CG / CGX

CG series are created using the experience and technology gained from decades of hand crafting fine classical guitars. The series offers ten models divided into five grades making it easy to find a guitar that fits your sound and design requirements. The CG series offers rich tone with improved volume, tone quality and response, superior playability with its easy to hold neck design and comfortable string height, and elegant appearance with its simple design.

CG192S

Top of the line, the flagship model of this series.192 class offers highest satisfaction in sound quality and cosmetics. Mahogany neck, ebony fingerboard, Body binding inlay are the distinct differences from other models.

  • Yamaha CG Shape
  • Solid European Spruce Top
  • Rosewood Back & Sides
  • African Mahogany Neck
  • Ebony Fingerboard

CG192C

Top of the line, the flagship model of this series.192 class offers highest satisfaction in sound quality and cosmetics. Mahogany neck, ebony fingerboard, Body binding inlay are the distinct differences from other models.

  • Yamaha CG Shape
  • Solid Western Redcedar Top
  • Rosewood Back & Sides
  • African Mahogany Neck
  • Ebony Fingerboard

CG182S

Utilizing Rosewood on side / back, Ebony for fingerboard, CG182S is designed to achieve the classical guitar perfection.

  • Yamaha CG Shape
  • Solid Spruce Top
  • Rosewood Back & Sides
  • Nato Neck
  • Ebony Fingerboard

CG182C

Utilizing Rosewood on side / back, Ebony for fingerboard, CG182S is designed to achieve the classical guitar perfection.

  • Yamaha CG Shape
  • Solid Western Redcedar Top
  • Rosewood Back & Sides
  • Nato Neck
  • Ebony Fingerboard

CG182SF

This model is a successor model of CG171SF made of Cypress laminate side/back and scratch plates to make authentic Flamenco sound and style of play possible. This authentic Flamenco guitar certainly satisfies needs of Flamenco players; moreover, its characteristics, such as lower action, great playability, quick response and attack, will definitely appeal to non-Flamenco style players like pop/rock guitarists.

  • Yamaha CG Shape
  • Solid Spruce Top
  • Cypress Back & Sides
  • Nato Neck
  • Ebony Fingerboard
  • Transparent Pickguard

CG172SF

This model is a successor of CG171SF made of Cypress laminate side/back and scratch plates to make authentic Flamenco sound and style of play possible. This authentic Flamenco guitar certainly satisfies needs of Flamenco players; moreover, its characteristics, such as lower action, great playability, quick response and attack, will definitely appeal to non-Flamenco style players like pop/rock guitarists.

  • Yamaha CG Shape
  • Solid Spruce Top
  • Cypress Back & Sides
  • Nato Neck
  • Rosewood Fingerboard
  • Transparent Pickguard

CG162S

This is an intermediate model with ovankol applied to side / back. Its unique attractiveness comes from the series design concept and beautiful figure of ovankol.

  • Yamaha CG Shape
  • Solid Spruce Top
  • Ovankol Back & Sides
  • Nato Neck
  • Rosewood Fingerboard

CG162C

This is an intermediate model with ovankol applied to side / back. Its unique attractiveness comes from the series design concept and beautiful figure of ovankol.

  • Yamaha CG Shape
  • Solid Western Redcedar Top
  • Ovankol Back & Sides
  • Nato Neck
  • Rosewood Fingerboard

CG142S

Gloss finish version of CG122MS/MC. Improvement in sound and playability is promised even for this reasonable model.

  • Yamaha CG Shape
  • Solid Spruce Top
  • Nato Back & Sides
  • Nato Neck
  • Rosewood Fingerboard

CG142C

Gloss finish version of CG122MS/MC. Improvement in sound and playability is promised even for this reasonable model.

  • Yamaha CG Shape
  • Solid Western Redcedar Top
  • Nato Back & Sides
  • Nato Neck
  • Rosewood Fingerboard

CG142SH

Yamaha CG142SH is extremely affordable and will give you years of satisfaction.This model produces the kind of warm and clear tone that you’d expect from a much more expensive guitar,Also, you can feel the superb playability with the lower string action.

  • Yamaha CG Shape
  • Solid Spruce Top
  • Nato Back & Sides
  • Nato Neck
  • Rosewood Fingerboard
  • Low Action for Easy Playability

CG142CH

Yamaha CG142CH is extremely affordable and will give you years of satisfaction.This model produces the kind of warm and clear tone that you’d expect from a much more expensive guitar,Also, you can feel the superb playability with the lower string action.

  • Yamaha CG Shape
  • Solid Western Redcedar Top
  • Nato Back & Sides
  • Nato Neck
  • Rosewood Fingerboard
  • Low Action for Easy Playability

CG122MS

This entry model offers solid top at affordable price. This is the only Mat Finish model in the series and its sound quality surely stands out in this price range. There are two variations available, solid Cedar top and solid Spruce top.

  • Yamaha CG Shape
  • Solid Spruce Top
  • Nato Back & Sides
  • Nato Neck
  • Rosewood Fingerboard
  • Matt Finish

CG122MC

This entry model offers solid top at affordable price. This is the only Mat Finish model in the series and its sound quality surely stands out in this price range. There are two variations available, solid Cedar top and solid Spruce top.

  • Yamaha CG Shape
  • Solid Western Redcedar Top
  • Nato Back & Sides
  • Nato Neck
  • Rosewood Fingerboard
  • Matt Finish

CG122MSH

Yamaha CG122MSH is extremely affordable and will give you years of satisfaction.The combination of the solid Spruce top and the matte finish provide the loud and clear sound.And you can feel the superb playability with the lower string action.

  • Yamaha CG Shape
  • Solid Spruce Top
  • Nato Back & Sides
  • Nato Neck
  • Rosewood Fingerboard
  • Low Action for Easy Playability
  • Matt Finish

CG122MCH

Yamaha CG122MCH is extremely affordable and will give you years of satisfaction.The combination of the solid American Redcedar top and the matte finish provide the loud and warm sound.And you can feel the superb playability with the lower string action.

  • Yamaha CG Shape
  • Solid Western Redcedar Top
  • Nato Back & Sides
  • Nato Neck
  • Rosewood Fingerboard
  • Low Action for Easy Playability
  • Matt Finish

CG102

Yamaha's most reasonably priced classical guitar offers a rich tone that beginners will find inspiring.

  • Yamaha CG Shape
  • Spruce Top
  • Nato Back & Sides
  • Rosewood Fingerboard

CGX122MSC

An electric version of the CG122MS, the CGX122MSC features the traditional body construction of classical guitar with cutaway and the Yamaha exclusive A.R.T. 2 way pickup.These features make it possible to have the authentic classical guitar sound both plugged and unplugged.

  • Yamaha CG Shape Cutaway
  • Solid Spruce Top
  • Nato Back & Sides
  • Nato Neck
  • Rosewood Fingerboard
  • Recreate Natural Tone and Dynamics by ART Pickup
  • Matt Finish

CGX122MCC

An electric version of the CG122MC, the CGX122MCC features the traditional body construction of classical guitar with cutaway and the Yamaha exclusive A.R.T. 2 way pickup.These features make it possible to have the authentic classical guitar sound both plugged and unplugged.

  • Yamaha CG Shape Cutaway
  • Solid Western Redcedar Top
  • Nato Back & Sides
  • Nato Neck
  • Rosewood Fingerboard
  • Recreate Natural Tone and Dynamics by ART Pickup
  • Matt Finish

CGX102

The CGX102 blends the great tone and outstanding value of the CG102 with the added flexibility of amplification. It features Yamaha designed contact pickups and preamp, system 68N, which make its natural amplified tone possible.

  • Yamaha CG Shape
  • Spruce Top
  • Nato Back & Sides
  • Rosewood Fingerboard
  • Recreate Natural Tone and Dynamics by ART Pickup

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