Toyota Setsuna wooden concept car

Toyota setsuna wooden concept car. Disassembled


The Toyota Setsuna, first revealed during Milan´s Design Week in April 2016, is a concept vehicle crafted entirely of wood.
It can drive at up to 28 mp/h (45 km/h). It is designed more so as a symbolic gesture rather than for use on the road.
It´s made of Japanese cedar and birch.
"When we created Setsuna, we envisaged a family pouring its love into it over generations, so that the car gains an irreplaceable value," Toyota said in a statement.
"As time passes, wood changes in color -- the physical changes in its wooden bodywork reflect the bond it has built with its owners and their shared experiences."
The dashboard also features a clock that records the number of years (up to a hundred) that it has been with a particular family.
The body of the car is made of 86 handmade wooden panels, each of which are joined together using traditional Japanese interlocking techniques known as okuriari and kusabi.
This method allows for panels to be fitted without nails, so that when it undergoes a routine maintenance check, single panels can be removed and replaced without requiring a full overhaul.
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