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Official colour schemes for Z-Magnettes

Date
Bodycolour
 
Carpet
Upholstery

Jan.1954 for model year 1954

Black

   

Maroon/Biscuit/Green

 

Maroon

   

Maroon/Biscuit

 

Green

   

Biscuit/Green

 

Grey

   

Maroon/Grey

Dec.1954 for model year 1955

Black

   

Maroon/Biscuit/Green

 

Autumn Red

   

Maroon/Biscuit

 

Green

   

Biscuit/Green

 

Grey

   

Maroon/Grey

Sep.1955 for model year 1956

Black

 

Red/Green

Maroon/Biscuit/Green

 

Island Green

 

Green

Green/Black

 

Steel Blue

 

Grey

Maroon/Black

 

Red

 

Red

Maroon/Biscuit

 

Birch Grey

 

Maroon

Maroon/Grey

 

Twilight Grey

 

Red

Maroon/Grey

 

Royal Tan

 

Grey

Grey

Oct.1956 for model year 1957

Black

 

Red/Green

Maroon/Biscuit/Green

 

Island Green

 

Green

Green/Black

 

Steel Blue

 

Grey

Maroon/Black

 

Red

 

Red

Maroon/Biscuit

 

Birch Grey

 

Grey

Maroon

  Twilight Grey  

Red

Maroon/Grey

ZBVaritone:

Upper colour

Lower Colour

   
 

Island Green

Sage Green

Green

Green/Black

 

Steel Blue

Mineral Blue

Grey

Grey /Black

 

Ivory

Autumn Red

Red

Maroon/Biscuit

 

Birch Grey

Twilight Grey

Red

Maroon

 

Island Green

Black

Green

Green

 

Steel Blue

Black

Grey

Maroon

 

Ivory

Black

Red

Maroon

 

Birch Grey

Black

Red

Maroon

Oct.1957 for model year 1958

ZB: All six body colours as previous year

 

ZB Varitone:

Island Green

Resada Green

Green

Green/Black

 

ZBV: Other seven body colours as previous year

 

Oct.1958 for model year 1959

ZB: All six body colours as previous year

 

ZB Varitone:

Island Green

Dark Green*

Green

Green/Black

 

Steel Blue

Mineral Blue

Grey

Grey/Black

 

Kashmir Beige*

Maroon*

Red

Maroon/Biscuit

 

Birch Grey

Twilight Grey

Red

Maroon

 

Isand Green

Black

Green

Green

 

Steel Blue

Black

Red

Maroon

 

Pale Ivory*

Black

Red

Maroon

 

Birch Grey

Black

Red

Maroon

         
 

* These colours are quoted in June 1958 sales catalogues but they do not accord with an offical list. Clarifation still required.

Formulas for Akzo Nobel colour codes:

Autumn Red
BMC maroon
Brown red
Early ZA GN30 metallic
Island Green
Ivory Cream
Kashmir Beige
Mineral Blue
Reseda Green
Steel Blue

Disclaimer:
The MG Car Club  & and therefore the Magnette Register can accept no responsibility for the information given. It will be the individual's responsibility to satisfy themselves of  the authenticity with regards to an exact colour match!