A Fiat 500L Pope Francis used during his recent visit to the United States sold for $82,000 at auction. That's four times the MSRP of a base 500L.
- Chris Bruce
- Jan 23, 2016
The Archdiocese of Philadelphia will auction off at least one of the Fiat 500Ls from Pope Francis' US trip last year.
- Autoblog Staff
- Sep 28, 2015
Pope Francis met Sunday with a family who made a 13,000-mile trip over 194 days from Argentina to Philadelphia in an old Volkswagen van.
- Chris Bruce
- Sep 22, 2015
Pope Francis arrives in the US today and plans to use a modified Jeep Wrangler as his popemobile during the trip. Now, the Washington Post is looking back on the fascinating history of the ways that His Holiness gets around.
- Noah Joseph
- Aug 15, 2014
Korea is not without its domestic automobiles that would be suitable for transporting a visiting head of state: the Hyundai Equus comes to mind. Failing that, a Genesis sedan would do the trick. Maybe even a Kia K900 or a Renault Samsung SM7. But those familiar with Pope Francis and his taste in transportation won't be surprised that His Holiness has chosen something decidedly more modest for his visit to South Korea.
- Seyth Miersma
- Sep 12, 2013
Pope Francis has a new car. It's not bulletproof, it isn't made by Mercedes-Benz and it doesn't require that we attach the inglorious suffix "-mobile" to it. In fact, the Pope's new ride is a 1984 Renault 4 that fully lives up to the pontiff's recent urging that we drive "humble" vehicles.
- AOL Autos Staff
- Sep 11, 2013
Pope Francis has a new car. Well, it's new to him. The 20-year-old Renault 4 isn't as luxurious as the limos of the past. And with 190,000 miles on its odometer, it's more worn down. But it is in line with the new Pope's efforts to make the priesthood a more humble calling.
- Chris Paukert
- Jul 9, 2013
Over the weekend, Pope Francis urged his flock to drive "humble" and avoid ostentatious cars. According to Reuters, the Potentate commented that "It hurts me when I see a priest or a nun with the latest model year car, you can't do this."
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