Shell Helix: A revolution in car oil designed from natural gas

With Shell PurePlus Technology we can develop superior lubricants for the most advanced engines, making Shell Helix Ultra our most-advanced car oil ever. Shell Helix Ultra protects against wear and corrosion, reduces maintenance costs and extends the life of your engine.

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Shell Helix Ultra Product Benefits


Shell Helix Performance


Thanks to its exceptional low-temperature performance, Shell Helix Ultra with PurePlus Technology flows rapidly to critical engine parts, even at extremely low temperatures. This means easier start-up in cold weather1, and faster engine warm up.  Shell Helix Ultra also performs better than before in extreme heat.2

1 Compared with higher viscosity oils. 

2 Based on Sequence IIIG performance vs group II and group III oils.

Less friction

Less friction fuel economy

Less friction

The less friction you have between the parts in your engine, the more easily the parts can work and move – and the less fuel you will burn. Shell Helix Ultra with PurePlus Technology has low-viscosity, low-friction formulations, which can result in up to 3% greater fuel economy.1

1 Based on ACEA M 111 fuel economy results compared with the industry reference oil.

Less Top Up

Less Top Up

Less Top Up

Some engine oils can lose up to 20% of their volume through evaporation alone. But with its low-evaporation formula, Shell Helix Ultra with PurePlus Technology loses less than 10%. This reduces oil consumption to help lower your maintenance costs.4

Superior Engine Cleanliness

Superior Engine Cleanliness

Superior Engine Cleanliness

Shell Helix Ultra with PurePlus Technology contains special active cleansing additives that work to help protect high-performance engines from deposits that hinder power and performance. 5 It’s been designed to give you our ultimate active cleansing power, with unsurpassed sludge protection.

Recommended by leading manufacturers


Ferrari 458


Shell’s relationship with Enzo Ferrari dates back to the 1930s. The very first Ferrari road car to drive out of the factory gates in Maranello, Italy, in 1947 used Shell lubricant. This is still the case today – the engine of every Ferrari leaving the production line in Maranello, from the 458 Italia to Ferrari’s latest innovations, is filled with Shell Helix Ultra with PurePlus Technology.

Knowing that a product is good enough for a supercar like a Ferrari gives confidence to drivers of all cars that this is a motor oil they can trust.


Maseratti motor


Since January this year, the engine of every Maserati leaving the production line is filled with Shell Helix Ultra with Shell PurePlus Technology.

Shell Helix Ultra and Maserati share an ambitious vision for the future of the global luxury vehicle market, and a commitment to deliver the very best products to drivers worldwide.

In addition Shell Helix Ultra will also be sponsoring a car in the Maserati Trofeo World Series 2014. Launched in 2010, this international single-marque GT motorsport championship comprises six races on some of the most prestigious circuits across Europe, America and Asia.


Hyundai Neuville


The Hyundai Shell World Rally Team is a brand new force in the world’s most prestigious rally series, developing a brand new car in the shape of the Hyundai i20 WRC with a dazzling line-up of driving talent.

Shell and Hyundai have been global partners since 2005, with a Global Aftermarket Agreement in place across 67 markets worldwide. Shell’s technical partnership aims to co-engineer a winning edge to Hyundai Motorsport as it competes at the highest level of global rallying.

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