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C3 Corvette Exterior & Interior Color Codes

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In this article, the Crew at Corvette Salvage has organized color charts which show the available exterior and interior color combinations for 1968 to 1982 Corvette models. Each year has a separate color chart which includes interior cloth, leather and/or vinyl color codes, as well as exterior color codes. If there is additional information which can be added to this article, comment it below and a Crew Member will add it ASAP.

1968 Corvette Color Combinations

1968 CorvetteInterior Colors ➡️BlackDark BlueDark OrangeGunmetalMedium BlueRedTobacco
Leather Color Code ➡️402N/A426N/A415408436
Vinyl Color Code ➡️STD411425442414407435
Exterior Color Codes⬇️Exterior Colors ⬇️BlackDark BlueDark OrangeGunmetalMedium BlueRedTobacco
983British GreenX
988Cordovan MaroonX
992Corvette BronzeXXX
978International BlueXXX
976Lemans BlueXXX
972Polar WhiteXXXXXXX
974Rally RedXX
984Safari YellowX
986Silverstone SilverXX
900Tuxedo BlackXXXXXXX
1968 Corvette Color Combinations

NOTE: Exterior and interior trim combinations marked above were recommended by GM. Other color combinations were available via special order. Convertible top colors were Black, White or Beige.


1969 Corvette Color Combinations

1969 CorvetteInterior Colors ➡️BlackBright BlueGreenGunmetalRedSaddle
Leather Color Code ➡️402412428417408421
Vinyl Color Code ➡️STD *411427416407420
Exterior Color Codes ⬇️Exterior Colors ⬇️BlackBright BlueGreenGunmetalRedSaddle
988BurgundyXX
972Can-Am WhiteXXXXXX
986Cortez SilverXXXXXX
984Daytona YellowX
983Fathom GreenXXX
976Lemans BlueXX
990Monaco OrangeX
974Monza RedXX
980Riverside GoldXX
900Tuxedo BlackXXXXXX
1969 Corvette Color Combinations

*Standard Black Vinyl Interior may also be coded as ZQ4

NOTE: Exterior and interior trim combinations marked above were recommended by GM. Other color combinations were available via special order. Convertible top colors were Black, White or Beige.


1970 Corvette Color Combinations

1970 CorvetteInterior Colors ➡️BlackBlueBrownGreenRedSaddle
Leather Color Code ➡️403N/AN/AN/AN/A424
Vinyl Color Code ➡️400411414422407418
Exterior Color Codes ⬇️Exterior Colors ⬇️BlackBlueBrownGreenRedSaddle
979Bridgehampton BlueXX
972Classic WhiteXXXXXX
986Cortez SilverXXXXXX
993Corvette BronzeX
984Daytona YellowXX
982Donnybrooke GreenXXXX
992Laguna GrayXXXXXX
975Marlboro MaroonXXX
974Monza RedXXXX
976Mulsanne BlueXX
1970 Corvette Color Combinations

NOTE: Exterior and interior trim combinations marked above were recommended by GM. Other color combinations were available via special order. Convertible top colors were Black, White or Beige.


1971 Corvette Color Combinations

1971 CorvetteInterior Colors ➡️BlackDark BlueDark GreenRedSaddle
Leather Color Code ➡️403N/AN/AN/A420
Vinyl Color Code ➡️400412423407417
Exterior Color Codes ⬇️Exterior Colors ⬇️BlackDark BlueDark GreenRedSaddle
983Brands Hatch GreenXX
979Bridgehampton BlueXX
972Classic WhiteXXXXX
973Mille Miglia RedXX
976Mulsanne BlueXX
905Nevada SilverXXXX
987Ontario Orange *XXX
Special Firemist Colors *
988Steel Cities Gray *XX
912Sunflower YellowXXX
989War Bonnet Yellow *XXX
1971 Corvette Color Combinations

NOTE: Exterior and interior trim combinations marked above were recommended by GM. Other color combinations were available via special order. Convertible top colors were Black or White.


1972 Corvette Color Combinations

1972 CorvetteInterior Colors ➡️BlackBlueRedSaddle
Leather Color Code ➡️404N/AN/A421
Vinyl Color Code ➡️400412407417
Exterior Color Codes ⬇️Exterior Colors ⬇️BlackBlueRedSaddle
945Bryar BlueX
972Classic WhiteXXXX
946Elkhart GreenXX
973Mille Miglia RedXXX
987Ontario Orange *XX
924Pewter SilverXXXX
Special Firemist Colors *
988Steel Cities Gray *XXX
912Sunflower YellowXX
979Targa BlueXX
989War Bonnet Yellow *XX
1972 Corvette Color Combinations

NOTE: Exterior and interior trim combinations marked above were recommended by GM. Other color combinations were available via special order. Convertible top colors were Black or White.


1973 Corvette Color Combinations

1973 CorvetteInterior Colors ➡️BlackDark BlueDark RedDark SaddleMedium Saddle
Leather Color Code ➡️404N/AN/A422416
Vinyl Color Code ➡️400413425418415
Exterior Color Codes ⬇️Exterior Colors ⬇️BlackDark BlueDark RedDark SaddleMedium Saddle
945Blue-Green MetallicXXXX
952Bright YellowXXX
910Classic WhiteXXXXX
927Dark Blue MetallicXXXX
947Elkhart Green MetallicXX
922Medium Blue MetallicXXX
976Mille Miglia RedXXXX
980Orange MetallicXXXX
914Silver MetallicXXXXX
953Yellow MetallicXX
1973 Corvette Color Combinations

NOTE: Exterior and interior trim combinations marked above were recommended by GM. Other color combinations were available via special order. Convertible top colors were Black or White.


1974 Corvette Color Combinations

1974 CorvetteInterior Colors ➡️BlackDark BlueDark RedMedium SaddleNeutralSilver
Leather Color Code ➡️404N/AN/A416N/A407
Vinyl Color Code ➡️400413425415408406
Exterior Color Codes ⬇️Exterior Colors ⬇️BlackDark BlueDark RedMedium SaddleNeutralSilver
956Bright YellowXXXX
910Classic WhiteXXXXXX
917Corvette Gray MetallicXXXXXX
968Dark Brown MetallicXXXX
948Dark Green MetallicXXXX
922Medium Blue MetallicXXX
974Medium Red MetallicXXXXX
976Mille Miglia RedXXXXX
980Orange MetallicXXXX
914Silver Mist MetallicXXXXX
1974 Corvette Color Combinations

NOTE: Exterior and interior trim combinations marked above were recommended by GM. Other color combinations were available via special order. Convertible top colors were Black or White.


1975 Corvette Color Combinations

1975 CorvetteInterior Colors ➡️BlackDark BlueDark RedMedium SaddleNeutralSilver
Leather Color Code ➡️192262732652N/A142
Vinyl Color Code ➡️19V26V73V65V60V14V
Exterior Color Codes ⬇️Exterior Colors ⬇️BlackDark BlueDark RedMedium SaddleNeutralSilver
22Bright Blue MetallicXXX
42Bright Green MetallicXXXX
56Bright YellowXXX
10Classic WhiteXXXXXX
74Dark Red MetallicXXXXX
67Medium Saddle MetallicXXX
76Mille Miglia RedXXXXX
70Orange FlameXXX
13Silver MetallicXXXXX
27Steel Blue MetallicXXX
1975 Corvette Color Combinations

NOTE: Exterior and interior trim combinations marked above were recommended by GM. Other color combinations were available via special order. Convertible top colors were Black or White.


1976 Corvette Color Combinations

1976 CorvetteInterior Colors ➡️BlackBlue-GreenDark BrownDark FirethornLight BuckskinSmoke-GrayWhite
Leather Color Code ➡️192322692712642152112
Vinyl Color Code ➡️19VN/AN/A71V64VN/A15V
Exterior Color Codes ⬇️Exterior Colors ⬇️BlackBlue-GreenDark BrownDark FirethornLight BuckskinSmoke-GrayWhite
22Bright Blue MetallicXX
56Bright YellowXX
10Classic WhiteXXXXXXX
72Corvette RedXXXXX
69Dark Brown MetallicXXXX
33Dark Green MetallicXXXXX
64Light BuckskinXXXXX
37Mahogany MetallicXXXXX
70Orange FlameXXX
13Silver MetallicXXXXXX
1976 Corvette Color Combinations

1976 Corvette White Trim Combinations

White seats, seat backs and door panels were restricted to the following Exterior Colors and were color-coded to the basic interior trim listed below:

Exterior Colors ⬇️Exterior Color Codes ⬇️Interior Trim Colors ⬇️
Classic White10White with Black, Blue-Green or Dark Firethorn
Corvette Red72White with Dark Firethorn
Dark Brown Metallic69White with Dark Brown
Dark Green Metallic33White with Blue-Green
Light Buckskin64White with Dark Brown
Mahogany Metallic37White with Dark Firethorn
Silver Metallic13White with Smoke-Gray
1976 Corvette White Trim Combinations

NOTE: Exterior and interior trim combinations marked above were recommended by GM. Other color combinations were available via special order.


1977 Corvette Color Combinations

1977 CorvetteInterior Colors ➡️BlackBuckskinDark BlueDark BrownMedium RedSmoke-GrayWhite
Leather Color Code ➡️192642272692722152112
Leather/Cloth Inserts Color Code ➡️19C64C27C69C72C15CN/A
Exterior Color Codes ⬇️Exterior Colors ⬇️BlackBuckskinDark BlueDark BrownMedium RedSmoke-GrayWhite
19BlackXXXXX
41 *ChartreuseX
10Classic WhiteXXXXXXX
52 **Corvette YellowXX
28Dark BlueXXXXX
83Dark RedXXX
26Light Blue MetallicXXX
72Medium RedXXXXX
66Orange MetallicXXX
13Silver MetallicXXXXX
80Tan BuckskinXXXXX
1977 Corvette Color Combinations

* Color cancelled after one car.

**Changed to Code 56 during the model year.

1977 Corvette White Trim Combinations

White seats, seat backs and door panels were restricted to the following Exterior Colors and were color-coded to the basic interior trim listed below:

Exterior Colors ⬇️Exterior Color Codes ⬇️Interior Trim Colors ⬇️
Black19White with Smoke-Gray
Classic White10White with Smoke-Gray
Dark Blue28White with Dark Blue
Medium Red72White with Medium Red
Silver Metallic13White with Smoke-Gray
Tan Buckskin80White with Buckskin
1977 Corvette White Trim Combinations

NOTE: Exterior and interior trim combinations marked above were recommended by GM. Other color combinations were available via special order.


1978 Corvette Color Combinations

1978 CorvetteInterior Colors ➡️BlackDark BlueDark BrownLight DoeskinMedium RedOyster WhiteSaffron
Leather Color Code ➡️192292692592722122762
Leather/Cloth Inserts Color Code ➡️19C29C69C59C72C12C76C
Exterior Color Codes ⬇️Exterior Colors ⬇️BlackDark BlueDark BrownLight DoeskinMedium RedOyster WhiteSaffron
19BlackRRRRR
10Classic WhiteRRRRRRR
83Dark Blue MetallicRRRAR
89Dark Brown MetallicARRR
59Frost BeigeRARRAR
26Frost BlueRR
82Mahogany MetallicRRRR
19U/47MPace Car15C Silver Cloth or 152 Silver Leather Required
72RedRRRR
13U/07MSilver AnniversaryAAAAA
13Silver MetallicRRRRR
52YellowRAR
1978 Corvette Color Combinations

R = Recommended Color

A = Available Color

NOTE: Exterior and interior trim combinations marked above were recommended by GM. Other color combinations were available via special order.


1979 Corvette Color Combinations

1979 CorvetteInterior Colors ➡️BlackDark BlueDark BrownLight DoeskinMedium RedOyster White
Cloth  Color Code ➡️N/A29C69C59CN/A12C
Leather Color Code ➡️192292692592722122
Exterior Color Codes⬇️Exterior Colors ⬇️BlackDark BlueDark BrownLight DoeskinMedium RedOyster White
19BlackRRRR
10Classic WhiteRRRRRR
83Dark Blue MetallicARRRR
58Dark Green MetallicARRA
59Frost BeigeRARRA
28Frost BlueARA
67*Hilton Brown MetallicARA
72RedRRRR
13Silver MetallicRRRRR
52YellowRAR
1979 Corvette Color Combinations

*Code 67 may also appear as Code 82.

R = Recommended Color

A = Available Color

NOTE: Exterior and interior trim combinations marked above were recommended by GM. Other color combinations were available via special order.


1980 Corvette Color Combinations

1980 CorvetteInterior Colors ➡️ClaretDark BlueDark DoeskinGreenMedium BlackRedSilver
Cloth Color Code ➡️79C29C59CN/AN/AN/AN/A
Leather Color Code ➡️792292592492192722152
Exterior Color Codes ⬇️Exterior Colors ⬇️ClaretDark BlueDark DoeskinGreenMedium BlackRedSilver
19BlackXXXX
10Classic WhiteXXXXXXX
28Dark Blue MetallicXXXXX
76Dark Claret MetallicXXXX
58Dark Green MetallicXXXX
59Frost BeigeXXX
47Hilton Brown MetallicXXXXXXX
83Medium RedXXXX
13Silver MetallicXXXXXX
52YellowXX
1980 Corvette Color Combinations

NOTE: Exterior and interior trim combinations marked above were recommended by GM. Other color combinations were available via special order.


1981 Corvette Color Combinations

1981 CorvetteInterior Colors ➡️CamelCharcoalDark BlueMedium CinnabarMedium RedSilver
Cloth Color Code ➡️64C19C29C67CN/AN/A
Leather Color Code ➡️642192292672722152
Exterior Color Codes ⬇️Exterior Colors ⬇️CamelCharcoalDark BlueMedium CinnabarMedium RedSilver
50/74Beige/Dark BronzeR
19BlackRRRRR
24Bright Blue MetallicRRRR
84Charcoal MetallicRRRR
10Classic WhiteRRRRR
28Dark Blue MetallicRRRR
59Frost BeigeRRRR
06Mahogany MetallicRR
79Maroon MetallicRRRR
75RedRRRR
80/98Red/Dark ClaretARA
33/39Silver/CharcoalRAR
33/38Silver/Dark BlueRA
13Silver MetallicRRRR
52YellowRR
1981 Corvette Color Combinations

R = Recommended Color

A = Available Color

NOTE: Exterior and interior trim combinations marked above were recommended by GM. Other color combinations were available via special order. Corvette models made at the Bowling Green plant may appear with a Leather Color Code ending in ‘l’ rather than ‘2’ as shown in the table above.


1982 Corvette Color Combinations

1982 CorvetteInterior Colors ➡️CamelCharcoalDark BlueDark RedSilver GraySilver Green
Cloth Color Code ➡️64CN/A22C74CN/AN/A
Leather Color Code ➡️642182222742132402
Exterior Color Codes ⬇️Exterior Colors ⬇️CamelCharcoalDark BlueDark RedSilver GraySilver Green
19BlackXXXXX
31Bright Blue MetallicXXXX
39Charcoal MetallicXXX
10Classic WhiteXXXXXX
26Dark Blue MetallicXXX
99Dark Claret MetallicXXX
56Gold MetallicXX
70RedXXXX
59Silver Beige MetallicCollector Edition Silver Beige Leather Code 592
24Silver Blue MetallicXXX
40Silver Green MetallicXX
13Silver MetallicXXXX
24/26Silver Blue/Dark BlueX
13/39Silver/CharcoalXX
13/99Silver/Dark ClaretXX
10/13White/SilverXX
1982 Corvette Color Combinations

NOTE: Exterior and interior trim combinations marked above were recommended by GM. Other color combinations were available via special order. Corvette models made at the Bowling Green plant may appear with a Leather Color Code ending in ‘l’ rather than ‘2’ as shown in the table above.

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