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Benedict XVI takes delivery of new popemobiles

Vehicles in traditional pearl white and run on unleaded petrol

07 December, 15:31
Benedict XVI takes delivery of new popemobiles (ANSA) - Vatican City, December 7 - Pope Benedict XVI on Friday took delivery of two new popemobiles designed specially for him by German luxury carmaker Mercedes-Benz. The vehicles, based on the four-wheel drive M Class Mercedes, are painted in the traditional mother-of-pearl white, are slightly lower than the preceding version to better allow for air transportation and run on unleaded petrol.

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