Paint Colours of the Special Edition Beetles manufactured in Volkswagen’s European factories 1970-1979.

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.


Copyright Stephen Paul Hardy.


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