KUALA LUMPUR, 24 September 2019 – Petronas Lubricants Marketing Malaysia (PLMM) today introduced a new range of PETRONAS Syntium with °CoolTech™ lubricants formulated to fight excessive engine heat for better engine performance and optimizing fuel efficiency.
Marking PLMM’s entry into the fast-expanding hybrid vehicle market, the range includes the premium low-viscosity PETRONAS Syntium 7000 Ultimate Series featuring PETRONAS Syntium Hybrid with °CoolTech™, the company’s first oil for hybrid engines.
“Coupled with our experience in working with the best in motorsports, the Formula One race, we have developed a formulation that focuses on optimizing engine performance for both gas fuel and hybrid vehicles”, said Dato’ Sri Syed Zainal Abidin Syed Mohamed Tahir, PETRONAS Dagangan Berhad’s Managing Director and Chief Executie Officer and PETRONAS Vice President of Marketing, Downstream Business.
Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport five-time Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton was also present at the event along with Petronas Lubricants International managing director and group CEO Giuseppe D’Arrigo and Petronas Lubricants International Chief Technology Officer, Eric Hothusen.
“PETRONAS Syntium plays such a crucial role in the cooling of our engines and supports us in achieving results on track. The teamwork between our technical organizations has been outstanding, and it’s reassuring to know that we have the best and most reliable fluids for our engines. It makes it easier to stay focused on our ultimate goal and achieve the best result for the team and on the race track,” said Hamilton.
The other oils in the series include the new PETRONAS Syntium 7000 0W-16 with °CoolTech™, PETRONAS Syntium 7000 0W-20 with °CoolTech™, PETRONAS Syntium 3000 5W-30 and PETRONAS 800 5W-30 °CoolTech™, meeting the latest API SN PLUS Specification and protecting against Low-Speed Pre-Ignition (LSPI) for turbo charged direct injection gasoline powered vehicles.
PETRONAS Syntium with °CoolTech™ technology is trusted by the fastest Formula 1 drivers to cool critical engine parts for optimized engine performance, as proven by the success of Mercedes-AMG Petronas Mptosport in the FIA Formula One™ World Constructors’ Championship over the last five years.