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8 Series - Exterior Colors

Color swatches are sample representations only for reference.
Main » Silver » Exterior Color Details
Exterior Color: Sterlingsilber
English: Sterling Silver
Color Group: Silver
Color Type: Metallic
Color Code: 244
BMW Part Number: 51 91 9 061 827
8er's Produced: : 2231
  • Sterling Silver was one of three launch colors for the 8 Series in 1990 (the other two were Laguna Green and Mauritius Blue). 
  • All 8er models were touched by this color worldwide for nearly six years. 
  • Artic Silver (code 309) was the successor color beginning with the February 1994 production.
  • The last documented Sterling Silver 8er was a 1995 M73 850Ci. This vehicle was special order for a German owner (chassis CC41301) who preferred Sterling Silver over Artic Silver.


Color images were derived from multiple sources, including BMW AG, PPG/BASF automotive color charts, and owner vehicles. Republishing content is expressly prohibited.

Audited: 01-Feb-2007
Source: 2005 BMW 8 Series Inventory Project