Volkswagen to build new Popemobile for Benedict XVI

.- The German automaker, Volkswagen has announced that it will build a new version of the famous ‘Popemobile’ to be used by its countryman, Pope Benedict XVI.

The Holy Father will use the white, pick-up-like vehicle for his visits to Germany, including this summer’s World Youth Day celebration in Cologne.

The car is being modeled after VW’s popular Touareg SUV and will be specially outfitted with a bulletproof glass portion in the back.

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