Dolphin - Class A

Dolphin​ - Class A

1986 - 2007

In 1976 the Dolphin Camper Company invented the  "micro-mini" motorhome making the Class "C" Dolphin their first motorhome. Ten years later the company name changed to National RV and introduced their first Class "A" motorhome and named it . . . Dolphin. 

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1986 Dolphin 

1986 saw the introduction of National RV's first Class A motorhome, the Dolphin. Available in three lengths, 27-feet, 30-feet, and 34-feet, each had it's own floor plan. This gasoline motorhome was powered by a Chevrolet 454 CID V-8 engine.

Dolphin: 270, 300, 340

1987 Dolphin 

Dolphin motorhomes available in lengths from 27-feet to 34-feet. 

Base MSRP $46,137 to $53,157

Dolphin: 2700, 2750, 3100, 3400

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1988 Dolphin 

The 1988 Dolphin is powered by a 454 CID V-8 Chevrolet gasoline engine on a GMC chassis or an optional Ford 460 CID V-8 gasoline engine on a John Deere chassis (3140,3150,3400,3450). Lengths ranged from 27-feet to 34-feet with seven floor plans available.

Base MSRP $53,042 to $60,332

Dolphin: 2740, 2750, 2760, 3140, 3150, 3400, 3450

1989 Dolphin

National RV Dolphin.

Base MSRP $54,800 to $87,500

Dolphin: 3140, 3150, 3400, 3400SE

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1990 Dolphin 

Dolphin motorhome with seven floor plans in lengths from 28-feet 6-inches to 35-feet.

Base MSRP $56,927 to $63,687

Dolphin: 2710, 2750, 2760, 3140, 3150, 3400, 3450

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1991 Dolphin

The 1991 Dolphin​ is available with eleven floor plans, three of which offered twin beds. Lengths ranged from 26-feet to 38-feet 4-inches. The Dolphin is powered by a 460 CID V-8 Ford gasoline engine on Ford chassis or 454 CID V-8 Chevrolet gasoline engine on a Chevrolet chassis. The 35-foot 2-inch and 38-foot 4-inch floor plans are only available on the Chevrolet chassis. The largest floor plan was built on 38-foot 4-inch tag axle chassis.

Base MSRP $45,759 to $75,790

Dolphin: 260, 270, 274, 275, 2900, 2950, 3100, 3150, 3400, 3450, 3800

1992 Dolphin 

The 1992 Dolphin is available in eight floor plans in lengths from 29-feet 6-inches to 38-feet. 

Base MSRP $65,310 to $82,915

Dolphin: 2900, 2910, 2960, 3100, 3150, 3400, 3450, 3800

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1993 Dolphin 

In 1993 National RV introduced the 32-foot 9-inch Dolphin Diesel Pusher Bus powered by a 190 HP Cummins 5.9L turbocharged diesel engine on a 18,340 pound GVWR Oshkosh XC-18RDX chassis or optionally a 230 HP cummins diesel engine on a XC-20RDX chassis. 

Base MSRP $68,810 to $92,070

Dolphin: 320D, 2910, 2960, 3100, 3150, 3400, 3450, 3800

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1994 Dolphin 

Newly designed for 1996, the full basement bus style Dolphin was available in four floor plans without slide-outs. Lengths range from 31-feet 9-inches to 34-feet 9-inches, all with front engines including two diesel models.  Powered by Ford or Chevrolet gasoline engines or 190 HP Cummins 5.9L on an Oshkosh XC-18RDX or XC-19RDX chassis. Model 34D is also available with a 200 HP Cummins 5.9L on the Oshkosh XC-20RDX chassis. 

Base MSRP $65,000 to $91,175

Dolphin: 32D, 34D, 432, 434

1995 Dolphin 

The 1995 Dolphin is available in nine floor plans in lengths from 31-feet 6-inches to 35-feet without slide-outs and powered by gasoline or diesel. 

Base MSRP $67,249 to $97,160

Dolphin: 32D, 34D, 432, 434, 531, 533, 535, 632, 634

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1996 Dolphin

The 1996 wide body Dolphin adds 3-inches of headroom and is available in five new floor plans, two with a slide-out. Powered by a Chevrolet 7.4L V-8, Ford 7.5L V-8, or 230 HP Cummins 5.9L all on front engine chassis'. Model 535 included a tag axle. 

Base MSRP $73,262 to $116,011

Dolphin: 533A, 533L, 534G, 535, 632, 635

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1997 Dolphin 

National RV Dolphin available in four floor plans, one with a slide-out (535) in lengths from 34-feet to 36-feet. 

Base MSRP $75,726 to $88,956

Dolphin: 532, 533, 534, 535

1998 Dolphin

National RV Dolphin.

Base MSRP $78,675 to $92,176

Dolphin: 5330, 5340, 5350, 5360

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1999 Dolphin

National RV Dolphin.

Base MSRP $90,426 to $100,730

Dolphin: 5330, 5331, 5350, 5360, 5370, 5371, 5372, 5373

2000 Dolphin

National RV Dolphin.

Base MSRP $93,184 to $102,214

Dolphin: 5330, 5350, 5360, 5370, 5371, 5372, 5373

2001 Dolphin

The 2001 Dolphin is available in six floor plans with one slide-out in 34-foot, 36-foot, and 37-foot lengths on a Ford or Workhorse chassis.

Base MSRP $96,804 to $107,640

Dolphin: 5330, 5332, 5350, 5352, 5360, 5373

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2002 Dolphin

2002 saw the introduction of the upscaled Dolphin LX "Luxury Edition" described by National RV as pushing the limits of luxury gasoline motorhomes.

 

The 2002 Dolphin is available in six floor plans in 35-foot and 36-foot lengths with two slide-outs on your choice of a Ford or Workhorse chassis.

Base MSRP $104,759 to $113,821

Dolphin: 5342, 5355, 5356

Dolphin LX: 6342, 6355, 6356

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2003 Dolphin

The 2003 Dolphin is available in nine floor plans each with two or three slide-outs. Powered by a 340 HP GM Vortec 8100 V-8 gasoline engine on a Workhorse W-22 chassis. Lengths range from 34-feet 9-inches to 36-feet. 

Base MSRP $109,970 to $122,430

Dolphin: 5320, 5342, 5355, 5356, 5380

Dolphin LX: 6320, 6342, 6355, 6356

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2004 Dolphin

The 2004 Dolphin is available in four floor plans with two and three slide-outs. Powered by a 340 HP GM Vortec 8100 V-8 gasoline engine on a Workhorse W-22 or W-24 chassis. Lengths range from 33-feet 9-inches to 37-feet 2-inches. 

Base MSRP $117,173 to $137,683

Dolphin: 5320, 5342, 5355, 5375

Dolphin LX: 6320, 6342, 6355, 6375

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2005 Dolphin

The 2005 Dolphin is available in four floor plans with two and three slide-outs. Powered by a 340 HP GM Vortec 8100 V-8 gasoline engine on a Workhorse W-22 or W-24 chassis. Lengths range from 33-feet 9-inches to 37-feet 2-inches. 

In addition to the Dolphin and Dolphin LX, 100 Dolphin LE (Limited Edition) models were built in 2005 with special upgrades. Each Dolphin LE model has its own numbered plaque.

Base MSRP $123,025 to $147,518

Dolphin: 5320, 5342, 5355, 5376

Dolphin LX: 6320, 6342, 6355, 6376

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2006 Dolphin

The 2006 Dolphin is touted as being completely re-engineered. Available in four floor plans with two or three slide-outs. The 2006 model ranges in length from 34-feet 3-inches to 37-feet 6-inches. This year's Dolphin is available powered by a 340 HP GM Vortec V-8 gasoline engine on a Workhorse W-22 or W-24 chassis, or powered by a 362 HP Ford V-10 gasoline engine on a Ford Super-Duty F-53 chassis. 

Base MSRP $123,354 to $161,739

Dolphin: 5320, 5342, 5355, 5376

Dolphin LX: 6320, 6342, 6355, 6376

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2007 Dolphin

National RV Dolphin.

Base MSRP $131,089 to $159,832

Dolphin: 5320, 5342, 5355, 5367

Dolphin LX: 6320, 6342, 6355, 6367