(Honduras Maroon : Chevrolet : 1960 - 1964)
we have records of this paint across 5 manufacturers/makes, and with 5 unique promotional names.
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 GM 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
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Usage list 1961 GM Rio Red paint
Paint Manufacturer Codes
GM(Fisher code) : WA2670
Chrysler/Dodge : DT3220
Make/Year Code : L, 523, 50, 948, 2357
PPG/Ditzler : 50568
Dupont : 17182
Acme/Rogers : 8852
RM/BASF : 1221
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