Comments - Armored Opulence: Popemobile

Published: Jan 21, 2013
Description: It was in 2002 that Pope John Paul II asked that we all stop calling the papal vehicle the popemobile, but since Benedict XVI hasn't weighed in on the subject and we were never really going to st...
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Anders Schrøder Jan 22, 2013
The pope have faith in bulletproof glass.
Benjamin Tyler Burkhardt Jan 21, 2013
The Pope has a lot of faith behind the bullet proof glass.
Rudy Hernandez Jan 21, 2013
He trust in God he doesnt trust the people who are agains him.
Rithhin Jawahar Jan 21, 2013
@will.. So true
Will Will Jan 21, 2013
If he trusts in god...why does he need a bulletproof car?
Raihana Cachalia Jan 21, 2013
I find the car limosen verry funnt
Ivan Košalko May 15, 2013
@Jorge: salvation army is christan organization! Donating to them = donating to church = donating to the wealthiest organization in the world. Would you donate your money to Bill Gates or Warren Buffet?
Cody Gillard Jan 26, 2013
First glance I honestly thought it was a VW thing
Oleg Odessit Jan 22, 2013
Oleg Odessit Jan 22, 2013
Fine, NaziSupremePedoMobile, this will make everybody happy
Jorge Gonzalez Jan 22, 2013
All while this dude shits on his holy shitter eating from gold plates and getting his ass kissed by equally ignorant people.
Jorge Gonzalez Jan 22, 2013
I would never donate squat to this dude or his conglomerate of holy pricks. I rather donate to the salvation army or better yet to all the hungry people in Africa who pray they'll survive on more day.
Brayden Krause Jan 22, 2013
I think they need to work on the whole bulletproof factor for this one.
Thomas William Tuer-sipos Jan 21, 2013
You both are idiots, first off that gold stuff? It's not his actually, it's lineage it's far older than your POS family lineage ever will be, and no the pope shouldn't have to completely trust the lord to save him from an idiot with a gun
Tracy Keiser Dron Jan 21, 2013
The pope is a joke!!!! If you're a Gods man, wouldn't God watch over you? Why bulletproof limos and body guards??? Poor lost man, you trully need God!!!
Read Mills Jan 21, 2013
@ Jordan. And please do some research yourself. This was the vehicle used by Pope John Paul II when he was shot. Not Benedict. Also, how can you call the Pope a Nazi?! I hope God has mercy in your soul. You'll need it.
Read Mills Jan 21, 2013
@Jordan, I thought about what I would say to you, and there are literally no words to encompass your incompetence. You sir are 1.) the person who posted the single most insane comment I have ever seen on the Internet, and 2.) are insane.
Ethan Amo Jan 21, 2013
Are you serious Jordan? We're in the freaking 21st century and you somehow think that they still provide nazi cars? C'mon, stop being a dick and grow up
Shane Carroll Jan 21, 2013
@Jordan perhaps remove the tin foil hat from your head before commenting
Jordan Neal Jan 21, 2013
Ah mercedes, provider to the head o the nazi party, provider to a nazi at the head of the church. Before you comment abuse, do some research, you'll see im right
Lou Guerrero Jan 21, 2013
The bulletproofing may affect its ability to jump well...
David Hicks Jan 21, 2013
Oleg hahaha
Oleg Odessit Jan 21, 2013
Supreme pedomobile
Matty Michaels Jan 21, 2013
Put a zebra print wrap on it and you're ready for the safari!
Petro Maalouf Jan 21, 2013
The best or nothing
Luis Daniel Angilello Jan 22, 2013
Of course you wouldn't want the Pope to touch a filthy powder-coated galvanized tube, wouldn't you?
Jimmy Case Jan 21, 2013
Yes and tax deductible.
Mark Fei Ling Jan 21, 2013
Is that real gold?
Description: However, Mercedes-Benz has, by a huge margin, built the most. All manner of transportation had been used in the past, but the Holy See didn't receive a car built specifically for papal duty until...
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Description: Then, starting in 1960, there was a huge increase in the number of vehicles made especially for the pope. Some of these were delivered to the Vatican to be used whenever they pleased, and some were bu...
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Mike Conrad Jan 21, 2013
Twice I mean, didn't see that one of them was "specially"
Mike Conrad Jan 21, 2013
Way to use specific 3 times in a sentence.
Mark Fei Ling Jan 21, 2013
Sexy Old Merc
Luis Daniel Angilello Jan 22, 2013
At least there's enough space for 2!!
Lou Guerrero Jan 21, 2013
Lou Guerrero Jan 21, 2013
The wilds biggest stinkin vert is for one person lol
Ashton Summers Jan 21, 2013
That's opulence. One whole seat to yourself. "Why would I share a rear bench with you?"
Description: This was built specifically for a visit to New York City and was the first of several papal vehicles from American manufacturers. Things would start getting weird in 1979. For the first time any pope ...
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Dale Schroeder Jan 21, 2013
The mental image of the Pope riding atop a fire truck is far more amusing than it should be.
Description: Turkish national Mehmet Ali Agca, a member of the Turkish ultranationalist group the Grey Wolves, would shoot John Paul II four times in a failed assassination attempt. Following the assassination att...
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Aaron Crisp Jan 21, 2013
He should have a converted Marauder.
Shane Carroll Jan 21, 2013
Personally I think he should be driving around in Robosaurus but that's just me
Jorge Gonzalez Jan 21, 2013
How about a garbage truck with mechanical arm to scoop the pope up and place him in the back. We can add wallpaper and a nice office chair for his throne.
Will Will Jan 21, 2013
God saved the pope.
Thomas William Tuer-sipos Jan 21, 2013
Lmao @Lou
Jackson Michael Jan 21, 2013
Not even quilted? Come on, guys
Oleg Odessit Jan 21, 2013
Well then table should be on the right, no?
Lou Guerrero Jan 21, 2013
Pope man or dope man? Lol
Tyler Ray DeFord Jan 21, 2013
It would be right handed sitting down smart one.
Oleg Odessit Jan 21, 2013
Was he a lefty?
Sam Biggin Jan 21, 2013
Awesome I want an armchair in my car
Description: But probably the most impressive was in 1982, when a Leyland 24-ton truck was used for a visit to Scotland, featuring what appeared to be an entire living room encased in bulletproof glass. There are ...
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Dale Schroeder Jan 21, 2013
If I remember correctly, papal vehicles are donated to the Vatican so the price is a bit of a moot point.
Alex Bouckley Jan 21, 2013
How embarrassing
Jordan Smith Jan 21, 2013
They see me rollin'
Luis Daniel Angilello Jan 22, 2013
Jurassic park 4 or 5.... Don't actually know how many movies are there
Jack Howard Jan 21, 2013
Turn that into an aquarium
Andrew Semak Jan 21, 2013
@alex It was a Lincoln Continental Mach 3
Alex Bouckley Jan 21, 2013
Reminds me of the Italian guy's Cadillac (I think) on US Top Gear
Logan Delony Jan 21, 2013
Kinda reminds me of Jeremy clarkson's house-car that was on topgear..
Mark Fei Ling Jan 21, 2013
They should go for GL
Carissa Wilson Jan 24, 2013
•riddance•. If you can't even get close enough for auto correct to figure out what the Hell you're trying to say...
Brian Themoparguy Jan 22, 2013
He's talking to the CEO of Damler-Mercedez. I remember his commercials for the then Damler-Chrysler corp..... Until they sold off their share to fiat....... Good riddens.... Mercedez put some crappy smog components in some of the Chrysler vehicles. Hated having to deal with pissed customers when they found out how much the failed component was going to cost as it was a Mercedes sourced part.....
Michael Moschonikolakis Jan 22, 2013
Hey, there's the guy that protects child molesters!
Ryan Winburn Jan 21, 2013
How stupid and unnecessary