1.4 VIN breakdown

ZAM G H 45 E 3 8 0 012345
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
1   =   ZAM World Manufacturer Identifier Code (WMI)
2    =   Engine type
A AM 585 (3,2 litre) Injection Turbo
B M 138 (4,2 litre)
C M 139 (4,2 litre (derived from the M 138)
D M 144 (6 litre)  (derived from the F 140)
E M138 P (4,2 litre) (derived from the M 138)
F M139 A (4,2 litre) (derived from the M 139)
G M139 P (4,2 litre) (derived from the M 139)
H M145 (4,7 litre)
J M139 R (4,7 litre) 430 HP
M M139 S (4,7 litre) 440 HP
3   =    Restraint systems
A Active 3-point safety belts with retractor for the front and back seats plus airbag for the front seats.
B Active 3-point safety belts with retractor, load force limiters plus airbag for the front seats.
C Active 3-point safety belts with retractor for the front and back seats plus airbag, load force limiters for the front seats.
D 3-point safety belts with retractor, pre-tensioning and load force limiters plus airbags (front and sides) for the front seats: 3-point belts with retractor, pre-tensioning and load force limiters only for the (out)side seats, 3-point belt with retractor for the middle seat + side airbag for the rear (out)side seats.
E 3-point safety belts with retractor, pre-tensioning, load force limiters, airbags (smart airbag for the front passenger’s seat) and side airbags for the front seats, airbag disabler for child seats only for the front passenger’s seat; 3-point belts with retractor, pre-tensioning, load force limiters and airbag disabler for child seats (for the USA) plus side airbags only for the rear (out)side seats; 3-point belt with retractor and airbag disabler for child seats only (for the USA) for the rear middle seat.
F 4-point safety belts without airbag.
G 3-point safety belts with retractor, pre-tensioning, load force limiters, side airbags for the front seats, airbag disabler for child seats only for the front passenger’s seat; 3-point belts with retractor, pre-tensioning, load force limiters and airbag disabler for child seats plus side airbags only for the rear (out)side seats; 3-point belt with retractor and airbag disabler for child seats for the rear middle seat.
H 3-point safety belts with retractor, front and side airbags and headbags for the front seats, 3-point belts with retractor and pre-tensioning for the rear seats.
J 3-point safety belts with retractor, advanced front airbags, side airbags and headbags for the front seats, 3-point belts with retractor and pre-tensioning and latch system for the rear seats.
K 3-point safety belts with retractor, pre-tensioning, load force limiters, airbags (low risk deployment for the front passenger) and side airbags for the front seats + airbag disabler for child seats only for the front passenger’s sea (for the USA)t; 3-point belts with retractor, pre-tensioning, load force limiters and airbag disabler for child seats (for the USA) plus side airbags only for the rear (out)side seats; 3-point belt with retractor and airbag disabler for child seats for the rear middle seat (for the USA). LATCH/ISOFIX for the (out)side rear seats, tether anchorage for the rear middle seat.
L 3-point safety belts with retractor, advanced front airbags, side airbags and headbags for the front seats, 3-point belts with retractor and pre-tensioning and LATCH/ISOFIX system for the rear seats.
4 =    Model designation      
18 M138ADM

M138ADE (Spider)

38 338B32

338B32A (Coupè 3200 GT)

M138ABM,

M138ABE (Coupè) N/A engine 4,2 litre

M138ABC (Gransport)

39 M139AB
44 M144S
45 M145BCA (Gran Turismo Automatic transmisssion),

M45CCE (M145GL)

5   =   Version
For the 338B32 and 338B32A versions
A LHD and manual gearbox
B LHD and automatic gearbox
C RHD and manual gearbox
D RHD and automatic gearbox
For the M138ABM – M138ABE – M138ADM – M138ADE versions
A USA and Canada versions
B Europe GS version
C Europe GD version
D Australia GD version
E China GS version
J Japan GS version
X Study prototype
The M139A and M139A versions
A USA and Canada versions
B Europe GS version
C Europe GD version
D Australia GD version
E China version
F Canada and USA version without weight sensors (Korea, Middle East, Philippines)
J Japan version
X Study prototype
The M144S version
B Europe GS version
C Europe GD version
The M138ABC – M138ADC version
A USA and Canada versions
B Europe GS version
C Europe GD version
D Australia GD version
E China version
J Japan version
X Study prototype
The M139ABA, M145BCA and M145CCE versions
A USA version
B Europe GS version
C Europe GD version
D Australia GD version
E China version
F Canada and USA version without weight sensors (Korea, Middle East, Philippines)
J Japan version
X Study prototype
6   =   Check Digit for USA, Canada and China – “0” for other versions
7 =   Model Year
for USA – Canada – Golf – Brazil- China and othert states, if this is necessary
8   =   Assembly Plant for USA always 0 = Modena
9   =   Serial number