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1974 Porsche 914 - Sunflower Yellow

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1971 Porsche 914/6 Paint Colors & Codes

Mid-Year Code Change

The chasses for the Porsche 914 and Porsche 914/6 model lines were all produced by Karmann in the same factory on the same production line. Subsequently, the color choices for the Porsche 914 and Porsche 914/6 models were also identical, although Porsche chose to assign different paint codes to the 1970 914/6 models. These codes all ended in "10," denoting the black (Targa) roof, but the paint placards riveted in the door jams of the 914/6 cars omit this.

Not surprisingly, the disparate paint code format created confusion (especially for dealerships), so the decision was made to standardize on the VW paint codes being used for the four cylinder cars. This change occurred during the 1971 model year production run... which is why the chart below shows two codes for each color.

Standard Colors

Light Ivory
1110 or L80E

Canary Yellow
2910 or L11E

Signal Orange
1410 or L20E

Tangerine
2310 or L21E

Bahia Red
1310 or L30E

Adriatic Blue
1610 or L50E

Willow Green
4310 or L63K

Irish Green
1510 or L60E


Optional Colors

Silver Metallic
8010 or L96D

Gemini Blue
Metallic
8610 or L96E

Gold Metallic
8810 or L97H

Black
1010 or L041