Upholstery

This page contains all of the standard upholstery codes of the E38. It also contains some individual selections. 

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B6XX – Velour Seats. Seating surfaces and door inserts/door airbag covers velour. Door cards, center console, dashboard and seat backs are vinyl/plastic. Available only on the non-V12 models.
B7XX – Wool seats. Seating surfaces, seat backs, and door inserts/door airbag covers wool. Door cards, center console, and dashboard are vinyl/plastic. Available only on the non-V12 models.
B8XX – Wool seats. Seating surfaces, seat backs, and door inserts/door airbag covers wool. Door cards, center console, and dashboard are leather. Available only on the V12 models.
B9XX – Épingle cloth w/leather seats. Vavona Trim. Seating surfaces and door inserts/door airbag covers cloth. Door cards, center console, dashboard and seat backs are vinyl/plastic. Available only on the non-V12 models.
F4XX – Patterned cloth seats. Seating surfaces and door inserts/door airbag covers cloth. Door cards, center console, dashboard and seat backs are vinyl as per N6XX. Available only on the non-V12 models.
F5XX – Patterned cloth seats. Seating surfaces and door inserts/door airbag covers cloth. Door cards, center console, dashboard and seat backs are leather as per N8XX. Available only on the V12 models.
G4XX – Alcantara w/nappa leather seats. Seating surfaces and door inserts/door airbag covers alcantara. Door cards, center console, dashboard and seat backs are vinyl as per N6XX. Available only on the non-V12 models.
G5XX – Alcantara w/nappa leather seats. Seating surfaces and door inserts/door airbag covers alcantara. Door cards, center console, dashboard and seat backs are leather as per N8XX. Available only on the V12 models.
L7XX – US-Market Highline interior package. Full leather walknappa, two-tone in Ecru/Blue or Ecru/Green. Only found in facelift 740iL and 750iL models. Trim has same specs as N9XX if in a 740iL or P1XX if in a 750iL.
N6XX – Standard Montana Leather. Seating surfaces and door inserts/door airbag covers leather. Door cards, center console, dashboard and seat backs are vinyl/plastic. Available only on the non-V12 models.
O7XX – Standard Montana Leather w/contrasting color. Seating surfaces and door inserts/door airbag covers leather. Door cards, center console, dashboard and seat backs are vinyl/plastic. Top trim of door cards and dashboard are of a contrasting color. Available only on the non-V12 models.
N8XX – Extended Montana Leather. Seating surfaces are leather, as are door cards, center console, dashboard and seat backs. Seatbacks have a wood accent strip or tray tables. Available only on the 750i, 750iL and L7.
O8XX – Extended Montana Leather. Seating surfaces are leather, as are door cards, center console, dashboard and seat backs. Seatbacks have a wood accent strip or tray tables. Top trim of door cards and dashboard are of a contrasting color. Available only on the 750i, 750iL and L7.
N9XX – Standard Nappa Leather. Seating surfaces are leather, as is center console and door armrests & inserts. Door cards, dashboard and seat backs are vinyl/plastic. Available only on the non-V12 models.
R1XX – Standard Nappa Leather. Seating surfaces are leather, as is center console and door armrests & inserts. Door cards, dashboard and seat backs are vinyl/plastic. Top trim of door cards and dashboard are of a contrasting color. Available only on non-V12 models.
P1XX – Extended Nappa Leather. Seating surfaces are leather, as are door cards, center console, dashboard and seat backs. Seatbacks have a wood accent strip or tray tables. Available only on the 750i, 750iL and L7.
R2XX – Extended Nappa Leather. Seating surfaces are leather, as are door cards, center console, dashboard and seat backs. Seatbacks have a wood accent strip or tray tables. Top trim of door cards and dashboard are of a contrasting color. Available only on the 750i, 750iL and L7.
P2XX – Standard Water Buffalo Leather. Seating surfaces and door inserts/door airbag covers leather. Door cards, center console, dashboard and seat backs are vinyl/plastic. Available only on the non-V12 models.
P3XX – Extended Water Buffalo Leather. Seating surfaces are leather, as are door cards, center console, dashboard and seat backs. Seatbacks have a wood accent strip or tray tables. Available only on the 750i, 750iL and L7.
P4XX – Standard Nappa Leather with contour (sports) seats. Seating surfaces are leather, with a slightly different color in the center. Door armrest and door inserts are leather. Door cards, center console, dashboard and seat backs are vinyl/plastic. Available only on the non-V12 models.
P5XX – Extended Nappa Leather with contour (sports) seats. Seating surfaces are leather, with a slightly different color in the center, as are door cards, center console, dashboard and seat backs. Seatbacks have a wood accent strip or tray tables. Available only on the 750i, 750iL and L7.

 

R9XX – “The finest hide, with all-natural grain, is used for the Leather Club” – L7 Brochure
V1XX/V2XX: The highest quality of BMW leather; only seen in the L7, and, very rarely, Individual models. Coarse, all-natural grain.
Z1XX – Sonderpolsterung. This is a code to designate “Special Upholstery”, seen in BMW Individual models. There were 8802 E38s produced with this upholstery code. Here are some of them.