1965 Chevelle Paint Codes

Single Tone Paint Codes

Color Code Name Lucite Rinshed-Mason Ditzler
Tuxedo Black A Tuxedo Black 88L A-946 9300
Ermine White C Ermine White 4024L A-1199 8259
Mist Blue D Mist Blue 4630L A-1720 13042
Danube Blue E Danube Blue 4631L A-1721 13002
Willow Green H Willow Green 4633L A-1716 43391
Cypress Green J Cypress Green 4364L A-1717 43390
Artesian Turquoise K Artesian Turquoise 4628L A-1718 43364
Tahitian Turquoise L Tahitian Turquoise 4629L A-1719 13003
Madeira Maroon N Madeira Maroon 4624LH A-1711M 50700
Evening Orchid P Evening Orchid 4632L A-1722 50693
Regal Red R Regal Red 4625LH A-1712M 71472
Sierra Tan S Sierra Tan 4626L A-1713 22553
Cameo Beige V Cameo Beige 4401L A-1530 22270
Glacier Gray W Glacier Gray 4623L A-1710 32461
Crocus Yellow Y Crocus Yellow 4620L A-1715 81500

Rinshed-Mason and Ditzler paint code formulas have been verified from paint chip page scans. If you have a page scan of Lucite formulas, please contact me.

Additional colors were offered on Canadian models that were not offered on their American counterparts.

  • B - Nocturnal Mist Metallic
  • T - Capri Gold Metallic
  • Z - Satin Silver Metallic

Two Tone Paint Codes

Lower Color Upper Color Code Name
Ermine White Artesian Turquoise CK Ermine White / Artesian Turquoise
Mist Blue Ermine White DC Mist Blue / Ermine White
Willow Green Ermine White HC Willow Green / Ermine White
Cypress Green Cameo Beige JV Cypress Green / Cameo Beige
Tahitian Turquoise Artesian Turquoise LK Tahitian Turquoise / Artesian Turquoise
Sierra Tan Cameo Beige SV Sierra Tan / Cameo Beige
Cameo Beige Madeira Maroon VN Cameo Beige / Madeira Maroon
Glacier Gray Tuxedo Black WA Glacier Gray / Tuxedo Black
Crocus Yellow Ermine White YC Crocus Yellow / Ermine White

Top Color Codes

Code Convertible Top Color
1 White (Std)
2 Black (AA)
3 Beige (AB)
Code Vinyl Top Color
6 Black (AA)