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New 'popemobiles' arrive

December 07, 2012

The Vatican has received 2 new "popemobiles" to replace the vehicles now in use.

The cars are made by Mercedes-Benz, customized for the Pope's use. The new model "popemobiles" are lower to the ground, to make it easier to transport a vehicle by plane. When the Pope travels abroad, one "popemobile" is usually sent in advance to transport the Pope when he arrives.

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