Tuesday, August 16, 2022

8 Series - Exterior Colors

Color swatches are sample representations only for reference.
Main » Beige » Exterior Color Details
Exterior Color: Kaschmirbeige
English: Cashmere Beige
Color Group: Beige
Color Type: Metallic
Color Code: 301
BMW Part Number: 51 91 1 052 079
8er's Produced: : 80
  • Sometimes referred to as Smoke Silver, Desert Silver or Gold, this color was produced for all major markets.
  • Produced from July 1990 until August 1997 (the latter years were special order only).
  • The first two 8's in this color were 1990 M70 850's produced in July 1990 for Japan and Australia.  The Australia M70 850 was a test vehicle for BMW, chassis CB57010. 
  • For North America, four M60 840CiA's were produced (1 for Canada, 3 for USA).


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