Color Combinations - Paint and Trim

By: Rick Regan

Reprinted from ”Wings,” the newsletter of the Austin‑Healey Owners Association of B.C.


According to the BMC Publications No. 1531A, 2161, 2161/B; the following colour combinations were available:

3000, BN7, BT7:

Exterior Colour

Upholstery

​Top/Tonneau

1.

Healey Blue

Blue

Blue

2.

Healey Blue over Ivory White

Blue

Blue

3.

Ivory White

Red

Black

4.

Ivory White

Black

Black

5.

Ivory White over Black

Red

Black

6.

Ivory White over Black

Black

Black

7.

Black

Red

Black

8.

Black over Colorado Red

Red

Black

9.

Colorado Red

Red

Black

10.

Colorado Red

Grey

Grey

11.

Colorado Red over Black

Red

Black

12.

Colorado Red over Black

Grey

Black

13.

Florida Green

Grey

Grey

14.

Florida Green over Ivory White

Grey

Grey

15.

Pacific Green

Grey

Grey

16.

Pacific Green over Florida Green

Grey

Grey

17.

Pacific Green over Ivory White

Grey

Grey

18.

Primrose

Black

Black

19.

Primrose over Black

3000, BJ7: as above except Nos 15-19+

Yellow

Black

20.

British Racing Green

3000, BJ8,**: as above except Nos 15-20+

Black

Black

21.

British Racing Green (dark)

Black

Black

22.

Gold Beige (metallic)

Black

Black

23.

Gold Beige (metallic)

Red

Black

**From BMC "Body Service Parts List" AKD3524 pp. 11‑12.


So that's that.


For 100‑Six models see the 3000 BN7/BT7 list, plus last month's column (HH Vol 8 No 4).


One last note; it appears that in most cases the carpet colour matches the seat piping (again see last month's column). The inevitable exceptions are; with Black seats, Black carpets, and with a BJ8 with Grey seats, the carpet is the same colour as the main exterior colour of the car.


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