PPG code 70811 - red
This red automotive paint color is most commonly known as Dakota Red Dark. The color formulation has been used between 1957 and 1958, primarily by Cadillac. We have records of this color appearing only on the Cadillac. See the full detailed list below.

70811 is a paint code for PPG (Pittsburgh Plate Glass) who has been providing automotive paints since 1924 (originally Ditzler Color Company subsidiary acquired in 1928). PPG/Ditzler codes in the 10000 to 95000 range were used on new paint formulations from the late 1930's to 1968. PPG/Ditzler codes in the 70000 to 79999 range are primarily shades of red and pink. These PPG codes serve as a great way to track the usage of paint between and within vehicle manufacturers.


Example of the color PPG 70811
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Usage list of PPG paint code 70811 (more information)
yearmakemodelcodepaint namecomment
1957CadillacCadillacDakota Red Darkinterior, lighter version of PPG 70493
1958CadillacCadillacDakota Red Darkinterior, slightly darker version of PPG 70791

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