Paint Color Code(s)

The paint code generally consists of either two pair of 2-digit numbers or a 2-digit number and a letter. The first 2-digit number designates the lower body color and the second 2-digit number designates the upper body color. In the case of a convertible or a Chevelle with a vinyl top, the second 2-digit number is replaced with a letter to indicate the color of the top.

The 'color' listed is the Chevrolet sales name and may vary with the same color for a Canadian Chevelle. Internally Chevrolet used simple names like light blue, dark blue, red, etc.

Code Color
10 Classic White
14 Cortez Silver
17 Shadow Gray
19 Tuxedo Black
25 Astro Blue
28 Fathom Blue
34 Misty Turquoise
45 Green Mist
48 Forest Green
50 Gobi Beige
55 Champagne Gold
58 Autumn Gold
63 Desert Sand
75 Cranberry Red
78 Black Cherry
(blank) Special Paint (Arlington)
- - Special paint (Baltimore, Kansas City)
  It is not known how Atlanta and Flint handled special paint.
3 and 5 digit number See this page for specifics
Two Tone Lower / Upper
51 53 Dusk Blue / Glacier Blue
53 50 Glacier Blue / Dover White
53 51 Glacier Blue / Dusk Blue
55 50 Azure Turquoise / Dover White
61 63 Burnished Brown / Champagne
65 50 Olympic Gold / Dover White
Letter Convertible Top Color
A White
B Black
Letter Vinyl Top Color
A White
B Black
C Dark Blue
G Dark Green
H Dark Gold