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8 Series - Exterior Colors

Color swatches are sample representations only for reference.
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Exterior Color: Daytonaviolett
English: Daytona Violett
Color Group: Purple
Color Type: Metallic
Color Code: 283
BMW Part Number: 51 91 1 052 147
8er's Produced: : 85
Commentary
  • This color was a special order color for all 8er's begining in October 1991.
  • In the early 8er's, there were two different BMW Individual color codes used before using code 283:
    • FQ 95-2068
    • FQ 95-2086
  • Alpina B12 5.7 Nr 46 was the only Alpina B12 coupe ever painted in this color.
  • Technoviolett, code 299, was the successor color.

Notes

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