Orange Mustang Colors & Paint Codes

Posted 5/15/2018 by Tyler Rodriquez

The Ford Mustang in an orange paint scheme will forever be an iconic look. No matter what shade of orange, the Pony car's edges and curves were perfectly complemented by the color orange. LMR takes a look at all of the available Ford Mustang factory paint codes and colors.

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Mustang Orange Colors & Paint Codes - Mustang Orange Colors & Paint Codes


Mustang Orange Colors & Paint Codes - Mustang Orange Colors & Paint Codes

Ford Mustang Orange Colors

Paint Code Paint Name Years Available
N/A Special Orange 1968 Mustang (Special Order)
N/A Madagascar Orange 1968-1969 Mustang (Rainbow Of Colors)
U Grabber Orange 1969 Shelby & 1970 Mustang
8G Vista Orange 1977 Mustang
CM Bright Tangering 1996 Mustang
BG Autumn Orange 1997 Mustang
N/A Beryllium Orange 2002-2008 Saleen Mustang
CY Competition Orange 2004/2012/2015/2016
U3 Grabber Orange 2007/2008/2009 Mustang
NL Orange Fury 2018 Mustang
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Special Orange 1968 Mustang

Having to be specialy ordered from the factory, the 1968 Mustang could be sprayed in a Special Orange paint job that was sure to turn heads. A very bright orange with no metallic flake brought the "Special Orange" paint job to popularity as well as being ordered on specialty Mustangs.

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Mustang And Fords

Madagascar Orange 1968-1969 Mustang

The first widely produced orange in Ford's Mustang lineup was Madagascar Orange. This orange featured a very flat shade or orange but was an easy way to make your Mustang stand out from the crowd. Produced from 1968-1969, Madagascar took the world by storm with it's great contrast on the black roofed coupes.

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Mustang Attitude

Grabber Orange 1969/1970 Mustang

The popular Grabber Orange color made it's debut on the Mustang in 1969 and carried into 1970. This creamy orange was a great addition to the "grabber" color lineup that Ford was putting out. Joining Grabber Blue and Grabber Green, Grabber Orange helped pave the way for future Mustang's paint codes and really stood out from the crowd!

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American-Classic Muscle Cars

Vista Orange 1977 Mustang

In the 70's, orange was all the rage. From cars to furniture to houses and whatever else people could get their hands on. The Mustang was no exception. The 1977 Vista Orange Mustang II was hard to miss with it's deep orange color and black accent stripes. This hatchback was the color to have in 1977 and is still a highly sought after color by collectors.

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Mustang Attitude

Bright Tangerine 1996 Mustang

One of the most unique oranges in the lineup is Autumn Orange. Made in only 1997, Autumn Orange graced the SN-95 platform with a deep metallic orange that looked best in direct sunlight. A subtle mix between orange and red, this rare color code is highly sought after by Mustang enthusiasts for its exclusiveness.

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Mustang Attitude

Autumn Orange 1997 Mustang

One of the most unique oranges in the lineup is Autumn Orange. Made in only 1997, Autumn Orange graced the SN-95 platform with a deep metallic orange that looked best in direct sunlight. A subtle mix between orange and red, this rare color code is highly sought after by Mustang enthusiasts for its exclusiveness.

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Car Domain

Beryllium Orange 2001-2008 Saleen Mustangs

Offered as a $17,000 option from Saleen (2007 Window Sticker), Beryllium was, as some say, the must have color for the Saleen. Introduced in 2002, Beryllium Orange stormed the scene on the New Edge Saleen making it one of the most popular colors for the Saleen. It was discontinued in 2008.

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Car Domain

Competition Orange 2004, 2012, 2015, 2016 Mustangs

One of the most famous colors on a Mustang, competition orange, makes a return after its re-debut in 2015. Originally a Boss 302 color, competition orange saw a return in 2003-2004 and then again in 2015-2016. The bright orange is a must for any Mustang owner looking to make a statement with their car. It was mostly famous for the Boss, Mach, and Cobra models.

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Late Model Restoration

Grabber Orange 2007, 2008, 2009 Mustangs

An ode to the classic Grabber Orange Mustangs, Ford brough back the iconic bright orange paint scheme to the 2007-2009 Mustangs. While it wasn't as bright as Competition Orange, the Grabber Orange S197 sure made a statement. For those who loved the old school Boss 302 in orange, this was the color to have!

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Modded Mustangs

Orange Fury 2018 Mustang

Making it's debut on the 2019 Mustang, orange fury metallic is an exciting new paint for the new body style. Ford waved good bye to competition orange and added a lighter shade of orange for 2019. Sharing some similarities with the earlier grabber orange, we see this color being a popular choice among the crowd.

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