VW PAINT CODES
Types 3 and 4  1961 - 1974, 
 includes most Type 1 and 2 colours for the same years
Body Colour Colour Chip Model years VW Types VW Paint
Black   61 to 74 1; 2; 3; 4 10 L41
Gulf blue   61, 62, 63 1; 3   L390
Pearl white   61 to 67 1; 2; 3 13 L87
Anthracite   62, 63 1; 3   L469
Birch green   62, 63 3   L511
Ruby red   61 to 65 1; 3 11 L456
Sea blue   64, 65 1; 2; 3 12 L360
Nutria   64 3 14 L575
Safari beige   64, 65 3 16 L563
Sea sand   65, 66, 67 1; 3 37 L568
Velvet green   65 2; 3 38 L512
Baltic blue   65, 66, 67 3 39 L539
VW blue   66, 67, 68 1; 3 14 L633
Granada red   66, 67, 68 3 15 L650
Delta green   66, 67 1; 2; 3 22 L610
Diamond blue   68, 69, 70 1; 3; 4 48 L50 B
Regatta blue   68 3 23 L50 F
Peru green   68, 69 1; 3; 4 28 L60 B
Deep sea green   68, 69, 70, 71 1; 2; 3; 4 60 L66 B
Lotus white   68 1; 2; 3 42 L282
Savanna beige   68, 69, 70 1; 2; 3; 4 02 L620
Royal red   69, 70 1; 3; 4 17 L30 A
Chinchilla   69, 70 1; 3; 4 19 L70 F
Toga white   69 1; 3; 4 63 L90 C
Cobalt blue   69, 70 1; 3; 4 07 L630
Clementine   70, 71 1; 3; 4 12 L20 D
Elm green   70, 71 1; 3; 4 09 L60 D
Pastel white   70, 71, 72, 73 1; 2; 3; 4 06 L90 D
Silver metallic   70, 71, 72 1; 3; 4 80 L96 D
Colorado metallic   70, 71, 72 1; 3; 4 81 L91 D
Brown metallic   70 4 82 L98 D
Iberian red   71, 73 1; 3; 4 28 L31 F
Sapphire blue   71 1; 3; 4 01 L50 D
Shantung yellow   71 1; 3; 4 64 L12 D
Kansas beige   71, 72 1; 2; 3; 4 65 L91 D
Marina blue   71, 72, 73 1; 3; 4 21 L54 D
Gemini metallic   71, 72 1; 2; 3; 4 86 L96 E
Quartz metallic   71

4

89

L99E

Kasan red   72; 73(T4) 1; 3; 4 02 L30 B
Brilliant orange   72, 73 1; 2; 3; 4 07 L20 B
Texas yellow   72, 73 1; 3; 4 08 L10 B
Sumatra green   72, 73 1; 2; 3; 4 17 L61 B
Gentian blue   72 1; 3 18 L51 B
Turquoise metallic   72, 73 1; 3; 4 82 L95 B
Sahara beige   73 1; 3 60 L272
Biscay blue   73 3; 4 29 L52B
Agate brown metallic   73 3; 4

72

L86 V
Marathon blue metallic   73, 74 (T1 75) 1; 3; 4 89/X2 L96M
Alaska blue metallic   73, 74 1; 3; 4 78/X4 L96 B
Maya metallic (gold)   73 (T4)

4

71

L98A

Senegal red   74 1; 4 G9 L31A
Atlas white   74 1; 4 R3 L91Z
Marino yellow   74 1; 4 E6 L20A
Sunshine yellow   74 4 B3 L13K
Tropical green   74 1; 4 N6 L60A
Moss green metallic   74 1; 4 Y6 L95C
Hellas metallic (gold)   74 1; 4 W4 L98C
Red metallic   74 4 Z5  

No information included beyond 1974 (last Type 4)

(prepared from Type 3 Parts Book Lacquers section, and T3 and T4 sales brochures)

Vehicles were ordered with a code like 212150, which is body, roof, trim.

21 is Marina blue and 50 is black trim. There are many trim codes.

 

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