Shell Helix Gasoline Passenger Car Engine Oil

Shell Helix Gasoline Passenger Car Engine Oil

Shell Helix Gasoline Passenger Car Engine Oil are manufactured from 100% synthetic base stock and high quality additives to achieve higher performance levels than both synthetic technology and mineral oils.

Racing / Professional Fully Synthetic
(Selected Shop Partners Only)

Helix Ultra Racing 5W-40

Helix Ultra Professional 0W-30

Expert High Performance Series
(Selected Shop Partners Only)

Helix Hybrid 0W-20

Helix Ultra X 0W-30

Helix Extend 0W-40

High Performance Fully Synthetic

Helix Ultra 0W-40

Helix Ultra ECT Multi 5W-30

Helix Ultra 0W-20

Premium Fully Synthetic

Helix Ultra 5W-40

General Fully Synthetic

Helix HX8 5W-40

Shell Helix Commercial Light Goods Diesel Vehicles Engine Oil

Shell Helix Commercial Light Goods Diesel Vehicles Engine Oil

Shell Helix ECT motor oils are formulated using Shell’s most advanced emissions compatible technology to help protect the vehicle’s emission system.

High Performance Fully Synthetic

Helix Ultra ECT Multi 5W-30

General Synthetic Technology

Helix HX7 ECT 5W-30


Our Carbon Neutral Aspiration

At Shell Helix we want to help drive the future by reducing our carbon footprint. We are committed to providing lower-carbon alternatives.

Learn more about Carbon Neutral



  • A red jeep on rugged terrain demonstrates the Shell Helix Ultra engine stress and wear protection product benefit

    Engine stress and wear protection

    Shell Helix Ultra provides superior protection against engine stress and wear and because it’s a modern synthetic, made from natural gas. That’s why it’s stronger and less volatile at the molecular level than those made from traditional crude.

  • A red jeep splashes through a riverbed, indicating the extreme temperature performance product benefit

    Extreme temperature performance

    Shell Helix Ultra is designed for extreme temperatures, with PurePlus Technology stays stronger for longer in extreme high temperatures. Protecting the engine and the oil can also perform better at low temperatures.

  • A Hyundai amidst smoke demonstrates Shell Helix Ultra’s ultimate power and performance benefit

    Ultimate power and performance

    From Turbos to Super Chargers, if you love driving, Shell Helix Ultra Fully Synthetic Motor oils has you covered. Our synthetics are made from natural gas, our oils are stronger at a molecular level.

  • An image of a dirty piston next to a clean piston to demonstrate the superior piston cleanliness product benefit of Shell Helix Ultra

    Superior Piston Cleanliness

    Tested both on the road and on the track, no other motor oil cleans your engine better**. Or helps keep your engine closer to factory clean.

    *Based on 100,000 Km fleet trial
    **Based on Sequence VG sludge test results using 0W-40

  • a car in the mountains

    Better Fuel Economy

    Shell Helix Ultra with PurePlus Technology has low-viscosity, low-friction formulations, which can result in up to 3% greater fuel economy.* Giving you more money and more miles to drive on and on with.

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

Partners that choose Shell Helix Ultra to Drive On

Scuderia Ferrari

A red Scuderia Ferrari sits on a racing track, an example of Shell Helix Ultra’s Innovation Partnership

Scuderia Ferrari

Shell Helix Ultra helps to power, protect and cool the Scuderia Ferrari powerunit. Recognized as one of the most successful teams in Formula One™ history and one of the world’s most iconic automotive brands, Shell Helix Ultra is a critical part of the Innovation Partnership with Ferrari on both the track and the road.

In fact, the lubricants found in the Scuderia Ferrari’s high performance racing engines powerunit shares many of the same building blocks (base oils and additives) as those found in the Shell Helix Ultra with PurePlus Technology available to road-going customers around the world. Plus, every GT road car that to leaves the Ferrari factory is filled with Shell Helix Ultra Synthetic motor oils.

“The demands and stresses on a Formula 1 engine are extraordinary. We need it to perform to its best every single time and last for multiple races. Shell Helix Ultra helps to deliver both the protection and the performance we need to do the job on the track.” - Sebastian Vettel, Scuderia Ferrari Driver 

BMW Motorsport

A red and white BMW race car sits on the track, exemplifying the Shell Helix Ultra and BMW’s Premium Technology Partnership

BMW Motorsport

A shared passion for driving and performance. BMW Motorsport and Shell Helix Ultra have a Premium Technology Partnership, and a winning one at that. Shell Helix Ultra scientists work closely with BMW Motorsport engineers to better fit the benefits of PurePlus Technology into the BMW M4 DTM car, ensuring the maximum performance of the engine unit in every race*.

Ultimately to benefit the motorist on the road, because it enables Shell Helix Ultra to test motor oils in extreme conditions. *While Shell Helix Ultra with PurePlus Technology motor oils for the racetrack and the road share the same technology platform, the racing formulation is customised to meet the extreme racing conditions.

“DTM is a demanding series. The tracks are challenging and competition is fierce. You can only win if the complete package is spot on – and this includes the motor oil. Shell Helix Ultra is designed to protect my engine. It helps me get the maximum out of my car at any time.” – Augusto Farfus, BMW Works Driver


A Hyundai Motorsport car kicks up a cloud of dust on a dirt race track, exemplifying the great performance of using Shell Helix Ultra in extreme environments


Shell and Hyundai have been global partners since 2005, with a global aftermarket agreement in place across 67 markets worldwide. As Title Sponsor and Technical Partner, Shell aims to co-engineer a winning edge to Hyundai Motorsport as it competes at the highest level of global rallying at the World Rally Championships (WRC).

The WRC series provides the ideal environment to showcase the quality of Shell Helix Ultra with PurePlus Technology. Set in over 13 countries, it challenges the cars to compete in extreme environments - from snow and ice to gravel and asphalt in temperatures ranging from -30°C to +40°C. Due to the conditions the car is put through, using reliable products that lubricate and protect the engine without a loss in power or performance is vital to the team’s results.

“Since the introduction of Shell helix Ultra motor oil with PurePlus Technology, Shell has helped Hyundai Motorsport to develop an extra 1.5 horsepower, representing an average of six seconds advantage at the end of each rally.” - Michel Nandan, Hyundai Team Principal


A red Maserati with standard Shell Helix Ultra product proudly sits on a scenic mountain road


Shell Helix Ultra partners with Maserati because they are both made for the same type of people, who love their car and want the very best performance. Shell PurePlus Technology protects the horsepower and maintains the performance of the Italian hot-blooded cars like the day they left the factory. That's why the engine of every Maserati leaving the production line is filled with Shell Helix Ultra Maserati, so they can Drive On.

“Shell Helix Ultra Maserati 5W-40 shares our and Shell’s passion for performance and excellence and that why it’s the only motor oil we use for engine factory fill and recommend for service fill.” Gianluca Pivetti, Head of Powertrain Gasoline at Maserati

“This motor oil has been developed specifically for Maserati to achieve optimal performance. This is an industry leading example of Shell’s dedication to performance and excellence; values which we share in full in Maserati.” Jacob Nyborg, Head of Marketing at Maserati 

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