WIN WITH SHELL: Shell Oil is giving away R10 000 and weekly merchandise. Competition details at the bottom of this page. Image: Shell South Africa
Today’s engines are designed to deliver consistently good performance, but extreme weather, hours stuck in stop-start traffic and tough terrain can all affect the capability of a car and, over time, the engine.
Thanks to Shell Helix Ultra with PurePlus Technology.
All drivers want to keep their car working like new for as long as possible, but all too often overlook the important role of motor oil.
Shell Helix Brand Manager, Zama Nkala says: “Shell Helix is constantly searching for more ways to bring pioneering technology to motor oil formulations. A superior lubricant not only helps keep vehicles performing at their very best, but reassures drivers they are looking after their car”.
Shell Helix Ultra is the brand’s most advanced motor oil and the first ever motor oil made from natural gas. It works hard to protect the engine and deliver great performance even on demanding drives.
Behind this product is a revolutionary process that produces pure, synthetic base oil from natural gas. Base oil is the main ingredient of a lubricant and this technology results in a 99.5% pure base oil that enables higher levels of cleansing and protection. It also offers a number of other important benefits for the engine:
* Unsurpassed Sludge Protection
Shell Helix Ultra is formulated to prevent dirt build-up with exceptional cleaning power.
The formula features a unique and powerful combination of Shell PurePlus Technology with high performance additives. This means that no other motor oil cleans the engine better4; it not only helps prevent dirt particles from sticking together to form sludge, which can seriously impact engine power, but it also protects the engine from harmful deposits that can affect the car’s performance.
* Less top-up
A low evaporation formula results in up to 50% less evaporation loss compared to inferior oils, meaning drivers don’t need to top-up 5 the oil as frequently.
* Effective even in extreme temperatures
Oil is the lifeblood of an engine and keeps things running smoothly no matter how testing the journey may be. Even in -40 degrees celsius thanks to enhanced viscosity features, this superior motor oil continues to flow smoothly.
It flows up to three times faster than required by the latest industry standard, allowing the engine to warm up quickly6 and reach optimum performance sooner. The oil also stays stronger for longer in extreme high temperatures to keep protecting the engine. It provides superior resistance to oil degradation, up to 32% better than the latest industry standard7.
All of this helps drivers to be confident that their car can be relied on to go the distance.
Hentie Spangenberg Shell Technical Manager says: “Shell Helix Ultra with PurePlus Technology helps vehicles perform at their very best. It has been designed following decades of development, proven to exceed standard industry tests and OEM tests. It has been driven over millions of miles in taxis, everyday road cars and on more demanding journeys in police vehicles to ensure the finished product is one that drivers can trust.”
If outstanding vehicle performance and peace of mind were bottled, the result would be Shell Helix Ultra with PurePlus Technology.
Seal of Approval:
Shell Helix Ultra with PurePlus Technology has received the seal of approval from some of the world’s most respected car manufacturers including Maserati, Mercedes, Ford, Honda, GM, Chrysler and Hyundai. It is used in Ferrari GT cars from the moment they come off the production line and the Scuderia Ferrari team also uses a special race blend in its F1 track car.
Shell has embarked on an engineering partnership with BMW Motorsport. Shell scientists and BMW Engineers have worked together to further develop cutting edge motor oil technology for race cars which will ultimately also benefit everyday drivers.
6 Compared with API SN specification and based on ASTM D4684
7 Compared with APISN specification and based on Sequence IIIG oxidation and deposit tests
Win with Shell Helix
As part of their latest brand campaign, Shell Helix Motor Oil is rewarding customers with a share of R1-million in prizes. By simply purchasing a specially marked 5litre Shell Helix Motor Oil product from Autozone, Goldwagen or Midas outlets and USSD the unique code found of pack to *120*547*unique code#, customers stand a chance to win their share of prizes ranging from airtime, data bundle and R2500 in cash.
1 lucky customer will win R10 000 in cash for simply sharing their best road trip story with Wheels24 and Shell Helix and by using #KMs4Keeps when sharing their submission. Shell Helix Motor Oil will also give away weekly branded merchandise.
Marketing manager of Shell Helix, Vuyokazi Vezi, says: “We are very excited for our customers to keep making memories with their cars and Shell Helix Motor Oils. That’s why we are embarking on this journey of rewarding people for their shared passion in innovative engine care”.
This exciting promotion runs until November 30 2016, and is open to South African citizens only. For more information, visit us on www.shell.co.za/helix.