Motor Oils Ultra Platinum Motor Oil with PurePlus Technology
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Ultra Platinum™ with
PurePlus™ Technology

(North American
And Japanese/Asian OEMs)

What do Grades mean

WHAT DO THE GRADES MEAN?

Motor oils use a rating system developed by SAE, which is the Society of Automotive Engineers, to classify oil by viscosity. We’re all used to seeing designations like SAE 5W-30 or SAE 10W-30, so let’s talk about what they really mean.

For multi-grade viscosity motor oils, the cold-temperature viscosity is labelled with a “W,” which stands for “winter.” Thus, in an SAE 10W-30 motor oil, the “10” is the cold-temperature viscosity rating and the “30” is the high-temperature viscosity rating. This combination provides a motor oil that flows well at low temperatures, but still protects the engine at high temperatures.

For comparison’s sake, SAE 5W-30 and SAE 0W-30 will flow better at even lower temperatures than 10W-30 while still providing protection at high temperatures. Just remember, the “W” stands for winter.

Please refer to your owner’s manual or our Motor Oil Selector tool to ensure you are using the recommended motor oil for your vehicle.

Pennzoil Ultra Platinum™

Full Synthetic Motor Oil with PurePlus™ Technology

Pennzoil Ultra Platinum® Full Synthetic motor oil keeps pistons up to 65% cleaner than required by the toughest industry standard1. Nothing else keeps your engine closer to factory clean2.

Cleansing and Protection 5 star rating

Pennzoil Ultra Platinum™ Full Synthetic motor oil is the exact motor oil used by Helio Castroneves in his IndyCar, proving it’s capable of handling the toughest conditions on the track. By combining the revolutionary process of converting natural gas into a 99.5% pure base oil and combining it with high performance additives, Pennzoil Ultra Platinum ™ Full Synthetic motor oil is able to deliver complete protection without compromise.

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PENNZOIL ULTRA™ 0W-40

Ultra-Class Full Synthetic

The motor oil that helps keep high-performance engines clean and protected so they perform better.

Pennzoil® synthetic technology has taken synthetics to a new level with the creation of an ultra-thin motor oil designed specifically to help keep high-performance and luxury engines as close as possible to factory clean. Pennzoil Ultra 0W-40 is the only motor oil trusted to be factory fill in every Chrysler® SRT8® HEMI® engine, and the new 2013 SRT® Viper®.3 And it's the exact same oil that Team Penske uses right-out-of-the-bottle in the IZOD IndyCar Series.4

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PENNZOIL ULTRA EURO

Ultra-Class Full Synthetic

The only motor oil exclusively recommended by Ferrari North America.5
With a special formulation for European cars, Pennzoil Ultra™ Euro meets all the latest manufacturer specifications for Ferrari, Mercedes-Benz, Audi, VW and more.

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1Based on ILSAC GF--5 and Sequence IIIG piston deposit test using SAE 5W--30. Does not apply to Pennzoil Ultra Platinum™ 0W-40 motor oil.

2Based on Sequence VG sludge test using SAE 5W-30. Pistons from standard V6 engine in ASTM Sequence IIIG test.

3Chrysler, HEMI, SRT and SRT8 are registered trademarks of Chrysler Group LLC.

4Team Penske IZOD IndyCar® series cars use Pennzoil Ultra™ 0W-40. Used under license from Penske Racing, Inc.

5Ferrari recommends Pennzoil Ultra™ 5W-40 and Pennzoil Ultra™ racing 10W-60.