Colors


BMW paint colorsThe /5 was the first BMW motorcycle to be marketed in a wide variety of colors in the United States. While its predecessors were available in an assortment of colors, it was the /5 that pushed the limits of the palette.

During the production run, BMW used Glasurit paint. You can still order Glasurit paint by these paint codes.

1970-1971 Paint Codes
Color Glasurit code
Black (schwarz) #086
Silver #057
White (feder weiss) #O84
1972-1973 Paint Codes
Color Glasurit code
Black #086
Monza Blue Metallic #539
Silver (polaris) #060
Granada Red #023
Feder Weiss #084
Metallic Gold (also called "curry" in the U.S.) #029
Metallic Green #074

Many European police forces used the R75/5 as well. Many were painted a color called "Authority Green" with a Glasurit code of #067.

Touch-up Paint Part Numbers
Color Spray Paint Touch-up Stick
Schwarz (black) 51 91 1 825 475 51 91 1 813 070
Granada Red 51 91 1 825 460 n/a
Feder Weiss 51 91 1 828 511 51 91 1 232 144
Polaris Silver 51 91 1 851 637 51 91 1 851 625