Exterior Colors and Vinyl Tops

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Exterior Colors

Please note that colors are scanned from original paint chips and may not appear on your screen with great accurancy. Look at the Firebird and Trans Am Galleries for how the colors appeared on cars.

Color Tone 1970 1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980 1981
White
10 - Polar White 11 - Cameo White 11 - Cameo White 11 - Cameo White 11 - Cameo White 11 - C - Cameo White 11 - C - Cameo White 11 - Cameo White 11 - C - Cameo White 11 - Cameo White 11  - C  - Cameo White 11 - White
Silver
  14 - Palladium Silver 13 - Nordic Silver 14 - Revere Silver V - Ascot Silver 64 - V - Ascot Silver 13 - V - Sterling Silver 13 - V - Sterling Silver 13 - Sterling Silver 15 - Platinum 15 - Platinum 15 - Platinum 16 - Silver Metallic
Red
  75 - Cardinal Red 75 - Cardinal Red 75 - Cardinal Red R - Buccanner Red 75 - R - Buccanner Red 75 - R - Buccanner Red 78 - N - Carousel Red 75 - Buccanner Red 75 - Mayan Red 75 - Mayan Red 72 - Francisco Red 75 - Bright Red
Orange/Copper
  65 - Carousel Red 62 - Canyon Copper 65 - Sundance Orange S - Florentine Red 74 - S - Honduras Maroon 64 - Z - Persimmon 36 - R - Firethorn Red 36 - Firethorn Red 77 - Carmine 77 - Carmine 79 - Carousel Red 77 - Dark Maroon Metallic
Bronze/Orange        
  67 - Castillian Bronze 67 - Castillian Bronze   U - Navajo Orange 66 - W- Fire Coral Bronze     78 - Mandarin Orange 67 - Ember Mist   76 - Montreaux Maroon 57 - Orange Metallic
Yellow  
  51 - Goldenrod Yellow   56 - Monarch Yellow T - Sunlight Yellow 51 - T - Sunstorm Yellow 51 - T - Sunstorm Yellow 51 - T - Goldenrod Yellow 51 - Goldenrod Yellow 51 - Sundance Yellow 51 - Sundance Yellow 51 - Tahitian Yellow 75 - Bright Yellow
Light Blue    
  25 - Bermuda Blue 24 - Adriatic Blue 24 - Adriatic Blue D - Porcelain Blue 36 - K - Gulfmist Aqua 24 - D - Arctic Blue 28 - D - Athena Blue 22 - Glacier Blue 22 - Glacier Blue     21 - Light Blue Metallic
Medium Blue
  26 - Lucerne Blue 26 - Lucerne Blue 26 - Lucerne Blue F - Regatta Blue 26 - F - Regatta Blue 26 - F - Bimini Blue 35 - E - Polaris Blue 38 - Aquamarine 24 - Martinique Blue 24 - Atlantis Blue 24 - Tahoe Blue 20 - Bright Blue Metallic
Dark Blue      
28 - Atoll Blue E - Admiralty Blue 29 - E - Admiralty Blue 29 - E- Stellar Blue   29 - Nautilus Blue 29 - Nocturne Blue 29 - Nightwatch Blue 67 - Dark Blue Metallic

Blue-Green

Specialty Blue

       
      36 - Julep Green K - Verdant Green 21- Lombard Blue (Skybird) 21- Lombard Blue (Skybird)
Light Green
  43 - Keylime Green 52 - Tropical Lime 55 - Shadow Gold J - Golden Olive 40 - M - Fernmist Green
Light Green        
  45 - Palisade Green 42 - Limekist Green 43 - Springfield Green L - Slate Green 46 - J - Limefire Green 44 - L - Lakemist Green 40 - B - Metalime Green 44 - Bahia Green        
Misc Dark Colors

   
  47 - Verdoro Green 49 - Laurentian Green 48 - Wilderness Green M - Brewster Green 49 - N - Pinemist Green 49 - M - Alpine Green 49 - M - Alpine Green   48 - Berkshire Green   84 - Ontario Gray 84 - Dark Charcoal Metallic
Dark Brown  
    78 - Rosewood 57 - Brasilia Gold Z - Burma Brown 59 - Z - Crestwood Brown 58 -J - Ginger Brown 37 - P - Cordovan Maroon 69 - Brentwood Brown 69 - Chesterfield Brown 69 - Heritage Brown 67 - Barclay Brown 67 - Dark Brown Metallic
Gold/Copper
  63 - Palomino Copper 59 - Aztec Gold 63 - Anaconda Gold Y - Valencia Gold 53 - H - Denver Gold 63 - Y - Copper Mist 67 - Y - Durango Bronze 63 - Buckskin Metallic 50 - Solar Gold 50 - Solar Gold 50 - Solar Gold 54 - Gold Metallic
Misc Light Colors
  53 - Coronado Gold 53 - Quezal Gold 53 - Quezal Gold H - Desert Sand 55 - Y - Colonial Gold 55 - H - Sandstone 65 - H - Buckskin Tan 61 - Mohave Tan 65 - Laredo Bown 63 - Sierra Copper 80 - Fiero Bronze 56 - Yellow Orange
Beige            
  58 - Granada Gold 61 - Sandalwood 50 - Brittany Beige   50 - G - Carmel beige 50 - G - Carmel beige 50 - G - Bavarian Cream          
Black/Grey
    19 - Starlight black 15 - W - Graystone 19 - A - Starlight Black 19 - Starlight Black 19 - Starlight Black 19 - A - Starlight Black 19 - Starlight Black 19 - Black
Vinyl Tops: This section is incomplete but scans of actual material are shown where available.
1970
Pebble grain with non-glossy finish
1971
Pebble grain with non-glossy finish
1972
GM introduced a new wet look with a gloss sheen
1973
1974
1975
1976
1977
1978
1979

White
White
White
White
White
White
White
White
White
White
Black
Black
Black
Black
Black
Black
Black
Black
Black
Black
Sandalwood
Sandalwood
Beige
Beige
Beige
Sandstone
Sandstone
Buckskin
Sand
Beige
Dark Green
Dark Green
Green (available as of February 1, 1972)
Green
Green
Green
Green
Green
Green
Green
Dark Gold
Dark Brown
Tan
Dark Burgundy
Burgundy
Burgundy
Burgundy
Red
Claret
Claret
Blue(available as of February 1, 1972)
Blue
Blue
Blue
Blue
Blue
Blue
Blue
Pewter
Chamois
Saddle
Silver
Silver
Silver
Silver
Silver

 

Taupe
Red
Red
Russet
Cordovan
Cordovan

Important Note:  These color charts are scans of original paint chips but can not be judged to be perfect matches due to scanner inaccuracy, monitor color balance, and many factors.  These are given as an approximate representation only.