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Bleu de France
About these coordinates About these coordinates
— Colour coordinates —
Hex triplet #318CE7
RGBB (r, g, b) (49, 140, 231)
HSV (h, s, v) (210°, 79%, 55%)
Source [Unsourced]
B: Normalized to [0–255] (byte)

Bleu de France was the national racing colour of France, used by Alpine, Amilcar, Ballot, Bugatti, Delage, Delahaye, Gordini, Ligier, Mathis, Matra, Panhard, Pescarolo Sport, Prost Grand Prix, Rondeau, Salmson, Talbot-Lago, Voisin ...

It's name comes from the fact that it was the colour of kings of France in heraldry since the 12th century.

The last 3 french manufacturers still in activity Peugeot, Renault, Citroën don't use the Bleu De France.

Example of Cars:

Delage D6
Bugatti Typ 35C Grand Prix Racer (1926)
Delahaye 135 MS, (1935)
Matra MS10 (1968)
Alpine A110
Talbot-Lago T26 Grand Prix (1949)
CD Panhard LM64 (1964)
Rondeau M382 Winning le mans 1980
Ligier JS11-15 (1980)
Pescarolo sport 16(2008)
Prost AP04 F1 (2001)

See also


Bleu de France stands for


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