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Schwinn Sting-Rays* broken down by
Year, Model, Speeds and Color


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We're always asked questions like:
'Did Schwinn make a Coppertone Sting-Ray Deluxe in 1969?'

This page contains a table built from Schwinn Dealer catalogues which show the Sting-Ray variants offered each year of Sting-Ray production.

This page is intended to help you determine the originality and correctness of a Schwinn Sting-Ray.
(Note: These reflect January spec sheets of each calendar year.)


1963 1/2

  • Sting-Ray (1-speed)
    • Flamboyant Lime
    • Flamboyant Red
    • Radiant Coppertone

1964
  • Sting-Ray (1-speed)
    • Flamboyant Lime
    • Flamboyant Red
    • Radiant Coppertone
    • Sky Blue
    • Violet
  • Sting-Ray DeLuxe (1-speed)
    • Flamboyant Lime
    • Flamboyant Red
    • Radiant Coppertone
    • Sky Blue
    • Violet

1965
  • Sting-Ray (1-speed, 2-speed and 3-speed)
    • Flamboyant Lime
    • Radiant Coppertone
    • Sky Blue
    • Violet
  • Sting-Ray with springer (1-speed and 2-speed)
    • Flamboyant Lime
    • Radiant Coppertone
    • Sky Blue
    • Violet
  • Sting-Ray DeLuxe (1-speed, 2-speed and 3-speed)
    • Flamboyant Lime
    • Radiant Coppertone
    • Sky Blue
    • Violet
  • Sting-Ray Super DeLuxe (1-speed and 2-speed)
    • Flamboyant Lime
    • Radiant Coppertone
    • Sky Blue
    • Violet

1966
  • Sting-Ray (1-speed, 2-speed, 3-speed)
    • Radiant Coppertone
    • Sky Blue
    • Violet
  • Sting-Ray DeLuxe (1-speed, 2-speed and 3-speed)
    • Radiant Coppertone
    • Sky Blue
    • Violet
  • Sting-Ray Super DeLuxe (1-speed and 2-speed)
    • Radiant Coppertone
    • Sky Blue
    • Violet
  • Sting-Ray Fastback (5-speed)
    • Black
    • Radiant Coppertone
    • Sky Blue
    • Violet

1967
  • Sting-Ray (1-speed, 2-speed, 3-speed)
    • Campus Green
    • Radiant Coppertone
    • Sky Blue
    • Violet
  • Sting-Ray DeLuxe (1-speed, 2-speed and 3-speed)
    • Campus Green
    • Radiant Coppertone
    • Sky Blue
    • Violet
  • Sting-Ray Fastback (5-speed)
    • Black
    • Campus Green
    • Radiant Coppertone
    • Sky Blue
    • Violet
  • Sting-Ray Ram's Horn Fastback (5-speed)
    • Black
    • Campus Green
    • Radiant Coppertone
    • Sky Blue
    • Violet

1968
  • Sting-Ray (1-speed, 2-speed, 3-speed and 5-speed)
    • Campus Green
    • Radiant Coppertone
    • Sky Blue
  • Sting-Ray DeLuxe (1-speed, 2-speed and 3-speed)
    • Campus Green
    • Radiant Coppertone
    • Sky Blue
  • Sting-Ray Fastback (5-speed)
    • Black
    • Campus Green
    • Radiant Coppertone
    • Sky Blue
  • Sting-Ray Ram's Horn Fastback (5-speed)
    • Black
    • Campus Green
    • Radiant Coppertone
    • Sky Blue
  • Sting-Ray Krate (5-speed)
    • Kool Orange (Orange Krate)

1969
  • Sting-Ray (1-speed, 2-speed, 3-speed and 5-speed)
    • Campus Green
    • Flamboyant Red
    • Sky Blue
  • Sting-Ray DeLuxe (1-speed, 2-speed and 3-speed)
    • Campus Green
    • Flamboyant Red
    • Sky Blue
  • Sting-Ray Fastback (1-speed, 3-speed and 5-speed)
    • Campus Green
    • Flamboyant Red
    • Kool Lemon
    • Sky Blue
  • Sting-Ray Krate (5-speed)
    • Campus Green (Pea Picker)
    • Flamboyant Red (Apple Krate)
    • Kool Lemon (Lemon Peeler)
    • Kool Orange (Orange Krate)

1970
  • Sting-Ray (1-speed, 2-speed, 3-speed and 5-speed)
    • Campus Green
    • Flamboyant Red
    • Sky Blue
  • Sting-Ray DeLuxe (1-speed and 3-speed)
    • Campus Green
    • Flamboyant Red
    • Sky Blue
  • Sting-Ray Fastback (1-speed, 3-speed and 5-speed)
    • Campus Green
    • Flamboyant Red
    • Kool Lemon
    • Sky Blue
  • Sting-Ray Krate (1-speed and 5-speed)
    • Campus Green (Pea Picker)
    • Flamboyant Red (Apple Krate)
    • Kool Lemon (Lemon Peeler)
    • Kool Orange (Orange Krate)
    • White (Cotton Picker)

1971
  • Sting-Ray (1-speed, 3-speed and 5-speed)
    • Campus Green
    • Kool Lemon
    • Sky Blue
  • Sting-Ray DeLuxe (1-speed and 3-speed)
    • Campus Green
    • Kool Lemon
    • Sky Blue
  • Sting-Ray Fastback (1-speed, 3-speed and 5-speed)
    • Campus Green
    • Kool Lemon
    • Kool Orange
    • Sky Blue
  • Sting-Ray Krate (1 speed and 5-speed)
    • Campus Green (Pea Picker)
    • Flamboyant Red (Apple Krate)
    • Kool Lemon (Lemon Peeler)
    • Kool Orange (Orange Krate)
    • Silver Mist (Grey Ghost)
    • White (Cotton Picker)

1972
  • Sting-Ray (1-speed, 3-speed and 5-speed)
    • Campus Green
    • Flamboyant Red
    • Kool Lemon
  • Sting-Ray DeLuxe (1-speed)
    • Campus Green
    • Flamboyant Red
    • Kool Lemon
  • Sting-Ray Fastback (1-speed and 5-speed)
    • Campus Green
    • Kool Lemon
    • Kool Orange
  • Sting-Ray Krate (1 speed and 5-speed)
    • Campus Green (Pea Picker)
    • Flamboyant Red (Apple Krate)
    • Kool Lemon (Lemon Peeler)
    • Kool Orange (Orange Krate)

1973
  • Sting-Ray (1-speed and 5-speed)
    • Flamboyant Red
    • Kool Lemon
  • Sting-Ray DeLuxe (1-speed)
    • Flamboyant Red
    • Kool Lemon
  • Sting-Ray Fastback (5-speed)
    • Kool Lemon
    • Sunset Orange
  • Sting-Ray Krate (5-speed)
    • Flamboyant Red (Apple Krate)
    • Kool Lemon (Lemon Peeler)
    • Kool Orange (Orange Krate)

1974
  • Sting-Ray (1-speed and 5-speed)
    • Flamboyant Red
    • Kool Lemon
  • Sting-Ray DeLuxe (1-speed)
    • Flamboyant Red
    • Kool Lemon
  • Sting-Ray Fastback (5-speed)
    • Kool Lemon
    • Sunset Orange

1975
  • Sting-Ray (1-speed and 5-speed)
    • Flamboyant Red
    • Yellow
  • Sting-Ray Fastback (5-speed)
    • Flamboyant Red
    • Sky Blue

1976
  • Sting-Ray (1-speed, 3-speed and 5-speed)
    • Flamboyant Red
    • Sky Blue
    • White (with Bicentennial decals)
    • Yellow
  • Sting-Ray Fastback (5-speed)
    • Flamboyant Red
    • Sky Blue

1977
  • Sting-Ray (1-speed, 3-speed and 5-speed)
    • Flamboyant Red
    • Sky Blue
    • Sunset Orange

1978
  • Sting-Ray (1-speed, 3-speed and 5-speed)
    • Flamboyant Red
    • Sky Blue

1979
  • Sting-Ray (1-speed and 3-speed )
    • Cardinal Red
    • Emerald Green
    • Golden Yellow
    • Sky Blue
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