Video: Shell engineer details low-viscosity engine oil test

| May 28, 2014


Next-gen oil test: Shell highlights benefits, durability in engine teardown event

Can the fuel economy and emissions reductions benefits of lower viscosity engine oil -- thinner oil, essentially -- be realized without sacrificing durability and, thus, ...

At an engine teardown event held earlier this month, Shell Rotella engineers showed off parts from three engines used in a two-year, half-million mile test of the next-generation low-viscosity oil that’s part of the next category of engine oils. Click here to read Overdrive‘s full coverage from the teardown. 

In the video above, Shell engineer Howard Hill discusses the tests, the teardown and the results. 

  • jon

    how about actual real world measurement readings. Visual inspections don’t mean much to me. Micrometer measurements mean much much more. strives to maintain an open forum for reader opinions. Click here to read our comment policy.