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Pischetsrieder presents Phaeton to Pope Benedict XVI

Pischetsrieder presents Phaeton to Pope Benedict XVI  
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on 10/19/2006

Source: Volkswagen

Pope Benedict XVI has been presented with a specially equipped Phaeton by the Chairman of the Board of Management of Volkswagen Aktiengesellschaft, Dr. Bernd Pischetsrieder. “It is a particular honor for us to have the privilege of providing Pope Benedict XVI with a fitting limousine”, said Pischetsrieder during the presentation in the Vatican City on Wednesday.


The extended wheelbase version of the Volkswagen Phaeton is finished in black and is powered by a 450 hp, 6.0 l W12 engine.

The limousine has been specially equipped to meet the comfort, privacy and security requirements of the Holy Father.



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