Beetle and Karmann Ghia Paint Codes 1952 - 1978

Some colours are common to all types

N.B. Some colours do not reproduce well and may appear a slightly different shade.

Not all early colours are readily available.


1952 Colours
Body Colour Colour Chip Paint Code
Black   L41
Pastel Green   L11
Silver Grey   L23
Dove Blue   L31
Chestnut Brown   L73
Sand   L90

 


1953 Colours

Body Colour Colour Chip Paint Code
Black   L41
Pastel Green   L11
Jupiter Grey   L225
Dove Blue   L31
Chestnut Brown   L73
Sahara Beige   L272
Sand   L90
Medium Blue   L37
Azur   L36
Metallic Blue   L35
Atlantic Green   L19

1954 Colours

Body Colour Colour Chip Paint Code
Black   L41
Iceland Green   L213
Strato Silver   L227
Dove Blue   L31
Chestnut Brown   L73
light Beige   L275
Sand   L90
Medium Blue   L37
Texas Brown   L271
Ultramaroon   L276

1955 Colours

Body Colour Colour Chip Paint Code
Black   L41
Iceland Green   L213
Strato Silver   L227
Dove Blue   L31
Shetland Grey   L329
light Beige   L275
Nile Beige   L370
Medium Blue   L37
Texas Brown   L271
Ultramaroon   L276
Reed Green   L313
Jungle Green   L315
Polar Silver   L276

1956 Colours

Body Colour Colour Chip Paint Code
Black   L41
Iceland Green   L213
Strato Silver   L227
Dove Blue   L31
Shetland Grey   L329
Pelican Red   L259
Nile Beige   L370
Trout Blue   L330
Prairie Beige   L378
Horizon Blue   L331
Diamond Green   L412
Jungle Green   L315
Polar Silver   L276
Coral Red   L351

Sorry, that's all for the moment. We will be completing this in the next week or so, when the type 2 charts are complete.

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