USD

1 Models

514ce

Top Wood: Sitka Spruce

Body Wood: Urban Ironbark

Shape: Grand Auditorium

Cutaway: Venetian Cutaway

Electronics: Expression System® 2

Specialty: 6-String

Orientation: Right Handed, Left Handed

500 Grand Concert

Starting at $3,299 USD

2 Models

512ce 12-Fret
$3,299.00

Top Wood: Sitka Spruce

Body Wood: Urban Ironbark

Shape: Grand Concert

Cutaway: Venetian Cutaway

Electronics: Expression System® 2

Specialty: 6-String, 12-Fret

Orientation: Right Handed, Left Handed

512ce

Top Wood: Sitka Spruce

Body Wood: Urban Ironbark

Shape: Grand Concert

Cutaway: Venetian Cutaway

Electronics: Expression System® 2

Specialty: 6-String

Orientation: Right Handed, Left Handed

500 Builder's Edition

Starting at $3,299 USD

2 Models

Builder's Edition 517e

Top Wood: Sitka Spruce

Body Wood: Tropical Mahogany

Shape: Grand Pacific

Cutaway: Non-cutaway

Electronics: Expression System® 2

Specialty: 6-String

Orientation: Right Handed Only

Builder's Edition 517e WHB

Top Wood: Sitka Spruce

Body Wood: Tropical Mahogany

Shape: Grand Pacific

Cutaway: Non-cutaway

Electronics: Expression System® 2

Specialty: 6-String

Orientation: Right Handed Only

500 12-String

Starting at $3,299 USD

1 Models

552ce

Top Wood: Sitka Spruce

Body Wood: Urban Ironbark

Shape: Grand Concert

Cutaway: Venetian Cutaway

Electronics: Expression System® 2

Specialty: 12-String

Orientation: Right Handed, Left Handed

FEATURES

Bold Sounds Contrast with Subtle Aesthetics

Sleek, polished visuals reflect designs focused on performance, versatility and tonal sophistication.

Urban Ironbark: Punchy, Dynamic, Vibrant

Urban Ironbark: Punchy, Dynamic, Vibrant

Urban Ironbark models serve up a deep, clear sound with a smooth attack, piano-like fidelity and a muscular, loud voice. The Builder's Edition 517 features back and sides of solid mahogany. Both body woods are paired with torrefied spruce in the 500 Series.

Playing Comfort Meets Musical Versatility

Playing Comfort Meets Musical Versatility

All 500 Series models are crafted on our V-Class bracing architecture for improved volume, sustain and tunefulness across the frequency range. Meanwhile, the easy-playing Taylor neck makes for a pleasingly relaxed handfeel while fretting.

Expression System 2 Acoustic Pickup

Expression System 2 Acoustic Pickup

Our proprietary Expression System 2 behind-the-saddle acoustic pickup translates the complex tones of the 500 Series into rich, organic live sound when playing through an amp or PA.

Traditional Looks with a Modern Touch

Traditional Looks with a Modern Touch

Standard 500 Series models sport Aerial inlays in Italian acrylic and faux pearl, along with a single-ring abalone rosette, and a full-gloss body finish with a subtle stain for the Urban Ironbark back and sides. The 517e boasts a Marquise inlay pattern that’s unique within the series.

Hardshell Case Included with Every Guitar

Hardshell Case Included with Every Guitar

All models in the 500 Series ship with a deluxe hardshell guitar case for protection during transport and storage.

Builder's Edition Model: the Grand Pacific 517e

Builder's Edition Model: the Grand Pacific 517e

The Builder's Edition 517e was one of our first Grand Pacific guitars. Boasting chamfered body and fretboard edges and a compound-carve neck profile, this dreadnought-style guitar offers seamless playing comfort along with a rich, seasoned tone. A torrefied Sitka spruce top adds an aged-in sweetness to the mahogany's warmth and focus. It's available with or without ES2 electronics as well as a Wild Honey Burst color treatment.

MEET THE OTHER SERIES

The American Dream®

Series Guitars

The American Dream®

Starting at $1749 USD

Starting at C$2249 CAD

Starting at SFr.1879 CHF

Starting at kr12799 DKK

Starting at 1699 EUR

Starting at £1529 GBP

Starting at kr16999 NOK

Starting at kr17799 SEK

Neo-vintage aesthetics and all-solid tonewoods deliver all the essentials of a satisfying, inspiring musical experience.

GT

Series Guitars

GT

Starting at $1799 USD

Starting at C$2499 CAD

Starting at SFr.2079 CHF

Starting at kr14299 DKK

Starting at 1899 EUR

Starting at £1699 GBP

Starting at kr18999 NOK

Starting at kr19999 SEK

Compact, comfortable and boldly voiced, the GT (grand theater) acoustic guitar offers an enjoyable, accessible experience for pros and casual players alike.

Academy

Series Guitars

Academy

Starting at $699 USD

Starting at C$849 CAD

Starting at SFr.799 CHF

Starting at kr5499 DKK

Starting at 729 EUR

Starting at £659 GBP

Starting at kr7299 NOK

Starting at kr7799 SEK

Solid tops and a focus on playability set the Academy Series apart, offering a welcoming feel at an approachable price.

100

Series Guitars

100

Starting at $899 USD

Starting at C$1199 CAD

Starting at SFr.1099 CHF

Starting at kr7499 DKK

Starting at 999 EUR

Starting at £899 GBP

Starting at kr9999 NOK

Starting at kr9499 SEK

Solid spruce tops paired with layered walnut or layered sapele yield rich tone at a great value for developing musicians.

200

Series Guitars

200

Starting at $1099 USD

Starting at C$1299 CAD

Starting at SFr.1199 CHF

Starting at kr8299 DKK

Starting at 1099 EUR

Starting at £979 GBP

Starting at kr10999 NOK

Starting at kr11499 SEK

200 Standard, Plus and Deluxe models offer three tiers of musical inspiration and a diverse collection visual styles.

300

Series Guitars

300

Starting at $2399 USD

Starting at C$2699 CAD

Starting at SFr.2529 CHF

Starting at kr17299 DKK

Starting at 2299 EUR

Starting at £2079 GBP

Starting at kr22999 NOK

Starting at kr23999 SEK

Two tonewood combinations give the 300 Series wide-ranging musical versatility, offering choices for virtually every player.

400

Series Guitars

400

Starting at $2999 USD

Starting at C$3699 CAD

Starting at SFr.3079 CHF

Starting at kr20999 DKK

Starting at 2799 EUR

Starting at £2529 GBP

Starting at kr27999 NOK

Starting at kr29299 SEK

Eye-catching sunburst top finishes imbue the time-honored rosewood/spruce tonewood pairing with fresh visual appeal.

600

Series Guitars

600

Starting at $3697 USD

Starting at C$4899 CAD

Starting at SFr.4399 CHF

Starting at kr29799 DKK

Starting at 3999 EUR

Starting at £3599 GBP

Starting at kr39999 NOK

Starting at kr41999 SEK

<!--td {border: 1px solid #ccc;}br {mso-data-placement:same-cell;}-->  Big Leaf maple and torrefied Sitka spruce serve up highly adaptable tone that showcases each player's technique.

700

Series Guitars

700

Starting at $3499 USD

Starting at C$3999 CAD

Starting at SFr.3729 CHF

Starting at kr25299 DKK

Starting at 3399 EUR

Starting at £3049 GBP

Starting at kr33999 NOK

Starting at kr35799 SEK

Select-grade Hawaiian koa serves up a lively punch with rich midrange sparkle and a raw, natural feel.

800

Series Guitars

800

Starting at $3699 USD

Starting at C$4499 CAD

Starting at SFr.4079 CHF

Starting at kr27499 DKK

Starting at 3699 EUR

Starting at £3329 GBP

Starting at kr36999 NOK

Starting at kr38799 SEK

Rosewood, spruce, V-Class bracing and a host of player-focused appointments make the 800 Series the quintessential Taylor experience.

900

Series Guitars

900

Starting at $5999 USD

Starting at C$7699 CAD

Starting at SFr.7149 CHF

Starting at kr48499 DKK

Starting at 6499 EUR

Starting at £5899 GBP

Starting at kr64999 NOK

Starting at kr68299 SEK

&amp;amp;lt;!--td {border: 1px solid #ccc;}br {mso-data-placement:same-cell;}--&amp;amp;gt;  Indian rosewood and Sitka spruce with V-Class bracing make for a distinctively bold voice with incredible tonal balance.

Koa

Series Guitars

Koa

Starting at $5999 USD

Starting at C$6999 CAD

Starting at SFr.5829 CHF

Starting at kr39499 DKK

Starting at 5299 EUR

Starting at £4779 GBP

Starting at kr52999 NOK

Starting at kr55499 SEK

Hawaiian koa's sparkling, bold musical response is famous for improving with time, giving these guitars a multigenerational appeal.

Presentation

Series Guitars

Presentation

Starting at $9999 USD

Starting at C$12629 CAD

Starting at SFr.10999 CHF

Starting at kr74799 DKK

Starting at 9999 EUR

Starting at £8999 GBP

Starting at kr99999 NOK

Starting at kr104999 SEK

Honduran rosewood and sinker redwood serve up incredible tonal warmth and complexity complemented by artful aesthetic details.

GS Mini

Series Guitars

GS Mini

Starting at $499 USD

Starting at C$999 CAD

Starting at SFr.829 CHF

Starting at kr5499 DKK

Starting at 749 EUR

Starting at £679 GBP

Starting at kr7499 NOK

Starting at kr7799 SEK

Solid tops, a comfortable feel and a spontaneous musical personality put GS Mini guitars in a class of their own.

Big Baby

Series Guitars

Big Baby

Starting at $499 USD

Starting at C$669 CAD

Starting at SFr.549 CHF

Starting at kr3799 DKK

Starting at 499 EUR

Starting at £459 GBP

Starting at kr4999 NOK

Starting at kr5299 SEK

With plenty of power and a comfortable frame, the Big Baby Taylor is ideal for impromptu playing sessions, songwriting and more.

Baby Taylor

Series Guitars

Baby Taylor

Starting at $399 USD

Starting at C$519 CAD

Starting at SFr.429 CHF

Starting at kr2999 DKK

Starting at 399 EUR

Starting at £359 GBP

Starting at kr3999 NOK

Starting at kr4299 SEK

The Baby Taylor makes great acoustic tone accessible and travel-ready.

Not sure what's the best Taylor guitar for you?

There's a Taylor for every player, whether you're a beginner or a pro. Explore the Taylor line by body shape and tonewood to find the right combination of feel and sound for you.

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Shapes

Each Taylor body shape yields a distinctive tonal personality and feel.

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Tonewoods

Premium tonewoods offer a range of tonal flavors and sound profiles.

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Model Numbers

Learn how Taylor model numbers work and what they tell you about our guitars.

Explore 500 Series Guitars

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Please note, all models are available in a left-handed configuration at no additional charge, except most Builder's Edition models.

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