The Vatican and Mercedes-Benz have enjoyed a special relationship for the past 80 years. The latest holy ride is based on the M-Class, but with some special tweaks exclusive to Pope Benedict XVI.

Built for public appearances, this M-Class features a fishbowl fitted with a throne. The vehicle will travel everywhere the Pope goes, keeping him visible and safe at the same damn time.

Forgive us father, for we have...

[via Car & Driver]

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