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The day the Popemobile was spared

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 With only a few days remaining before the visit by Pope John Paul II to Barcelona and Madrid in 1982, a call came through to SEAT from the Vatican. The vehicle car used by the Pope on his official visits did not fit through the doors of the Camp Nou and Santiago Bernabéu stadiums where the Pope’s main events were being held. So a new model had to be made in a matter of days. The engineers at SEAT rose to the challenge and in record time adapted a Panda, creating a true Popemobile used by John Paul II during…

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Gems on Wheels

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SEAT and Ducati share a common tradition, passion for design and innovation as well as an extensive background in competition racing The combined 150 years of history of both brands are reviewed by Isidre López and Livio Lodi, the two men responsible for the SEAT and Ducati collections, respectively  The SEAT Leon CUPRA, SEAT’s most powerful model, is the official car of the Ducati team in the recently begun MotoGP season Martorell, 06/04/2017.  – Their combined history totals more than 150 years; they share a tradition, passion for design and innovation as well as a long road in the world…

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