For sale: One Fiat, excellent hat room

For sale: One Fiat, excellent hat room

D7D6A081-2683-405C-B667-B23C9FB86039The Fiat 500 used by Pope Francis on his visit to the United States last year is being put up for auction.

The Archdiocese of Philadelphia and the World Meeting of Families – Philadelphia 2015, are auctioning the car at a function later this month for charity.

The vehicles were supplied by Fiat for the visit, and have special Vehicle Identification Numbers issued by the US Secret Service.

The Pope rejected a more traditional ‘Popemobile’ for the trip, choosing something more humble. The choice led to the odd site in television coverage of the small car being flanked by enormous traditional security vehicles.

The black tie function is partially a dealer effort – being run in conjunction with the Auto Dealers CARing for Kids Foundation.

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