New Merc Popemobile in 'Vatican mystic white"

A brand new Mercedes Popemobile painted in “Vatican Mystic White” has been unveiled minus bullet proof glass.

Custom made by Daimler, the vehicle is described as an "open-top Mercedes-Benz G-Class” and is outfitted with a folding windscreen and hand rails.

The cabin is white and is accessed by steps lined in red at the rear.

It was designed for the Pope so he could give is weekly Wednesday address to the public in St Peter’s Square, Insideline reports.

Pope Gives His Blessing to New Mercedes-Benz G500 Cabriolet (Edmunds Insideline, 06/12/07)

7 Dec 2007