Taylor Guitars | New For '22

Fresh New Models For The California-Based Brand!

The new year has arrived with an exciting update from the world of Taylor Guitars: a lineup of five new acoustic guitars showcasing the signature craftsmanship, premium tonewoods and player-friendly features that guitarists have come to love from Taylor. From the seriously fun, compact GTe Blacktop to the visually and musically stunning AD27e Flametop, this family of U.S.-made guitars serves up an inspiring range of tonal flavors and aesthetics.

Keep reading to learn more about each of Taylor’s new guitars, and make sure to visit Chicago Music Exchange to test-drive them for yourself. 

Meet The New Taylor Guitars

AD27e Flametop

Headlining the new batch of Taylor guitars is the gorgeous AD27e Flametop, a Grand Pacific dreadnought featuring back, sides and top of solid Big Leaf maple. With V-Class bracing inside to add more warmth and body to the maple sound, the AD27e Flametop yields a warm, chunky, earthy sound unlike anything you’ve ever heard from Taylor before.

Maple / Spruce GT 611e LTD

The GT 611e LTD sports a dazzling aesthetic profile that reflects its tonal sparkle. This limited-edition model features maple back and sides paired with a spruce top, with a gorgeous Antique Blonde finish and striking Mission inlays that make a statement under the spotlight.

Taylor AD27e Flametop Big Leaf Maple Shaded Edgeburst ES2 Acoustic Guitars / OM and Auditorium
Taylor AD27e Flametop Big Leaf Maple Shaded Edgeburst ES2 Acoustic Guitars / OM and Auditorium
Taylor AD27e Flametop Big Leaf Maple Shaded Edgeburst ES2 Acoustic Guitars / OM and Auditorium
Taylor AD27e Flametop Big Leaf Maple Shaded Edgeburst ES2 Acoustic Guitars / OM and Auditorium
Taylor AD27e Flametop Big Leaf Maple Shaded Edgeburst ES2 Acoustic Guitars / OM and Auditorium
Taylor AD27e Flametop Big Leaf Maple Shaded Edgeburst ES2 Acoustic Guitars / OM and Auditorium
Taylor AD27e Flametop Big Leaf Maple Shaded Edgeburst ES2 Acoustic Guitars / OM and Auditorium
Taylor AD27e Flametop Big Leaf Maple Shaded Edgeburst ES2 Acoustic Guitars / OM and Auditorium
Taylor AD27e Flametop Big Leaf Maple Shaded Edgeburst ES2 Acoustic Guitars / OM and Auditorium
Taylor AD27e Flametop Big Leaf Maple Shaded Edgeburst ES2 Acoustic Guitars / OM and Auditorium

Taylor AD27e Flametop Big Leaf Maple Shaded Edgeburst ES2

$2,199.00
Just like the debut of the Grand Pacific body style revealed a different flavor of Taylor sound — warm and seasoned, with notes that blend smoothly together — the new AD27e Flametop from the American Dream Series leans even farther away from the sound often associated with Taylor. The guitar features a figured maple top, solid maple back sides, and a maple neck, but forget any association of brightness you might have with maple guitars. Between the GP body, maple top, and V-Class bracing, master builder Andy Powers has shaped this guitar’s voice into an earthy, midrange-focused sound. By design, the guitar produces fewer overtones, giving it a dry, more muted, slightly mellower sonic texture that will sound right at home in Americana circles and make a great strummer for chunky acoustic rhythm work. Visually, the guitar channels the gritty character of a worn in pair of boots or jeans with a dusky Woodsmoke finish, shaded edgeburst and satin sheen. Like other American Dream models, the Flametop features chamfered body edges, 4mm dot inlays in Italian acrylic, and onboard ES2 electronics (also available without electronics). The guitar ships in a Taylor AeroCase.

Serial #: 1211221022

Body Wood: Solid Big Leaf Maple
Top Wood: Solid Figured Big Leaf Maple
Neck / Fretboard: Hard Rock Maple / West African Ebony
Nut Width: 1-3/4”
Scale Length: 25-1/2”
Bracing: V-Class
Electronics: ES2
Case: AeroCase
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Taylor GT 611e Limited Sitka/Big Leaf Maple Antique Blonde ES2 Acoustic Guitars / OM and Auditorium
Taylor GT 611e Limited Sitka/Big Leaf Maple Antique Blonde ES2 Acoustic Guitars / OM and Auditorium
Taylor GT 611e Limited Sitka/Big Leaf Maple Antique Blonde ES2 Acoustic Guitars / OM and Auditorium
Taylor GT 611e Limited Sitka/Big Leaf Maple Antique Blonde ES2 Acoustic Guitars / OM and Auditorium
Taylor GT 611e Limited Sitka/Big Leaf Maple Antique Blonde ES2 Acoustic Guitars / OM and Auditorium
Taylor GT 611e Limited Sitka/Big Leaf Maple Antique Blonde ES2 Acoustic Guitars / OM and Auditorium
Taylor GT 611e Limited Sitka/Big Leaf Maple Antique Blonde ES2 Acoustic Guitars / OM and Auditorium
Taylor GT 611e Limited Sitka/Big Leaf Maple Antique Blonde ES2 Acoustic Guitars / OM and Auditorium

Taylor GT 611e Limited Sitka/Big Leaf Maple Antique Blonde ES2

$3,499.00
The growing appeal of the Taylor GT has spurred this tonewood pairing of figured maple and spruce. In the same way that the larger Grand Orchestra’s body curves inspired the design of the scaled-down GT shape, the striking aesthetic of the 618e was embraced again here. Artful touches include antique blonde color shading, which accentuates the figured maple back and sides and adds vintage flair to the spruce top, while Mission inlays in mother-of-pearl and ivoroid visually pop against the ebony fretboard and peghead overlay. Beyond the inviting proportions of the GT, C-Class bracing gives the small body surprising volume and low-end depth, and with the maple/spruce pairing, this guitar’s clarity will make it a secret weapon for recording and playing live. Other appointments include maple body (and soundhole) binding with black/koa/ivoroid top edge trim, a paua rosette with matching trim, a dark-stained maple pickguard, ebony bridge pins with abalone dots, a full-gloss body and Taylor Mini nickel tuners. The GT 611e LTD features onboard ES2 electronics and comes with a Taylor AeroCase.

Serial #: 1211191027

Body Wood: Solid Figured Big Leaf Maple
Top Wood: Solid Sitka Spruce
Fretboard: Smoky West African Ebony
Nut Width: 1-23/32”
Scale Length: 24-1/8”
Bracing: C-Class
Electronics: ES2
Case: AeroCase
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Taylor American Dream AD22e Grand Concert Mahogany/Sapele Natural Acoustic Guitars / Concert
Taylor American Dream AD22e Grand Concert Mahogany/Sapele Natural Acoustic Guitars / Concert
Taylor American Dream AD22e Grand Concert Mahogany/Sapele Natural Acoustic Guitars / Concert
Taylor American Dream AD22e Grand Concert Mahogany/Sapele Natural Acoustic Guitars / Concert
Taylor American Dream AD22e Grand Concert Mahogany/Sapele Natural Acoustic Guitars / Concert
Taylor American Dream AD22e Grand Concert Mahogany/Sapele Natural Acoustic Guitars / Concert
Taylor American Dream AD22e Grand Concert Mahogany/Sapele Natural Acoustic Guitars / Concert
Taylor American Dream AD22e Grand Concert Mahogany/Sapele Natural Acoustic Guitars / Concert
Taylor American Dream AD22e Grand Concert Mahogany/Sapele Natural Acoustic Guitars / Concert
Taylor American Dream AD22e Grand Concert Mahogany/Sapele Natural Acoustic Guitars / Concert

Taylor American Dream AD22e Grand Concert Mahogany/Sapele Natural

$1,699.00
The American Dream Series was created at the intersection of solid-wood tone, American craftsmanship, playability and great value. The new Grand Concert AD22e fits the bill, a fresh entry that offers players a more compact feel and a different acoustic flavor compared to the Grand Pacific models in the series. Solid sapele for the back and sides matches up with a mahogany top, generating a bold, punchy midrange with pleasing warmth and a woody sound that suits the guitar’s rootsy vibe. Inside, V-Class bracing dials up the response of this smaller-bodied guitar, adding volume and sustain and drawing out the essential character of the sapele/mahogany tonewood combination. The 24-7/8” scale length provides a relaxed, slinky feel for the fretting hand, while chamfered body edges and the always-comfortable Taylor Neck make the AD22e feel accommodating for all types of players. This noncutaway model is sparingly appointed to maintain its workmanlike aesthetic and accessible price point, with black top purfling, a single-ring rosette, 4mm dot fretboard inlays in Italian acrylic and a thin matte finish that preserves the natural feel of the wood. It ships with built-in ES2 electronics and a brown AeroCase, which provides reliable protection at one-third the weight of a traditional hardshell case.

Body Wood: Sapele
Top Wood: Mahogany
Nut Width: 1-3/4”
Scale Length: 24-7/8”
Bracing: V-Class
Electronics: ES2
Case: Brown AeroCase
Fingerboard: Eucalyptus
Neck Wood: Mahogany
Number of Frets: 20
Neck Finish: Satin
Bridge: Eucalyptus
Saddle & Nut: Micarta saddle, TUSQ nut
Pickup/Preamp: Behind-the-saddle transducer with Adjustable Sensors
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AD22e: Sapele + Neo-Tropical Mahogany

Fans of the compact Grand Concert body shape will love the new AD22e from the American Dream Series. Sapele and mahogany pair up for a rich blend of midrange punch and focused clarity, while the chamfered edges and accommodating dimensions make for a seamless playing feel.

GTe Mahogany: Neo-Tropical Mahogany

This new all-mahogany GT model showcases the versatile musical character of a classic tonewood, serving up a woody midrange response with minimal overtones and a strong focus on the fundamental note. That clarity and balance makes the GTe Mahogany especially ideal for recording, whether you’re in a studio or at home.

GTe Blacktop: Walnut + Spruce

Taylor’s roster of compact GT guitars expands with the GTe Blacktop, which features solid walnut back and sides with a spruce top. Expect a tone profile with much of the midrange boldness and focus you’d expect from mahogany, along with a rich low end that blooms as you play the guitar over time.

When looking at all the new models and tonal options, it’s easy to see why Taylor Guitars continue to be a favorite of discerning players everywhere. Call, click, or stop in to enjoy the Taylor Experience and hear them for yourself.

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Taylor GTe Mahogany Natural ES2 Acoustic Guitars / OM and Auditorium
Taylor GTe Mahogany Natural ES2 Acoustic Guitars / OM and Auditorium
Taylor GTe Mahogany Natural ES2 Acoustic Guitars / OM and Auditorium
Taylor GTe Mahogany Natural ES2 Acoustic Guitars / OM and Auditorium
Taylor GTe Mahogany Natural ES2 Acoustic Guitars / OM and Auditorium
Taylor GTe Mahogany Natural ES2 Acoustic Guitars / OM and Auditorium

Taylor GTe Mahogany Natural ES2

$1,699.00
Note: Due to differences in wood grain, the item you receive may not exactly match the item in the photos.


The latest expansion to the GT family serves up a fresh look and feel with all-mahogany construction and rootsy musical character. Sonically, the mahogany will produce a woody midrange with a strong focus on the fundamental note, with a balanced attack thanks to mahogany’s natural compression effect as a top wood. Inside, C-Class bracing dials up more power in the bass range, producing a surprisingly rich low end for a smaller guitar. The player-friendly body includes chamfered edges, while the comfortable 24-1/8” scale length creates a relaxed handfeel that makes fretting chords and bending notes easy on the fingers.

Aesthetically, the GTe Mahogany’s appointments reflect its rustic personality, featuring a thin matte finish and Urban Sienna stain. The eucalyptus fretboard, bridge and peghead overlay add a touch of earthy variegation, accented by a maple/black rosette and 4mm dot inlays. Taylor Mini nickel tuners round out the visual details. The GTe Mahogany includes our popular AeroCase for sturdy protection at an exceptionally light weight.

Back and Side Wood: Solid Neo-Tropical Mahogany
Top Wood: Solid Neo-Tropical Mahogany
Neck: Neo-Tropical Mahogany
Fretboard: Eucalyptus
Nut Width: 1-23/32”
Scale Length: 24-1/8”
Bracing: C-Class
Electronics: ES2
Guitar Protection: AeroCase
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Fender Deluxe Instrument Cable Shell Pink 10' Straight-Straight
Fender Deluxe Instrument Cable Shell Pink 10' Straight-Straight
Fender Deluxe Instrument Cable Shell Pink 10' Straight-Straight
Fender Deluxe Instrument Cable Shell Pink 10' Straight-Straight
Fender Deluxe Instrument Cable Shell Pink 10' Straight-Straight
Fender Deluxe Instrument Cable Shell Pink 10' Straight-Straight

Fender Deluxe Instrument Cable Shell Pink 10' Straight-Straight

$34.99
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  • Shell Pink PVC cable
  • 20 AWG wire
  • 24K gold-plated connectors
  • Durable plastic Olympic White ends
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