Taylor has announced the all-new American Dream Series, its most affordable all-solid US-built acoustics yet. The range takes in 3 Grand Pacifics with V-Class bracing and starts at a US street price of $1,399.
Each of the AD17, AD17 Blacktop and AD27 can be optionally augmented with Taylor's highly-regarded Expression System 2 (ES2) on-board electronics.
For more details on each, read on...
Taylor American Dream AD17 / AD17e - $1,399 / $1,599
Taylor’s first Grand Pacific equipped with ovangkol back and sides, the AD17, is a spruce top in "Urban Sienna", a treatment designed to complement the ovangkol’s grain, while there’s a thin matte finish across the guitar.
The ovangkol back and sides, says Taylor, bring much of the sparkle and low-end presence you'd normally expect expect from rosewood, plus a leveled-up midrange
Taylor American Dream AD17 Blacktop / AD17e Blacktop - $1,499 / $1,699
Again, the ovangkol construction of the Blacktop promises a warm, midrange focus, while the look is all about the matte 2mm black-finished spruce top and black pickguard.
Taylor American Dream AD27 / AD27e - $1,399 / $1,599
Finally, the mahogany-topped AD27 boasts sapele back and sides and an Urban Sienna stain and matte finish.
For more info on the American Dream line-up, head over to Taylor Guitars (opens in new tab).