GS Caltex India launches BS VI engine oil range for cars and motorcycles

by Autocar Pro News Desk , 23 Nov 2020


GS Caltex India, a wholly-owned subsidiary of GS Caltex Corporation of South Korea, has unveiled its range of BS VI compatible lubricant and engine oil for the Indian market. The new engine oils available under the brand name Kixx are equipped to meet the stringent requirements of the new BS VI emission norms.

The company says these superior engine oils are based on advanced additive technology to deliver excellent protection and superior performance in BSVI vehicles – cars and motorcycles.

Speaking about the new product portfolio, Rajesh Nagar, MD and CEO, GS Caltex India said, “We at GS Caltex India, have been at the forefront in launching products which meet the latest requirements of the market. It has been our constant endeavor to work on improving and upgrading our product portfolio as per the latest norms to offer superior customer experience. It gives us immense pleasure in launching the new upgraded BS-VI lubricants along with some new products for new generation vehicles.” 

The company says the oils have an advantage of backward compatibility and hence can be used in older generation BS IV / III vehicles. 

In addition, GS Caltex has also introduced new products to its fully synthetic passenger car oil portfolio, Kixx PAO 1 and Kixx G1 Synthetic Power. Kixx PAO 1 is a PAO based fully synthetic passenger car engine oil, which is optimised to provide better performance and complete engine protection, thus maximising engine life and low oil consumption. Its high viscosity index and good low-temperature fluidity help contribute to component protection across a wide temperature range.

The Kixx G1 Synthetic Power is a fully synthetic premium car engine oil with advanced additive technology to deliver superior performance in modern vehicles meeting BS-VI norms and suitable for high-performance engines fitted with DOHC, EFI, VVT, and diesel engines with CRDI. It is optimised to provide complete engine oil performance, especially fuel efficiency, through friction reduction and enhanced durability.

The lubricant maker is also launching fully synthetic motorcycle engine oil Kixx Ultra 4T Synthetic. The fully synthetic motorcycle engine oil is configured with advanced additive technology to deliver excellent performance in modern vehicles meeting BS-VI norm. This is suitable for all motorcycle engines, both carburetor and fuel-injected where API SN or below and JASO MA and MA 2 are recommended.

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