2011 Bentley Mulsanne - Excess #4
The grain is the same, left and right
As with the leather, the application of precious (though strictly non-endangered) wood is painstaking and laborious. Perhaps most impressive about the wood in a Bentley is the "book-facing" of the panels, which essentially involves splicing the wood sheet and joining the halves together, ensuring that the wood's signature grain is "mirrored" from side to side. And this applies not just on the dashboard, but the entire "ring of wood" that surrounds passengers on the door panels and the parcel shelf.