Was the Renault Dauphine a good car?
Pretty to look at and entertaining to drive, the Dauphine was a great global success for Renault. It catered for customers who could afford to spend just a little extra to get a car more ‘special’ than the base-model 4CV, and later Renault 4.
What is Renault Dauphine?
The Renault Dauphine (pronounced [dɔfin]) is a rear-engined economy car manufactured by Renault in a single body style – a three-box, 4-door sedan – as the successor to the Renault 4CV; more than two million were manufactured during its 1956–1967 production.
What does the word Dauphine mean?
Dauphine is the female form of the particular French feudal (comital or princely) title of Dauphin (also Anglicized as Dolphin), applied to the wife of a Dauphin (usually in the sense of heir to the French royal throne).
What is a Morris Minor?
The Morris Minor is a British economy family car that made its debut at the Earls Court Motor Show, London, on 20 September 1948. It was the first British car to sell over a million units, and is considered a classic example of automotive design, as well as typifying “Englishness”.
Where is Dauphiné?
Dauphiné, historic and cultural region encompassing the southeastern French départements of Isère, Hautes-Alpes, and Drôme and coextensive with the former province of Dauphiné. Former Palace of the Parliament of the Dauphiné at Grenoble, in the Dauphiné region, France.
How do you pronounce Dauphine?
noun, plural dau· phines [daw-feenz; French doh-feen].
Is a Morris Minor a good investment?
Full of charm, universally recognised and admired, plus easy to upgrade for everyday use, this is one of the most practical cars ever created. However, despite a cult following, the Minor remains eminently affordable – if you’re already tempted, there really is no good reason to put off buying one.
Are Morris Minors safe?
Most youngsters will have an accident by showing off and losing control. Overdoing it in a Minor will be at a much lower speed than a Corsa, so, in my opinion, Minors are just as safe.