Cort introduces the G280 Select, an impressively spec'd revamp of its flagship G280DX

Cort G280 Select
(Image credit: Cort Guitars)

Cort has had a stellar 2021 thus far, announcing the gorgeously-spec'd Gold-Edge acoustic and boutique-vibed, modern-minded G300 Pro, to name a couple of examples. Now, the company has revamped its flagship G Series model – the G280DX – with a host of new features.

Available in either Amber or Trans Black, the G280 Select boasts a double-cutaway alder body with flame maple top, Canadian hard maple neck – with Cort's Ergo-V profile – and 22-fret, 12-16" compound radius rosewood fingerboard with dot inlays.

Electronics include three Cort-designed pickups – a VTH-77 humbucker in the bridge position complemented by a pair of VTS-63 single coils in the middle and neck positions. These are controlled via master volume and tone knobs and a five-way selector switch.

Cort G280 Select

(Image credit: Cort Guitars)

The guitar also sports a proprietary Cort CFA-III floating tremolo system, which is built using stainless steel saddles, a solid machined steel block, and a steel baseplate to provide “greatly improved sustain, faster and punchier pick attack, and a more coherent and balanced fundamental tone”.

Other features include a bolt-on construction, 25.5" scale length, Cort staggered locking tuners and chrome hardware.

“Cort's G Series was designed to represent a logical evolution of the term ‘vintage’,” Cort says. “The G280 Select represents the newest realization of this vision, offering excellent sonic character, stunning sophistication, and a wide variety of options and features to best meet a player's specific needs and requirements.”

The G280 Select is available now for $850. For more information, head over to Cort Guitars.

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Sam Roche

Sam was Staff Writer at from 2019 to 2023, and also created content for Total Guitar, Guitarist and Guitar Player. He has well over 15 years of guitar playing under his belt, as well as a degree in Music Technology (Mixing and Mastering). He's a metalhead through and through, but has a thorough appreciation for all genres of music. In his spare time, Sam creates point-of-view guitar lesson videos on YouTube under the name Sightline Guitar.