Hyundai Popemobile

New Popemobile Is A Relatively Humble Hyundai Santa Fe

Pope Francis is known for eschewing some of his position's more luxurious perks. He doesn't live in the Vatican's palatial papal apartments, but rather a more humble guest house, and his restrained robes are a decided departure from the lavish costumes preferred by his predecessor, Benedict XVI... read more

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Hyundai i10 Pope-mobile

Hyundai's Mini Popemobile: April Fool's Day Comes Early

Asian carmakers, especially those in Korea and China, have been moving into the stealth-armored car market for several years now. That's just about the only context in which... read more March 31, 2009 by

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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