THE X SERIES | Durable and affordable without sacrificing tone, Martin X Series guitars are made for musicians that want the freedom to play how, where, and when they want without breaking the bank. Delivering legendary Martin tone, the X Series will easily make the transition from the couch, to the stage, to the great outdoors.

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Durable and Affordable without sacrificing tone

The X Series is available in a number of body shapes utilizing solid wood or HPL tops, and HPL back and sides. The lineup also includes a 12-string, slope shoulder, and all-black models. Mother-of-pearl pattern inlay on the fingerboards and rosette add a touch of flash, making the X Series guitars as impressive to look at as they are to play. All models come with Fishman® electronics and are strung with Martin's Authentic Acoustic Lifespan® 2.0 strings. With a soft gig bag featuring headstock, bridge, and endpin protectors, a durable water-repellent exterior, and foam padding, your X Series instrument is ready to go anywhere.


  • Solid wood or HPL tops
  • HPL back and sides
  • X bracing
  • Fishman® electronics
  • Mother-of-pearl pattern inlay
  • Soft gig bag
  • Acoustic-electric
  • 6-string and 12-string models

Overall, the GPC-X2E Macassar is definitely worth considering for players looking for a versatile acoustic-electric flattop that doesn't break the bank. With its exotic wood looks, the guitar is sure to turn heads, and its tonal goods make it worthy of the Martin name on the peghead.”

Teja Gerken, Peghead Nation

Frequently Asked Questions

The X Series is available at most authorized Martin dealers. Use our locator to find a dealer near you. Select models are also available on our website.

Yes, select X-Series models are available for left-handed players. If a model is available for left-handed players, it will be noted in the specifications of that model.

The X Series is made and manufactured at Martin’s factory in Navojoa, Sonora, Mexico.

Yes, like all Martin guitars, X Series instruments are hand-made and assembled by our specially trained guitar builders.

Martin Guitar’s limited lifetime warranty is available for the original, registered owner of full-size instruments purchased through the original Martin dealer within the US or Canada. More details can be found in the warranty booklet accompanying your guitar. Please contact your Martin dealer for details of international warranties. All returns should be addressed directly with the dealer through which the instrument was purchased.

HPL stands for high pressure laminate. It is a composite material made from paper and resin that is pressed at very high pressure. The surface will have a wood pattern (Mahogany, rosewood, Koa, etc.) and a protective clear coating. It is not a wood veneer.

Please watch our Restringing Your Acoustic Guitar video for a tutorial.

X Series guitars come strung with Martin’s custom light Authentic Acoustic Lifespan® strings. Check the specifications of your guitar for gauge information.