This Is How a Real Luxury Car Is Made

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German luxury cars are for dentists. True one-percenters will settle for no fewer than ten layers of hand-laid, laser-cut, hardwood veneer when buying a car. Cool Hunting takes us on a video tour of the Bentley factory that makes it happen.

Due to the finicky nature of the high-end materials used, much of the work has to be done by hand. That's why it takes three whole months to assemble just a single Continental. While GM only needs 18 hours to convert a pile of metal and plastic into a fully functioning vehicle.


The man in the video says that with some cars you show off your wealth—with a Bentley, you show off your taste. But of course! After all, what's more tasteful than a car painted to match your favorite shade of lip gloss? [Cool Hunting]