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I think that I like the "Brown Open Poor Wood Trim". I'd have to see the finish in real life, but I think that it has the most natural feel to it.
 

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I think that I like the "Brown Open Poor Wood Trim". I'd have to see the finish in real life, but I think that it has the most natural feel to it.
"Open pore" is how they are marketing wood without the usual gloss finish. I like the feel and appearance of the similar wood available in Audi products.
 

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I love the sort of matte finish it has to it which probably feels nice and over time will be much more forgiving than gloss when it comes to things that would scratch it.
 

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Yea I think what I like most is how this trim isn't glossy and looks less processed. Feels more current. I'm surprised that they don't have a few more options that are in this vein.
 

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Burl has to be one of the longest used wood trim's i've seen. I remember having an early 90's Lexus with burl wood.
 

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The open pore looks great in matte and the wood grain is not as prominent as it looks in the trims list. The Piano black comes second and then Carbon Fiber. Burl looks quite hideous to me especially when its glossy so I'm not quite sure why it's lasted this long.
 

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I would imagine that there are some folks out there that still like the look remembering it from back in the day when they got their first Benz or their father's.
 

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I agree. Something a bit different from the piano black that is more conservative.

My least favorite is the aluminum and the burl. Aluminum looks kinda cheap to me and the burl looks dated.
 

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I find Carbon Fibre looks like boy racer fake stuff, and is pointless on a vehicle this heavy.
Black Piano trim looks like black plastic to me, whereas Aluminium trim is a step above, but could be mistaken for painted plastic.
Burl Walnut is coming across as a dated trim.
Anthracite Poplar Wood looks great and is perfect for dark interiors.

For me it was a toss up between the glossy Eucalyptus Wood trim or the Brown Open Pore wood trims.
 
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