Friday, January 20, 2006

Lifestyles of the Serene and Papal

Nice wheels, no?

Well, apparently, they're what His Fluffiness -- as I'm told he's called 'round Rome -- is whipping around the Vatican Gardens in.

It's environmentally sensible means of transport: an electric car. Luxurious, of course, but not exactly like Egyptian cotton:
[The car is] outfitted in luxurious Natuzzi Italian white leather. His latest fashion statement was donated to the pontiff by Global Electric Motorcars (GEM), a subsidiary of DaimlerChrysler, and Natuzzi.
Oooooooh. But I'm still waiting for the Robin Givhan style profile....

PHOTO: The Washington Post