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What is Shell V-Power Nitro+?
Shell V-Power Nitro+, Shell's latest generation of Unleaded and Diesel performance fuels. Designed to start working the instant they hit your engine on deposits that can reduce the performance of your car.
After months of extensive testing, we have created a performance fuel to help your car achieve its performance potential. Developed with Scuderia Ferrari, this new formulation is designed to instantly get to work in your engine on deposits which can reduce performance. We have also increased the friction modifier content by 25%*. The friction modifier is designed to reduce friction in critical engine areas, helping to deliver more power to the wheels. Put simply, this is Ferrari's choice for improved performance.
Shell V-Power Nitro+ Unleaded Benefits
Protecting Cylinder Walls – Our Friction Modification Technology is designed to instantly reduce friction between the piston assembly and cylinder wall by coating them with a protective film.
Cleaner Intake Valves and Fuel Injectors – Designed to prevent and clean up deposits that can affect performance. Shell V-Power Nitro+ contains special additives to help stop performance-robbing deposits from building up around the intake valves and fuel injectors.
In comparison to our previous Shell V-Power Unleaded, we have rebalanced the formulation to contain 25% more Friction Modification Technology (FMT). This technology has been tested with Ferrari as part of our long standing technical partnership, and is designed to instantly reduce friction in critical engine areas and thereby help the engine to deliver more power to the wheels.
* Compared to our previous Shell V-Power Unleaded formulation
This new and improved diesel formulation contains a more powerful detergent for fast, and more effective clean-up of diesel fuel injection systems**. It is also formulated to help restore and maintain engine power through active engine protection. Anti-rust functionality helps prevent corrosion of precision-engineered fuel injection systems. Shell V-Power Nitro+ Diesel helps your car achieve its performance potential, both today and tomorrow.
Shell V-Power Nitro+ Diesel Benefits
Cleaner Fuel injectors – Shell V-Power Nitro+ Diesel is specially formulated for increased cleanliness and protection of diesel fuel injection systems in the latest diesel engines**. Deposits on the diesel injectors can impair the fuel spray and reduce the fuel flow – resulting in power loss.
Shell V-Power Nitro+ Diesel contains a new, more powerful detergent technology for faster and more effective clean up of diesel fuel injection systems**.
**Compared to our previous Shell V-Power Diesel formulation
Shell V-Power Nitro+ Unleaded, developed by Shell scientists with our technical partner Ferrari, is also the inspiration behind Shell V-Power Nitro+ Diesel - our new, diesel performance fuel.
The technical partnership with Ferrari provides a fantastic test bed for technology and innovation, and an environment to test new fuels in extreme conditions. At Shell, we are committed to making better fuels for our customers. Formula One helps us to develop those better products. Friction Modification Technology is a good example of this ‘track-to-road’ technology transfer.
Shell V-Power Nitro+ Unleaded contains 99% the same types of compounds found in the Shell V-Power race fuel being used by Scuderia Ferrari in the 2013 FIA Formula One World Championship. You could run the Scuderia Ferrari Formula One car on Shell V-Power Nitro+ Unleaded road car fuel - and you could run an unleaded road car on the Shell V-Power Formula One fuel.
Shell scientists and engineers work on both types of engines, understanding the similarities and differences and applying the same technical insights for optimal results.
New Shell V-Power Nitro+ Unleaded is Ferrari's choice for improved performance.