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June 5, 2012

Shell Launches V-Power Nitro+, Nitro+ Racing; Phases Out Super Premium

Photo courtesy of Shell Press
Shell launched its latest generation of premium performance fuels namely Shell V-Power Nitro+ Gasoline, Shell V-Power Nitro+ Racing and Shell V-Power Nitro + Diesel. The Philippines is one of the first countries in the world to see the introduction of the new premium performance fuels, which will directly replace the Shell V-Power fuels and Shell Super Premium currently available in the Philippines.

New Shell V-Power Nitro+ fuels are formulated to help improve engine performance and deliver more power and responsiveness compared to Shell Standard Fuels. The fuels are designed to start acting instantly in your engine. “With these new gasoline and diesel fuels, we have built on the innovative and successful platform established by our best-selling Shell V-Power fuels and developed new formulations, designed to improve performance and to act instantly in your engine,” say s Anthony Lawrence Yam, VP for Retail, Pilipinas Shell Petroleum Corp (PSPC). “It’s exciting to be able to bring this new product to the Philippine market and I believe we have succeeded in making a good product even better! I would encourage drivers to try it and see for themselves what it can do.” 

The next step in our performance fuel technology

The introduction of Shell V-Power Nitro+ fuels builds on more than a century of experience in fuels development by Shell. “We have around 120 passionate fuels scientists and specialists across the globe working on fuels innovation, development and implementation to meet the evolving needs of customers and their cars,” says Mae Ascan, Fuel Scientist from Shell Global Solutions. “At Shell, the development of fuel technology is an on-going process. Shell V-Power Nitro+ is the latest example of this; the next step in the Shell V-Power performance fuel technology story.” 

Shell V-Power Nitro+ Gasoline replaces Shell Super Premium

Over the years, car engines have evolved, as have our consumers’ needs.  In response, Shell developed Shell V-Power Nitro+ Gasoline to replace Shell Super Premium. 

“Shell V -Power Nitro+ Gasoline is our latest technology designed to improve performance and act instantly in your engine.  The product contains increased detergents designed to prevent and clean-up deposits that affect engine performance. We have also increased the friction modifier content designed to instantly reduce friction in critical engine areas, thereby helping the engine deliver more power,” said Pia Que-Ang, Shell V-Power Brand Manager.

Track to road technology transfer with Ferrari

An integral part of Shell’s commitment to innovation in fuels development is its technical partnership with Ferrari. Fuels Scientist Mae Ascan : “Our c lo se -working relationship with Ferrari provides us with an environment to test new fuels in extreme conditions. This gives us a better understanding of what will deliver improved power and performance. For example, in the Shell V-Power Nitro+ Gasoline available at the pump, we use the same friction modifiers as in the race fuels we develop for Ferrari Formula One cars.”

Designed to improve performance and act instantly in your engine

Shell V-Power Nitro+ fuels are designed for use in whatever car you drive and are formulated to get to work instantly when they hit the engine. The fuel formulations are designed to help control the build-up of deposits in new engines and help remove deposits in older engines to ultimately help improve performance.  Our Shell V-Power Nitro+ Diesel, for instance, is an improved formulation that contains a new, more powerful detergent technology for faster and more effective clean-up of diesel fuel injector systems compared to Shell Standard Fuels, ready to act instantly when it hits the engine in even the latest generation of diesel engine technologies. In this way it is designed to restore and maintain engine power through active engine protection. 


  1. I just tried filling up at full tank with Vpower Nitro+ Racing. Noticeably, the engine runs smoother and quieter. It accelerates better from 0 to 100 at a lower RPM. This could possibly mean it can be more efficient.

    But when i tried opening up the throttle more, I noticed on the higher end of the RPM, the car is not accelerating as it used to be. Maybe it need some time to adjust to the new fuel, as I use a different brand before.

    May I please ask anyone what is the content of Shell Vpower Nitro+ Racing? Is there really liquified nitrogen gas? Or just some advance additives?

    Perhaps if you can point me to some whitepapers for the specs.

    Nevertheless, if this fuel can give me better mileage, I might stick to it, as I seldom drive on the higher end of the RPM. :) Thanks in advance!

  2. there's a better fuel. and it's pure diesel, not just additives or enhancers

  3. Can Eon run on Nitro Racing?

    1. Sorry, your engine wont take advantage of the higher octane, youll just watse money

  4. ok lang ba kung ang gas ng Subaru XV is Shell V Power Nitro+ Gasoline?

  5. Am using a 2nd hand car Suzuki Swift 2009, which they have already use the Shell V-power Racing Now, am going to downgrade to Shell NITRO is it Ok ?
    By the way, what is the OCTANE of Shell V-Power Racing and Shell V-power Nitro ?
    kindly reply asap x thank you


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