The first Black Volkswagen Beetle was imported into the US in 1949, with one paint shade named Black. This formulation of Black was offered on a Beetle from 1949 to 1980.|
The last offering of Black on a Volkswagen Beetle in our paint database was in 2019, with one shade of black paint named Deep Black.
In our database we found 57 offerings of Black in 51 of the 53 production years of the Beetle (1949-1979 and 1996 and 1998-2010 and 2012-2019).
We have included all very dark shades of charcoal and any color with "Black" in its name as originally specified by the manufacturer. Strangely, looking through the paint codes of Black, there has been very few shades/formula unlike White which has many. Below is a list of all offerings of Black on a Beetle in our database with examples where we've found them. Click on the example or manufacturing code for more information.