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Volkswagen PH donates Touran as alternate Popemobile

Volkswagen PH donates Touran as alternate Popemobile image

Text: Vince Pornelos / Photos: Volkswagen PH | posted January 14, 2015 10:39

Will be donated to Pope's beneficiary after his visit

Volkswagen Philippines has just announced that they will be providing 2 units of the 2015 Volkswagen Touran as official transport for Pope Francis during his visit this weekend.

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The two blue VW Touran MPVs will serve as the Pope's transportation when he is not riding aboard his official jeepney-based Popemobile in Manila; one unit will serve as the service vehicle while the other car will be the alternate.

According to VW Philippines the vehicles were already turned over to the church to participate in the dry run for the Pope's arrival.

At the end of the Papal Visit, one Touran will be returned while the other car will be donated to a local beneficiary that the Pope will nominate.

The people's car for the people's pope has quite a ring to it.