These tables show the years each colour was used by Volkswagen during that period and when they were used for Special Editions with a black or white ◉. ✓’s indicate other years the white paint colours were used.
English is used as the default language for the “export” column for ease of direct comparison with the “USA/Canada” column. These colour names can be found in the respective languages in the Beetle sales brochures for each national importer (for example French, Dutch, Italian etc..,) of the export markets that they were delivered to. See the associated article HERE.
Table P-E.3 - explaining the differing names given to paint colours between the “inland”, “export” and “US and Canadian” markets.
Table P-E.5 - listing by SEB edition in chronological order 1970-1979 showing lack Nr. (L) in sequence of “inland”, “export” and “US and Canadian” (where different from “export”) markets.
Table P-E.6 (Part 1) - listing Volkswagen European manufacture paint colours by production/brochure code 1961-1979.
Table P-E.6 (Part 2) - listing Volkswagen European manufacture paint colours by production/brochure code 1961-1979.
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