Castrol GTX, one of the world’s most trusted engine oils, celebrates its 50th anniversary this year.
The brand has been at the forefront of engine oil innovation since its introduction in 1968. Castrol’s first ever lubricant brand was initially created to meet the sophisticated needs of new engine development. Today, Castrol GTX protects an estimated 100 million cars across the world at any one time. The brand has been built on a promise to help extend engine life, and that is something that Castrol has been delivering on for 50 years now.
As we look to the future, innovation will remain at the core in Castrol as the GTX brand is expanding to continue to meet the demands of today’s drivers and mechanics. The GTX brand proposition has evolved from “protect” to “clean and protect”. Castrol GTX engine oils have been tested extensively in a range of tests designed to replicate a variety of driving conditions and styles in modern engines. Castrol GTX engine oil’s synthetic technology, with its sludge buster breaks down and cleans away existing sludge & protects the engine from future sludge forming – offering up to 50 % better sludge protection than tough industry limits.