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  • Shell’s ultimate Active Cleansing Technology - up to five times more effective at removing sludge from dirty engines than a mineral oil
  • Longer protection thanks to enhanced oxidisation resistance
  • Minimises vibration and engine noise.

Shell’s Maximum performance for your car

Shell Helix Ultra motor oil delivers Shell’s ultimate cleansing power, helping engines achieve maximum performance and protection, while maintaining fuel economy. The oil in a clean engine can flow quickly to where it is needed, ensuring the engine is better protected.

The outstanding cleansing ability and shear and oxidation stability of Shell Helix Ultra means that it goes on delivering its benefits from one oil change to the next.

Shell Helix Ultra is specifically formulated for high-performance, fuel-injection gasoline engines that are fitted with catalytic converters and blow-by-gas recirculation. It also meets vehicle manufacturers’ extended service specifications and has formulations for different fuels, engines and environmental conditions.

Why you should use Shell Helix Ultra:

  1. It’s five times as effective at removing sludge as mineral oils.
  2. It offers up to 30% more protection than other synthetic leading brands tested.
  3. Greater fuel efficiency and easier cold starting.
  4. Maintains viscosity and stays in grade throughout the oil-change interval.
  5. Reduces oil volatility and therefore oil consumption and the need for top-up.
  6. See more reasons you should use Shell Helix Ultra [LINKS TO TDS]

Recommended by Scuderia Ferrari

Shell Helix Oil is the only motor oil Scuderia Ferrari recommends. That’s why Shell Helix is inside not just every Ferrari Gran Turismo car that leaves Maranello, but also every Ferrari Formula One car at every race.

Specifications and approvals

Because lubricants vary in quality, universal criteria are used to describe oil performance and usage. Shell Helix motor oils not only meet these increasingly demanding international specifications but usually surpass them. Shell Helix Ultra exceeds these specifications:

5W-40 Viscosity grade.

  • API SN/CF
  • ACEA A3/B3/B4
  • BMW LL-01
  • MB approval 229.5
  • VW 502 00/505 00
  • Porsche
  • RN0700, RN0710
  • Ferrari

5W-30 Viscosity grade.

  • ACEA A3/B3/B4
  • BMW LL-01
  • MB approval 229.5
  • VW 502 00/505 00
  • Meets the engine test requirements of API SN/CF

  
Compared with a normal mineral oil (API SG/CD)