Pope Francis handed the keys to the Popemobile by Daimler CEO Dr. Dieter Zetsche

Pope Francis Presented With Mercedes M Class-Based Popemobile

Daimler CEO Dr. Dieter Zetsche headed to Rome, Italy recently to personally greet Pope Francis and hand over the keys to the Pontiff’s new Popemobile, a modified Mercedes-Benz M Class. The vehicle was built specially for the Pope and will first go into action later this month when he makes an... read more

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Mercedes-Benz delivers a new Popemobile

Mercedes-Benz Delivers A New Popemobile

A new Pope needs a new Popemobile and what better to cart around his Holiness than an open top Mercedes G Wagon. Pope Benedict XVI will present himself to 40,000 or so... read more December 6, 2007 by 

A Phaeton for the Pope

A Phaeton For The Pope

His Holiness Pope Benedict XVI is about to take delivery of a Volkswagen Phaeton for his next Pope Mobile. The model in particular will be a black long-wheelbase version... read more October 18, 2006 by 

Audi and BMW fight over the Pope

Audi And BMW Fight Over The Pope

The two rivals both claimed the right to be the official limousine for the Pope during his recent visit to Bavaria. With both companies locking horns, it required the Munich... read more September 13, 2006 by 


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