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Old Nov 23rd, 2006, 10:09 am
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Champagne...

...was indeed offered for several years as Ken Meese pointed out. I know it was a color choice at least through 2002, maybe more.


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... and then you could add the seat color choices ...
I did find at http://www.bmbikes.co.uk/information.htm the annual color schemes and seat colors for all models...only through the 2000 model year. In '99 and '00 the seats were all black.
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Old Nov 23rd, 2006, 11:13 am
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I did find at http://www.bmbikes.co.uk/information.htm the annual color schemes and seat colors for all models...only through the 2000 model year. In '99 and '00 the seats were all black.
So with the help of that site, the new list is:
  • 1999 - Canyon Red, Basalt Grey Metallic, Champagne Metallic
  • 2000 - Canyon Red, Basalt Grey Metallic, Champagne Metallic, Pacific Blue
  • 2001 - Mauve, Night Black, Toscana Green, Pacific Blue, Champagne Metallic
  • 2002 - Night Black, Pacific Blue, Mauve, Toscana Green, Titan Silver
  • 2003 - Titan Silver, Anthracite Metallic, Impala Brown, Night Black
  • 2004 - Impala Brown, Night Black, Titan Silver
  • 2005 - Ocean Blue Metallic, Dark Graphite Metallic, Light Yellow Metallic
  • 2006 - Ocean Blue Metallic, Magnesium Black Graphite, Storm Gray Metallic
  • 2007 - Night Black, Biarritz Blue Metallic, Storm Gray Metallic
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Until the changes to the LT in 2005, all seats were black. Beginning with the 2005 US model year, gray was introduced along with black.
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I think the list is really starting to take shape nicely.
  • 1999 - Canyon Red, Basalt Grey Metallic, Champagne Metallic
  • 2000 - Canyon Red, Basalt Grey Metallic, Champagne Metallic, Pacific Blue
  • 2001 - Mauve, Night Black, Toscana Green, Pacific Blue
  • 2002 - Night Black, Pacific Blue, Mauve, Toscana Green, Titan Silver
  • 2003 - Titan Silver, Anthracite Metallic, Impala Brown, Night Black
  • 2004 - Impala Brown, Night Black, Titan Silver
  • 2005 - Ocean Blue Metallic, Dark Graphite Metallic (919) , Light Yellow Metallic, Second color: (dash etc.) Magnesium Metallic (957)
  • 2006 - Ocean Blue Metallic, Magnesium Black Graphite, Storm Gray Metallic
  • 2007 - Night Black, Biarritz Blue Metallic, Storm Gray Metallic
A very good start Joe! I added the color codes that I know. Now let's fill the rest of it!

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Old Nov 24th, 2006, 9:50 am
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Exclamation K1200LT Paint Color List: ver 3.0 - (added paint codes)

K1200LT - Colors by Year

1999 - Canyon Red, Basalt Grey Metallic, Champagne Metallic
2000 - Canyon Red, Basalt Grey Metallic, Champagne Metallic, Pacific Blue Metallic
2001 - Mauve Pearl, Night Black, Toscana Green Metallic, Pacific Blue Metallic, Champagne Metallic
2002 - Night Black, Pacific Blue Metallic, Toscana Green Metallic, Mauve Pearl, Titan Silver Metallic
2003 - Titan Silver Metallic, Anthracite Metallic, Impala Brown Metallic, Night Black
2004 - Impala Brown Metallic, Night Black, Titan Silver Metallic
2005 - Ocean Blue Metallic, Dark Graphite Metallic, Light Yellow Metallic
2006 - Ocean Blue Metallic, Magnesium Black Graphite, Storm Gray Metallic
2007 - Night Black, Biarritz Blue Metallic, Storm Gray Metallic

(BMW only officially offers 3 colors per year. But many Beemers are shipped over here painted colors from previous years. Champagne Metallic and Night Black are probably the two greatest examples of these 'anomalies'.)


K1200LT - Paint Codes
Anthracite Metallic (397)
Biarritz Blue Metallic (847)
Basalt Gray Metallic (410)
Canyon Red Metallic (343)
Champagne Metallic (417)
Dark Graphite Metallic (919)
Impala Brown Metallic (418)
Light Yellow Metallic (376)
Magnesium Black Graphite (N01)
Mauve Pearl (489)
Night Black (668)
Ocean Blue Metallic (947)
Pacific Blue Metallic (441)
Storm Gray Metallic (N02)
Titan Silver Metallic (354)
Toscana Green Metallic (492)


Trim colors / codes (i.e. dash etc.)
Magnesium Metallic (957)


As expected, I found a few conflicts regarding paint code numbers. I did the best that I could. Perhaps BMW used different paint codes for the same color from year to year.

Hope this helps...
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Not wanting to start any trouble, but were these colors the choices worldwide? Were the choices the exact same whether you were in the Europe, North America, or Far East markets?

I think a disclaimer should also be added to the list stating that there were some other limited colors, and colors held over from one year to the next until they ran out of that paint, as I've heard thru the years. This way, any prospective buyer that runs across an uncharted color for a certain year, won't call the seller a liar. (A lot of newbies visiting our site could use this list and think of it as gospel.)
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K1200LT - Colors by Year

1999 - Canyon Red, Basalt Grey Metallic, Champagne Metallic
2000 - Canyon Red, Basalt Grey Metallic, Champagne Metallic, Pacific Blue Metallic
2001 - Mauve Pearl, Night Black, Toscana Green Metallic, Pacific Blue Metallic, Champagne Metallic
2002 - Night Black, Pacific Blue Metallic, Toscana Green Metallic, Mauve Pearl, Titan Silver Metallic
2003 - Titan Silver Metallic, Anthracite Metallic, Impala Brown Metallic, Night Black
2004 - Impala Brown Metallic, Night Black, Titan Silver Metallic
2005 - Ocean Blue Metallic, Dark Graphite Metallic, Light Yellow Metallic
2006 - Ocean Blue Metallic, Magnesium Black Graphite, Storm Gray Metallic
2007 - Night Black, Biarritz Blue Metallic, Storm Gray Metallic

(BMW only officially offers 3 colors per year. But many Beemers are shipped over here painted colors from previous years. Champagne Metallic and Night Black are probably the two greatest examples of these 'anomalies'.)


K1200LT - Paint Codes
Anthracite Metallic (397)
Biarritz Blue Metallic (847)
Basalt Gray Metallic (410)
Canyon Red Metallic (343)
Champagne Metallic (417)
Dark Graphite Metallic (919)
Impala Brown Metallic (418)
Light Yellow Metallic (376)
Magnesium Black Graphite (N01)
Mauve Pearl (489)
Night Black (668)
Ocean Blue Metallic (947)
Pacific Blue Metallic (441)
Storm Gray Metallic (N02)
Titan Silver Metallic (354)
Toscana Green Metallic (492)


Trim colors / codes (i.e. dash etc.)
Magnesium Metallic (957)


As expected, I found a few conflicts regarding paint code numbers. I did the best that I could. Perhaps BMW used different paint codes for the same color from year to year.

Hope this helps...
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Old Nov 24th, 2006, 1:48 pm
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We've made a special list just for you, Mike.
  • 1999 - Black
  • 2000 - Black
  • 2001 - Black
  • 2002 - Black
  • 2003 - Black
  • 2004 - Black
  • 2005 - Black
  • 2006 - More Black
  • 2007 - Black

K1200LT - Paint Codes
Black (666)
More Black (6666)

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