VW Splitscreen Paint Codes

Barndoor Bus

Originally Volkswagen painted the Barndoor Bus in the following Colours

Two Tone Colour Schemes

Paint Code L76 Brown Beige on the top with paint Paint Code L75 Light Beige on the bottom (Microbus and Samba models)

Paint Code L73 Chestnut Brown on the top with Paint Code L53 Sealing Wax Red on the bottom (Microbus and Samba models)

Single Colour schemes

Paint Code L221 Stone Grey (Microbus and Samba models)

Paint Code L21 Pearl Grey

Paint Code L23 Silver Grey (before February 1953)

Paint Code L31 Dove Blue

Paint Code L73 Chestnut Brown (before February 1953)

Paint Code L76 Brown-Beige (before February 1953)

Paint Code L28 Grey (Ambulance)

Paint Code L52 Ivory (after March 1953)

Paint Code L62 Ivory (Ambulance)

L31 Dove Blue

L31 Dove Blue

Small Window Splitscreen (1955 to 1963 Models)

Two Tone Colour schemes

Paint Code L312 Palm Green on the top with Paint Code L311 Sand Green on the bottom (Microbus and Samba models from March 1955 to July 1958)

Was replaced with

Paint Code L347 Seagull Grey on the top with Paint Code L346 Mango Green on the bottom (Microbus and Samba models from August 1958 to February 1961)

Paint Code L73 Chestnut Brown on the top with Paint Code L53 Sealing Wax Red on the bottom (Microbus and Samba models from March 1955 to July 1958)

Was replaced with

Paint Code L472 Beige Grey on the top with Paint Code L53 Sealing Wax Red on the bottom (Microbus and Samba models from August 1958 to December 1963)

Paint Code L289 Blue White on the top with Paint Code L380 Turquoise on the bottom (Microbus and Samba models from March 1961 to December 1963)

Paint Code L87 Pearl White on the top with Paint Code L325 Mouse Grey on the bottom (Microbus and Samba models from March 1961 to December 1963)

L312 Palm Green + L311 Sand Green

L312 Palm Green + L311 Sand Green

Single Colour Schemes

Paint Code L260 Sand Grey (Microbus and Samba models from March 1955 to July 1958)

Paint Code L21 Pearl Grey (Microbus and Samba models from August 1958 to February 1961, other models up to July 1958)

Paint Code L31 Dove Blue

Paint Code L62 Ivory (Ambulance)

Paint Code L28 Grey (up to July 1958)

Paint Code L53 Sealing Wax Red (from August 1958 to August 1961)

Paint Code L345 Light Grey (from August 1958 to December 1961)

Large Window Splitscreen Bus Paint Codes – 1964 to 1967 Models

Two Tone Colour schemes

Paint Code L289 Blue White on the top with Paint Code L380 Turquoise on the bottom Microbus and Samba models from January 1964 to July 1964)

Was replaced with

Paint Code L289 Blue White on the top with Paint Code L360 Sea Blue on the bottom Microbus and Samba models from August 1964 to July 1965)

Was replaced with

Paint Code L680 Cumulus White on the top with Paint Code L360 Sea Blue on the bottom Microbus and Samba models from August 1965 to July 1967)

Paint Code L87 Pearl White on the top with Paint Code L325 Mouse Grey on the bottom (Microbus and Samba models from January 1964 to July 1964)

Was replaced with

Paint Code L289 Blue White on the top with Paint Code L512 Velvet Green on the bottom Microbus and Samba models from August 1964 to July 1965)

Was replaced with

Paint Code L87 Pearl White on the top with Paint Code L512 Velvet Green on the bottom Microbus and Samba models from August 1965 to July 1967)

Paint Code L472 Beige Grey on the top with Paint Code L53 Sealing Wax Red on the bottom (Microbus and Samba models from January 1964 to July 1965)

Was replaced with

Paint Code L472 Beige Grey on the top with Paint Code L555 Titian Red on the bottom (Microbus and Samba models from August 1965 to July 1967)

L289 Blue White + L380 Turquoise

L289 Blue White + L380 Turquoise

Single Colour Schemes

Paint Code L282 Lotus White (Microbus and Samba models from August 1965 to July 1967

Paint Code L21 Pearl Grey (up to July 1958)

Paint Code L28 Grey (up to July 1958

Paint Code L31 Dove Blue

Paint Code L62 Ivory (Ambulance)

Paint Code L53 Sealing Wax Red (from August 1958 to August 1961)

Paint Code L345 Light Grey (from August 1958 to July 1967)

Paint Code L87 Pearl White (from September 1961 to July 1967)

Paint Code L380 Turquoise (from September 1961 to July 1964)

Paint Code L456 Ruby Red (from September 1961 to July 1964)

Paint Code L512 Velvet Green (From August 1964 to July 1967)

L87 Pearl White

L87 Pearl White

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