Big Papa: Pope gets white-and-yellow Lamborghini

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Vatican City - Pope Francis received some hot new wheels on Wednesday in the form of a white-and-yellow Lamborghini Huracan but he won't be using the 449kW V10-powered supercar to cruise along the tree-shaded roads of the Vatican gardens. The pontiff, however, does not intend to keep the flashy auto. Instead, the Huracan LP 580-2 will be auctioned for charity as a donation signed by the Holy Father.

The white Huracán is designed with gold lines running along its hood.

Francis blessed the auto the magazine Top Gear named "The Supercar of the Year 2014" during a Vatican City ceremony Wednesday after originally receiving it as gift from Lamborghini. Born Jorge Mario Bergoglio in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Pope Francis is the first Jesuit pope, the first from the Americas, the first from the Southern Hemisphere, the first to have a papal name without a number title since Lando in 913 AD, and the first Pope from outside Europe since the Syrian Gregory III, who reigned in the 8th century. The 80-year-old pontiff who hails from Argentina was also known to get around his hometown of Buenos Aires using public transport.

The vehicle was donated to the Vatican and will be auctioned off through Sotheby's.

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