Shell services 500 cars for free

By CARSIFU | 15 June 2015

KUALA LUMPUR: A total of 500 lucky motorists enjoyed the ultimate engine rejuvenating experience for their cars at the first-ever “#LoveMyRide” Festival organised by Shell Malaysia Trading Sdn Bhd over the weekend.

On the first day (June 13) of the admissions-free festival, a total of 378 cars received a free engine oil change to successfully create a new entry in the Malaysia Book of Records for the ‘most number of cars in a lubricant changing event.’

The overall target of 500 cars was achieved at 3.17pm on June 14, when another 122 cars underwent the free oil change.

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An estimated 6,000 litres of Shell Helix Ultra with PurePlus Technology 5W-40 fully synthetic engine oil was used

This first-of-its-kind festival for car lovers, featuring Shell Helix Ultra 5W-40 with PurePlus Technology made from natural gas and Shell V-Power Racing, was held at MARTRADE Exhibition and Convention Centre (MECC) in Kuala Lumpur, from June 13 to 14 from 10.00am till 7.00 pm.

The lucky cars were selected from applications received online at to enjoy an engine rejuvenation package worth up to RM600 for free.

The massive oil change event, which targeted a total of 500 cars over two days, involved 100 student mechanics from Despark College and Shell Helix branded workshops.

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Shell Mobile Fuel Dispenser with free Shell V-Power Racing fuel

An estimated 6,000 litres of engine oil and 15,000 litres of fuel was used with each motorist receiving up to a maximum of 31 litres.

During the event, car enthusiasts were able to test-drive the latest BMW and Mazda cars, participate in an F1 race car simulator challenge and learn more about Shell lubricants at the PurePlus Mocktail Mixology sessions.

Foodies were able to take their pick from over 50 of KL’s top food trucks and gastronomic cafes, while family and friends were able to enjoy the weekend flea market and capture memories with 3D optical illusions or street art on display.

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Shell Malaysia team celebrating with mechanics from Despark College.

Live performances by local artists such as Reza Salleh, IamNEETA, Diandra Arjunaidi and Talitha Tan, entertained the audience from the main stage.

“This powerful combination of Shell Helix Ultra with PurePlus Technology engine oil and Shell V-Power Racing fuel was developed through a technical partnership with Scuderia Ferrari,” explained Shell Malaysia Trading managing director Azman Ismail.