Shell India launches fully synthetic Helix HX8 engine oil
Mumbai April 16 (IANS) Royal Dutch Shell subsidiary Shell Lubricants Indian arm on Monday launched its fully synthetic engine oil - Shell Helix HX8 - saying it is suitable for all cars in the country including SUVs hatchbacks sedans and MUVs.
The Anglo-Dutch oil major said in a statement here that the product offers multiple benefits for drivers.
"Shell Helix HX8 forms protective barriers around critical and high-risk engine parts providing 40 per cent better wear and 78 per cent better corrosion protection as well as 58 per cent better oxidation stability and high-temperature deposit control versus industry reference oil " it said.
The synthetic engine oil priced at Rs 850 per litre is available across India in packs of 4.5 litres 3.5 litres and 1 litre.
Launching the new product here Shell Lubricants Country General Manager Mansi Tripathy said: "The engine is the heart of a vehicle and needs to be protected by right engine oil for better performance longer life and above all ensuring a smooth drive."
"With Shell Helix HX8 we will be able to cater to the changing demand of the consumers expand our portfolio and strengthen our commitment to the Indian market " she added.