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Nissan Datsun 240Z Color Codes

One of the unique areas of the Nissan Datsun 240Z sports car was the different colors that the car was available in. The Datsun 240Z came in a variety of different colors throughout production. As part of identifying the color of a 240Z, Nissan had a color code system that they used. On each 240Z, a sticker that is placed on the vehicle which identifies the color code of the car.

Color Code Decal

A decal of the paint code for the Nissan Datsun 240Z can be found on top of the radiator support. The 240Z also came with different interior colors for each exterior color. Below is a list of all available exterior and interior colors with their corresponding paint code for every year model.

1972 Nissan Datsun 240Z Color Code Sticker Decal in the Engine Area

Above is a photo of the Nissan Datsun 240Z Color Code Decal or Sticker on a 1972 version of the sports cars. The photo is by David Aughinbaugh II and NavFile. Please feel free to use the image with proper attribution.

 

1970-1971 model year Nissan Datsun 240Z Paint Code

Paint code

Exterior color

Interior color

901

Silver Gray (metallic)

Black

903

Universal Blue

Blue or Black

904

Kilimanjaro White

Blue or Black

905

Monte Carlo Red

Black

907

Racing Green

Brown or Black

918

New Sight Orange

Black

919

Sunshine Yellow

Black

920

Safari Gold

Black

 

1972 Model Year

Paint code

Exterior color

Interior color

901

Silver Metallic

Red

904

White

Red

918

Orange

Black or White

110

Red

Black or White

112

Yellow

Black

113

Green Metallic

Brown

114

Brown Metallic

Brown

115

Blue Metallic

White

 

1973 Model Year

Paint code

Exterior color

Interior color

901

Silver Metallic

Black

904

White

Red

918

Orange

Black

110

Red

Black

112

Yellow

Black

113

Green Metallic

Brown

114

Brown Metallic

Brown

115

Blue Metallic

Beige

 

There were approximately 18 colors for the Datsun 240Z while it was in production. The 1972 and 1973 models both had the same colors for the exterior and the interior. The 1970 and 1971 models had 8 different color schemes. Our research has indicated that the colors for all of the years may be the same. Nissan just changed the names of the colors when the 72 model year was introduced.

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