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COLOR SCHEME, Original Factory Combinations - PT-108

For as few models of MGA as were made, there certainly were a lot of color combinations. There were five to eight body colors in any production model, and the colors changed occasionally. There could be two or three interior colors for any exterior color, and seats may have either complimentary or contrasting piping. Piping color for the seats was carried over to all piping around the interior. The steel dash panels were painted early on then vinyl covered with later models. The painted dash was always body color with one exception, a black roadster with red seats could have either black or red dash, and the dash knobs could be either black and white or black and red. Rag top, tonneau covers, side curtains and cockpit trim rails could also be various colors. The following charts show the standard color combinations, but the factory would occasionally build specials.


MGA 1500 & Twin Cam Roadster - Paint & Upholstery - Color Scheme
Description Color Scheme
Body Orient
Red
Orient
Red
Glacier
Blue
Glacier
Blue
Ash/ TY
Green
Ash/ TY
Green
Old Eng
White
Old Eng
White
Black Black
Dash (1500) Orient
Red
Orient
Red
Glacier
Blue
Glacier
Blue
Ash/ TY
Green
Ash/ TY
Green
Old Eng
White
Old Eng
White
Black* Black
Wheels Silver Silver Silver Silver Silver Silver Silver Silver Silver Silver
Hardtop Black Black Black Black Black Black Black Black Black Black
Seats Red Black Grey Black Grey Black Red Black Red Green
Seat Piping Red Red Grey Grey Grey Green Red Off White Red Green
Door Panels,
Kick Panels,
Rear Quarter Panels,
Cockpit Trim Rolls
Red Black Grey Black Grey Black Red Black Red Green
Spare Wheel Cover Grey Grey Grey Grey Grey Grey Grey Grey Grey Grey
Top and Side-Screens Black Black Ice Blue Ice Blue Ice Blue Ice Blue Black Black Ice Blue
Black
Ice Blue
Black
Tonneau Cover Black Black Ice Blue
Black
Ice Blue
Black
Ice Blue
Black
Ice Blue
Black
Black Black Black Black
Carpeting Black Black Black Black Black Black Black Black Black Black
Door Seals Red Red Black Black Black Black Red Black Red Black
Dash (Twin
Cam Only)
Red Black Grey Black Grey Black Red Black Red Green
* Some Black roadsters with Red seats also have Red Dash.

MGA 1500 & Twin Cam Coupe - Paint & Upholstery - Color Scheme
Description Color Scheme
Body Orient
Red
Orient
Red
Mineral
Blue
Mineral
Blue
Ash/ IS
Green
Ash/ IS
Green
Old Eng
White
Old Eng
White
Black Black
Wheels Silver Silver Silver Silver Silver Silver Silver Silver Silver Silver
Seats Red Black Grey Black Grey Black Red Black Red Green
Seat Piping Red Red Grey Blue Grey Green Red White Red Green
Door Panels,
Kick Panels,
Rear Quarter Panels
Red Black Grey Black Grey Black Red Black Red Green
Door Panel Piping Red Red Grey Blue Grey Green Red White Red Green
Door Capping,
Dash Panel and
Parcel Rail
Red Red Grey Blue Green Green White White Black Black
Dash Top and
Parcel Shelf
Red Black Blue Black Green Black Red Black Red Green
Dash Trim Roll
and Door Seals
Red Black Blue Black Green Black Red Black Black Black
Roof Lining Off
White
Off
White
Off
White
Off
White
Off
White
Off
White
Off
White
Off
White
Off
White
Off
White
Carpeting Grey Grey Grey Grey Grey Grey Grey Grey Grey Grey
Spare Wheel Cover Grey Grey Grey Grey Grey Grey Grey Grey Grey Grey


MGA 1600 & Twin Cam Roadster - Paint & Upholstery - Color Scheme
Description Color Scheme
Body Chariot
Red
Chariot
Red
Chariot
Red
Iris
Blue
Alamo
Beige
Dove
Grey
Old Eng
White
Old Eng
White
Black Black
Dash Chariot
Red
Chariot
Red
Chariot
Red
Iris
Blue
Alamo
Beige
Dove
Grey
Old Eng
White
Old Eng
White
Black Black*
Wheels Silver Silver Silver Silver Silver Silver Silver Silver Silver Silver
Hardtop Black Black Black Black Black Black Black Black Black Black
Seats Red Beige Black Black Red Red Red Black Beige Red
Seat Piping Red Beige Red Light
Blue
Red Red Red White Beige Red
Door Panels,
Kick Panels,
Rear Quarter Panels,
Cockpit Trim Rolls
Red Beige Black Black Red Red Red Black Beige Red
Spare Wheel Cover Grey Grey Grey Grey Grey Grey Grey Grey Grey Grey
Top and Side-Screens Beige Beige Grey Blue Beige Grey Grey Grey Grey Grey
Tonneau Cover Beige Beige Grey Blue Beige Grey Grey Grey Grey Grey
Carpeting Black Black Black Black Black Black Black Black Black Black
Door Seals Red Red Red Black Red Red Red Black Black Red
Dash (Twin
Cam Only)
Red Beige Black Black Red Red Red Black Beige Red
* Some Black roadsters with Red seats also have Red Dash.

MGA 1600 & Twin Cam Coupe - Paint & Upholstery - Color Scheme
Description Color Scheme
Body Chariot
Red
Chariot
Red
Chariot
Red
Iris
Blue
Alamo
Beige
Dove
Grey
Old Eng
White
Old Eng
White
Black Black
Wheels Silver Silver Silver Silver Silver Silver Silver Silver Silver Silver
Seats Red Beige Black Black Red Red Red Black Beige Red
Seat Piping Red Beige Red Light
Blue
Red Red Red White Beige Red
Door Panels,
Kick Panels,
Rear Quarter Panels
Door Capping,
Dash Panel
Parcel Rail
Dash Top
Parcel Shelf
Dash Trim Roll
and Door Seals
Red Beige Black Black Red Red Red Black Beige Red
Door Panel Piping Red Beige Red Light
Blue
Red Red Red White Beige Red
Roof Lining Off
White
Off
White
Off
White
Off
White
Off
White
Off
White
Off
White
Off
White
Off
White
Off
White
Carpeting Grey Grey Grey Grey Grey Grey Grey Grey Grey Grey
Spare Wheel Cover Grey Grey Grey Grey Grey Grey Grey Grey Grey Grey

MGA 1600 MK II Roadster - Paint & Upholstery - Color Scheme
Description Color Scheme
Body Chariot
Red
Chariot
Red
Chariot
Red
Iris
Blue
Alamo
Beige
Dove
Grey
Old Eng
White
Old Eng
White
Black Black
Wheels Silver Silver Silver Silver Silver Silver Silver Silver Silver Silver
Hardtop Black Black Black Black Black Black Black Black Black Black
Seats Red Beige Black Black Red Red Red Black Beige Red
Seat Piping Red Beige Red Light
Blue
Red Red Red White Beige Red
Door Panels,
Kick Panels,
Rear Quarter Panels,
Cockpit Trim Rolls
Red Beige Black Black Red Red Red Black Beige Red
Dash Red Beige Black Black Red Red Red Black Beige Red
Dash Top Red Red Black Black Red Red Red Black Black Black
Spare Wheel Cover Grey Grey Grey Grey Grey Grey Grey Grey Grey Grey
Top and Side-Screens Beige Beige Grey Blue Beige Grey Grey Grey Grey Grey
Tonneau Cover Beige Beige Grey Blue Beige Grey Grey Grey Grey Grey
Carpeting Black Black Black Black Black Black Black Black Black Black
Door Seals Red Red Red Black Red Red Red Black Black Red


MGA 1600 MK II Coupe - Paint & Upholstery - Color Scheme
Description Color Scheme
Body Chariot
Red
Chariot
Red
Chariot
Red
Iris
Blue
Alamo
Beige
Dove
Grey
Old Eng
White
Old Eng
White
Black Black
Wheels Silver Silver Silver Silver Silver Silver Silver Silver Silver Silver
Seats Red Beige Black Black Red Red Red Black Beige Red
Seat Piping Red Beige Red Light
Blue
Red Red Red White Beige Red
Door Panels,
Kick Panels,
Rear Quarter Panels
Door Capping,
Dash Panel
Parcel Rail
Parcel Shelf
and Dash Trim Roll
Red Beige Black Black Red Red Red Black Beige Red
Door Panel Piping Red Beige Red Light
Blue
Red Red Red White Beige Red
Dash Top Red Red Black Black Red Red Red Black Black Black
Door Seals Red Red Red Black Red Red Red Black Black Red
Roof Lining Off
White
Off
White
Off
White
Off
White
Off
White
Off
White
Off
White
Off
White
Off
White
Off
White
Carpeting Grey Grey Grey Grey Grey Grey Grey Grey Grey Grey
Spare Wheel Cover Grey Grey Grey Grey Grey Grey Grey Grey Grey Grey

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