Fabulous masterpieces for the highest demands, the ideal sound of many pianists worldwide. The perfect action renders every nuance. Unsurpassed excellence.
A mature piano hand-made in Germany
C. Bechstein Classic 118: noble sound and clear design; an award-winner that will delight you and generations to come.
The ideal proportions and timeless elegance of the C. Bechstein Classic 118 upright enchant all lovers of classical design. Despite its superlative sound and technical characteristics, this piano demonstrates its superiority with modesty from the moment you first play and hear it. Its mature action captivates pros and surprises amateur pianists as it enables them to play without effort. C. Bechstein Classic 118: harmony both inside and out. International comparative tests have shown that, thanks to its powerful sound, this mid-sized piano is absolutely suitable to Romantic and post-Romantic music.
Hand-made at Europe’s foremost piano production facility
Like all C. Bechstein uprights, the Classic 118 model integrates many elements used in the grand pianos of the Masterpiece class, which accounts for their superiority. The piano-makers at the C. Bechstein production site take their time in manufacturing each Classic 118 instrument. This piano, hand-made in Germany, mirrors perfectly the love of detail that is the pride of the great German brand. Ask your dealer about the DVDs showing the C. Bechstein production site: they reveal the secrets that make the famous Bechstein sound and help you understand why the pianos of the Masterpiece class rank among the best in the world.
Classic 118 Dimensions
151 / 59.5''
Width in cm
118 / 46.5''
Height in cm
59 / 23''
Depth in cm
238 / 525
Weight in kg
C. Bechstein upright piano
The high-precision coupling of the cast-iron frame and the wooden parts of the acoustic assembly keeps the frame’s resonance to a minimum.
Precision down to a hundredth of a millimeter guarantees perfect transmission of sound and frequencies to the soundboard and ensure a clear sound projection.
Black keys covered with ebony wooden tops. White keys: high-quality mineral key-tops available as an option. Keyboard designed by the C. Bechstein R&D department.
Materials: walnut core for a colorful, voluminous, distinct and precise sound, covered with felt made in Germany of New Zealand wool using a secret, traditional method.
Optimum repetition speed thanks to the use of highest quality materials and the ultra-precise assembly of the various parts.
Case manufactured at the C. Bechstein production site from some twenty top-quality parts. Elegant finish in every detail. Sophisticated technique used in applying high-gloss lacquer and applying the lacquer and producing its high-gloss finish through numerous manual sanding and polishing steps.
C. BECHSTEIN MANUFACTORY
At the C. Bechstein manufactory, experienced piano-makers build instruments of exceptional quality, each of them provided with a distinctive musical personality. More than 160 years of piano-making expertise are a testimony to continuity and reliability.
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