Colour Information & Codes
Club member Roger Mills has been working hard to produce a list of original E-type colours with their corresponding modern paint codes (see below). We hope you find this of use. Opalescent Dark Blue - PO31 - 2636 Opalescent Silver Blue - PO31 - 2640 Opalescent Silver Grey - PO31 - 2639 Opalescent Dark Green - PO31 - 2638 Opalescent Gunmetal - PO31 - 2635 Opalescent Bronze - PO31 - 2637 Black - 122 Claret - 5176 Indigo - 3312 Mist Grey - 3154 / TG47B Carmen Red - 3097 British Racing Green - 2539 Pearl Grey - 2931 / 3108 Imperial Maroon - 2280 / 3311 Cream/OEW - 2680 Sherwood Green - 3146 Cotswold Blue - 3318 / 3318B Additional Colours 1963/64: Opalescent Maroon - PO31 - 2662 Sand - Not Listed Pale Primrose - 3297 / 6794 (66 onwards) Additional Colours 1965 - Aug 1967: Opalescent Golden Sand - PO31 - 2681 Warwick Grey - 4690 Dark Blue - 4647 Additional Colours Sept 67 - July 68: Willow Green - 7000 Beige - 7001 Additional Colours Aug 68 - Sept 72: Old English White - 2680 / 8462 (Nov 71 onwards) Ascot Fawn - 7605 Sable - 7604 Light Blue - 4385 Regency Red - 7635 Signal Red - 7650 Additional Colours Oct 72 - 75 Fern Grey - 9326 Turquoise - 9325 Green Sand - 9329 Heather - 9204 Lavender Blue - 9205 Azure Blue - 8535 Silver (special order) - PO31 3308M Black (last 50 cars) - EDG3
E-type Paint Codes by Roger Mills
Please note that before using any new paint, the Club strongly suggests that you conduct a patch test to ensure the colour matches/meets your precise specifications. More information on original paint codes, plus stockists can be obtained from Nexa Auto Colour Customer Services: +44 (0)1449 771771 (UK only). Worldwide contact numbers can be found on the Nexa Autocolour website.
XKE Data has a very comprehensive list of exterior colours with full colour photos