This is the Bentley Mulsanne, Bentley's flagship luxury vehicle, full of all the hand-crafted wood and hand-stitched leather you'd expect on a top-end car with a price tag clocking in at over £200,000 ($335,000 or AU$600,000).
It takes 400 hours to produce just one Mulsanne from start to finish, a process that includes hand-building the W12 engine, over 5,800 spot welds in the body work -- mostly done by hand -- and 150 hours of hand-stitching the leather interior.
I managed to get inside this facility, in Crewe in northern England, to see first-hand how Bentley produces the Mulsanne, as well as the sporty Continental. Click through to see this luxury vehicle go from a bare skeleton to an opulent lounge on wheels.
Scissors and a fork may seem like the most low-tech tools you could expect to find in a luxury car factory, but they're tried and tested items that for years have allowed workers to achieve the quality required in Bentley's leather components. If it still works, why change it?
Here's the range of leather hides, ready to be crafted into the interior seats. The hides are from bulls only, reared in Scandinavia and Germany on farms that don't use barbed wire fences -- to ensure the bulls don't damage their hides.
Various woods are available to use in the interior. The interior panels on each car are all cut from the same tree to ensure consistent wood grain pattern, colours and to ensure that the wood ages in a uniform way.
The wires for all the electronic components are threaded through the car here. Of course you'll find items like satellite navigation on board, but you'll also need electronics for the champagne fridge built into the back seats, the personal Wi-Fi hotspots and the iPad tables built into the driver and passenger seats.
Surprise! It's not a car at all, but a full scale model, carved out of clay by hand. These models are used in the later stages of product development to not only show how the finished car will look, but to allow it to be tested in wind tunnels and refined.
It takes six weeks to create this clay model of the Continental.