BMW red paint colors are some of the most iconic and lustful in the automotive industry. The majority of the famous BMW red paint colors were reserved for the M cars but were then later optional on base model vehicles with the sport packages or offered through the Individual program.
Arguably the most iconic red is found on the BMW E30 M3, Brillliant Red. It was used on the late model E30 M3 as well as the special edition Sport Evolution model. From the 1980s through modern day, BMW still offers red paint options that will go down in history as recognizable paints unique to specific models. Imola Red being one of those colors, used on the BMW E36 M3, E46 M3, E39 M5 and more.
Below are a list of some of the most famous BMW red paint colors, their paint codes and the BMW model most famously associated with that color.
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Popular BMW Red Paint Color Options
|PAINT NAME||PAINT CODE||COLOR||MADE FAMOUS BY|
|Brilliant Red||308||E30 M3|
|Light Red (Hellrot)||314||E36|
|Calypso Red Metallic||252||E34 M5|
|Misano Red||236||E24 M6|
|Cinnabar Red||138||E28 M5|
|Imola Red||405||E36 / E46 M3|
|Melbourne Red Metallic||A75||E92 M3|
|Indianapolis Red Metallic||A31||E60 M5|
|Henna Red||052||E30 M3|
|Royal Red Metallic||390||E39 M5|