1961 GM Rio Red
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1961 paint by GM with a promotional name of Rio Red. This red automotive paint color is most commonly known as Honduras Maroon. Other common color promotional names include Avanti Red, Coronado Red, Garnet Mist, and Rio Red. The color formulation has been used between 1960 and 1964, primarily by Chevrolet; but also by Buick, GM, Oldsmobile, Pontiac, and Studebaker. We have records of this color appearing on the model of Corvair and Tempest. See the full detailed list below.

The short make/year code for this paint on a 7678 in 1961, is L. Careful when using this paint code along with the make and year to specify this paint since it is may not be unique. You can check the paint code here: L.

Example of 1961 GM Rio Red
1961 GM Rio Red
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Usage list 1961 GM Rio Red paint (more information)
yearmakemodelcodepaint namecomment
1960ChevroletCorvette523Honduras Maroon
1961BuickBuickLRio Red
1961ChevroletChevrolet948Honduras Maroon
1961ChevroletCorvair948Honduras Maroon
1961ChevroletCorvette523Honduras Maroon
1961GMLRio Red
1961OldsmobileOldsmobileLGarnet Mist
1961PontiacPontiacLCoronado Red
1961PontiacTempestLCoronado Red
1963StudebakerAvanti Red7004-BE
1964StudebakerAvanti Red7004-BE

Paint Manufacturer Codes
GM(Fisher code) : WA2670
Chrysler/Dodge : DT3220
Make/Year Code : 948, L, 2357, 523, 50
PPG/Ditzler : 50568
Dupont : 4034LH, 181-17182H, 17182, 882-93600LH
Acme/Rogers : 8852
RM/BASF : A1221R, 1221

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