The Popemobile is currently up for sale.
The 2015 Fiat 500 Lounge Hatchback that Pope Francis used during his visit to the U.S. is being auctioned off by Charitybuzz. As the name of the website suggests, proceeds will go to charity. Specifically, as NBC reports, they will benefit Catholic schools, charities, and relief services.
The auction for the car, provided by Chrysler, first began on Thursday at $10,500. In less than a week, the highest bid has shot up by over $50,000 and, at the time of writing, stands at $69,999. Though it’s still more than $10,000 less than the vehicle’s estimated value, which Charitybuzz places at $82,000, bidders still have another nine days to get there. The auction ends on March 31 at 3 p.m. ET.
Whoever wins the auction will also get to meet Cardinal Timothy Dolan, the Archbishop of New York, at either St. Patrick’s Cathedral in New York City or at the Archdiocese of New York. The highest bidder will also receive a letter of verification from the Secret Service confirming that the Fiat is in fact the same one that carted the Pope around during his visit.
With a ton media attention and positive press, Fiat received a huge brand boost from Pope Francis’ trip to the U.S.