The buzz phrases to use in car listings lately seem to be One Owner & Barn Find. Both are rarely true or used in the correct context. Unfortunately, this has lead to a new batch of self-proclaimed car hunters roaming the streets trying to cash in on the classic car market frenzy. This Renault was apparently discovered by a marine biologist or sea mammal enthusiast. Find this Renault Dauphine incorrectly listed as a "Dolphin" for sale in Woodbridge, NJ for $3,500 via craigslist.
This car was all about utility and economy, nothing fancy here. If you are looking for obscurity, this is it. Too many Beetles on the road for your liking? Hoards of Fiat's ruining your exclusivity? Well, it's almost guaranteed you won't be waving at any fellow Dauphine owners whilst making a morning run for fromage & baguettes. Making it street-worthy again would be an onerous task, but a fun one no less for the rear-engine automobile enthusiast.
When not receiving complaints of "distracted by cars...again" from his wife, Glenn can be found in the kitchen whipping up exotic cuisine and nourishing nosh.