The new formulation boasts better performance as a direct result of improved technology and product specification upgrade.
The four new variants that were introduced are Castrol POWER1 Cruise 4T 15W-50 1L, Racing 4T 10W-40 1.0-litre, Scooter 4-AT 5W-40 1.0-litre and Scooter 10W-40 1L.
Along with the launch, a total of two existing variants were relaunched with new improved formulations, namely the Castrol POWER1 4T 10W-40 1L and Castrol POWER1 Racing 4T 10W-50 1L.
Setting itself apart from its competitors, the new Castrol POWER1 with Power Release TechnologyTM, which optimises friction and in return provides motorcycle enthusiasts with faster, more superior acceleration at the twist of the throttle.
In a 5.2km three-stage acceleration test using 101kW four-cylinder supersports engine, the new Castrol POWER1 10W-40 is 6.6 seconds quicker than a competitor's 10W-40 and 2.8 seconds quicker than the previous formulation.
“We are constantly evolving to keep abreast with the needs of our consumers. The new Castrol POWER1 range is the direct effect of that very initiative. What remains at the forefront is our focus in continuously offering the best – Whether it’s an entirely new range or an improved formula, it comes with years of expertise and thorough research," said Castrol Malaysia marketing director Keow Mei-Shan.
While the new Castrol POWER1 offers superior acceleration at the twist of the throttle, the new Castrol POWER1 SCOOTER with Scootek Technology boasts superior acceleration at the mere touch of the throttle.
Separately, the Castrol POWER1 CRUISE with Power Sustain Technology manages heat and friction in big bikes, ensuring continuous power delivery during long rides.
As the proud sponsors of the Castrol LCR Honda team and in conjunction with the MotoGP, Castrol also announced the new Castrol POWER1 RACING with Race Derived Technology, proven to stay strong and deliver acceleration in race track conditions.
Powered by Castrol POWER1, Stefan Bradl who rode in place of an injured Cal Crutchlow, turned up the heat in Sepang in what was a nail-biting 20-lap final filled with opportunities for open throttles.
Understanding that smooth acceleration is crucial among bikers, the new Castrol POWER1 line caters to riders across different bike segments who are faced with ever-changing traffic conditions, in ensuring continuous top performance.