Toyota made a gorgeous wooden car that fits together like a jigsaw puzzle

What if a car was made out of wood?

That’s the idea behind the Toyota Setsuna, a recently revealed concept car. The car’s doors, walls, and exterior paneling are made from different types of wood — and it looks gorgeous.

The car is fully functioning. Under the hood, you’ll see a normal, gas-powered metal engine. But, it’s too beautiful to be regularly used.

Here's what the pieces look like when they're all laid out.

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The pieces fit together with an intricate locking mechanism like a giant jigsaw puzzle.

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The pieces are joined together with a traditional Japanese technique called okuriari, which means that the pieces hook into holes in the car without using nails or screws.

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The car was designed by the Milan-based Japanese architect Naohiko Mitsui, who wanted to make a concept for a car that can be passed down within a family, across generations.

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Here's what the car looks like when it's assembled.

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The car itself is really stylish.

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Different types of wood are used for different parts of the car. The seats and steering wheel, for example, use darker wood.

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Even the finer parts of the car are made with wood in mind.

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No small detail is overlooked.

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Practically speaking, the Toyota Setsuna isn't very useful: It doesn't go faster than 45km/h per hour. But it sure looks cool.

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The car was shown off at Milan Design Week in April. The facade of the display room itself was made from aged cedar wood panels.

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The walls of the inside of the display room used parallel glass panels, making it look like the car is receding into eternity.

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