1979 Firebird Color Combinations

1979 Colors

11 - Cameo White
15 - Platinum
19 - Starlight Black
24 - Atlantis Blue
29 Nocturne Blue
50 - Solar Gold
51 - Sundance yellow
63 - Sierra Copper*
69 - Heritage Brown**
75 - Mayan red
77 - Carmine*
80 - Redbird Red (Accent Only)
16 - Dark Charcoal (Accent Only)

*Not Available on Trans Am

** Not available on Formula

1979 Vinyl Tops (Option CB7)

The 1979 Firebird Canopy Cordova Top continued the style set in 1976 where only the top forward of the sail panel would be covered. The vinyl top was not available on the Trans Am or Redbird. This option was extremely rare this year. For year to year comparisons click here.
11T - White
15T - Platinum
19T - Black
22T - Blue
40T - Green
61T - Beige
79T - Claret
Vinyl Accent Stripes (Option D90 )
The D90 Stripe Option changed for 1979 to a thinner stripe running the entire length of the car from the forward edge of the fromnt bumper back to the rear quarter where the 1976 to 1978 stripe ran from the front fender and followed the sail panel over the roof. The D90 Stripe option was only available on Firebird and Esprit this year and came in Blue/Gold, Gold/Yellow, Red/Gold, and Silver/Red.
Redbird
The Redbird option continued for 1979

 

  1. Gold Emblem on nose
  2. Gold grill inserts
  3. Red Snowflake Wheels
  4. Two tone paint, Mayan Red upper, Redbird Red lower separated by gold striping
  5. Gold striping on hood and around side windows
  6. Special gold redbird decals on sail panel and trunklid (or spoiler if ordered)
Formula
The Formula Firebird changed for 1979 to include new standard two tone paint separated bye multicolored stripes similar to the previous year's W50 Formula Appearance Package. .
1979 Formula Color Combinations
All Formula Models came with two tone paint accented with tri-color graphics, either in Gold, Blue, or Red tones.
11 Cameo white with 16 Charcoal Accent and Lt Red/Med Red/Dk Red stripes
11 Cameo white with 16 Charcoal Accent and Lt Blue/Med Blue/Dk Blue stripes
15 Platinum with 16 Charcoal Accent and Lt Red/Med Red/Dk Red stripes
51 Sundance Yellow with 16 Charcoal Accent and Lt Red/Med Red/Dk Red stripes
19 Starlight Black with 16 Charcoal Accent and Lt Gold/Med Gold/Dk Brown stripes
19 Starlight Black with 16 Charcoal Accent and Lt Red/Med Red/Dk Red stripes
24 Atlantis Blue with 29 Nocturn Blue Accent and Lt Blue/Med Blue/Dk Blue stripes
29 Nocturne Blue with 16 Charcoal Accent and Lt Blue/Med Blue/Dk Blue stripes
50 Solar Gold with 69 Hertigae Brown Accent and Lt Gold/Med Gold/Dk Brown stripes
63 Sierra Copper with 69 Hertigae Brown Accent and Lt Gold/Med Gold/Dk Brown stripes
75 Mayan Red with 16 Charcoal Accent and Lt Red/Med Red/Dk Red stripes
77 Carmine with 16 Charcoal Accent and Lt Red/Med Red/Dk Red stripes