Motul

MOTUL - Experts in Lubrication since 1853...

Motul is a world-class French company specialised in the formulation, production and distribution of high-tech lubricants across the full automotive spectrum, as well as lubricants for industry via its Motul Tech activity.

In fact, the Motul brand has been lubricating machines since long before the invention of the motor car as Motul dates back to 1853 in the USA, where it was part of the Swan and Finch portfolio. In the 1930s Ernst Zaugg became the French distributor for Motul and, in 1957 acquired Motul in its entirety and Motul has remained the French family’s business ever since.   


INNOVATION IS IN OUR DNA

Motul has many industry firsts to its name. In 1953 Motul brought the first truly Multigrade motor oil to the market - Motul Century.

In 1966 Motul Century 2100 ushered in the age of synthetic lubricants, This was the first semi-synthetic lubricant containing all the advantages of castor oil but without the disadvantages: cost, oxidation and varnish deposit. Then, as early as 1971, Motul was the first lubricant manufacturer to pioneer the formulation of a 100% synthetic lubricant for automotive engines, 300V, making use of Ester technology which made use of experience gained from the aeronautical industry.

Motul continues to innovate in line with the demands of the modern vehicles and is at the forefront of Hybrid engine lubricant and coolant demands and has continued to develop its range including the recently extended 300V offering for the race world.

This passion for innovation extends to Historic Vehicles, Motorcycles, Lorries, and more...


GROWING THROUGH PARTNERSHIP

This new partnership with FBHVC complements perfectly many of Motul’s existing partnerships and is something upon which Motul has built its heritage.

Motul is the global partner of FIVA as well as being official lubricant partner of the French Federation of Historic Vehicles (FFVE).

Partnerships are key to Motul’s long history of success and, as well as its growing ranks of OEM partnerships, with the likes of Brabus, MV Agusta, RUF, Subaru, Glickenhaus, Suzuki, Caterham and others, Motul is the official lubricant partner to the Le Mans 24 Hours (Car, Moto and Classic), the World Endurance Championship (FIA WEC), MotoGP and the World Superbike Championship, the Isle of Man TT & Classic TT, Dakar Rally, Carrera Panamericana, Goodwood Revival, Tour Auto and The Classic at Silverstone.

Motul is passionate about supporting the Historic Vehicle world. Motul as a brand wants to keep yesterday’s vehicles on tomorrow’s roads, to support this we have developed a comprehensive line of products fitting the requirement of historic vehicles by using the latest technologies.

Motul as a company has saved and preserved 50 Historic vehicles since 2008 as a national patron of Fondation du patrimoine. This partnership is aiming at preserving motoring heritage in France. To learn more: https://www.motul.com/gb/en/news/events-racing/palais-royal-vehicle-show-motul-restorations-on-display-at-event-in-paris.

We restored vehicles from our heritage. Example of Vagabond:

Part 1

Part 2

Part 3


MOTUL'S HISTORIC VEHICLE LUBRICANTS - SPECIAL VEHICLES REQUIRE SPECIALIST PRODUCTS

The unique features of old engines require specially adapted lubricants. Modern vehicle performance has been improved along with the relevant lubricants over time but these modern formulations are not suitable for some Historic engines. The Motul Classic range for historic vehicles was designed respecting those requirements, by using, where necessary, new techniques and technology (for example the detergent in the 20W50) to provide a real advantage. The Motul Classic Range provides optimal protection for vehicles that do not run often right through to those used in competition requiring maximum performance from the engine. It also covers products for modern classics such as Fuel stabilizers and Motul Valve Expert.

MOTUL CLASSIC 20W-50

APPLICATION
ENGINE LUBRICANTS, HISTORIC VEHICLES

ENGINE TYPE
4-STROKE

QUALITY
MINERAL

PRODUCT RANGE
CAR

API STANDARDS
API SF/CC

PACKAGING
60L DRUM, 2L IRON CAN, 5L IRON CAN

ARTICLE NUMBER
101268 ; 102740 ; 109560

SAFETY DATA SHEET | TECHNICAL DATA SHEET

Lubricant specially designed for engines built between 1950 and 1970. Mineral multigrade lubricant with medium detergent level, compatible with elastomer gaskets. 20W50 oil meets standards of the 1950 – 1970 period (API SF/CC) while benefiting from the advanced technology of the Motul lubricants. Viscosity perfectly suitable for narrowed running clearances of the engine, due to significant progress at the time, as regards of metallurgy, casting and machining. Anti-corrosion and anti-wear properties.

MOTUL CLASSIC 2100 15W-50

APPLICATION
ENGINE LUBRICANTS, HISTORIC VEHICLES

ENGINE TYPE
4-STROKE

QUALITY
SEMI-SYNTHETIC, TECHNOSYNTHESE®

PRODUCT RANGE
CAR

API STANDARDS
API SH/CF

PACKAGING
2L IRON CAN

ARTICLE NUMBER
102741

SAFETY DATA SHEET | TECHNICAL DATA SHEET

Updated version of the 1966’s 2100, the first semi-synthetic lubricant in the automotive market. Developed for naturally aspirated and turbocharged original engines built after 1970. Semi-synthetic lubricant, formulated with modern technology detergent level. 2100 15W50 meets recent standards (API SH/ CF) and offers a better cold viscosity in order to reduce wear during engine start. Lubricant reinforced with a synthetic base (oxidation stability) allowing stay-in-grade viscosity for a continuous engine oil pressure.

MOTUL CLASSIC SAE 50

APPLICATION
ENGINE LUBRICANTS, HISTORIC VEHICLES

QUALITY
MINERAL

PRODUCT RANGE
CAR

API STANDARDS
API SH/CF

PACKAGING
2L IRON CAN, 60L DRUM

ARTICLE NUMBER
102739

Reinforced edherence for easier start even after a long period of immobilization.

MOTUL SAE 30

APPLICATION
ENGINE LUBRICANTS, HISTORIC VEHICLES

QUALITY
MINERAL

PRODUCT RANGE
CAR

VISCOSITY
30

PACKAGING
2L IRON CAN

ARTICLE NUMBER
102738

SAFETY DATA SHEET | TECHNICAL DATA SHEET

Lubricant perfectly suitable for engines as well as gearboxes built between 1900 and 1950.Mineral monograde lubricant with very low detergent level for a complete compatibility with paper / felt / fabric gaskets. Low detergent level avoids soot and deposits removing in the lubricating circuit. Can be used as break-in oil if drain intervals are reduced. Complete compatibility with nonferrous metals such as brass, bronze, copper. Reinforced adherence for easier start even after a long period of immobilization.

MOTUL CLASSIC EIGHTIES 10W-40

APPLICATION
ENGINE LUBRICANTS, HISTORIC VEHICLES

ENGINE TYPE
4-STROKE

QUALITY
SEMI-SYNTHETIC

PRODUCT RANGE
CAR

VISCOSITY
10W-40

API STANDARDS
API SL

PACKAGING
2L TIN CAN

ARTICLE NUMBER
110619

SAFETY DATA SHEET | TECHNICAL DATA SHEET

Premium Semi-synthetic Multigrade engine oil, specially engineered for Modern Classic and younger vehicles from the 1980’s fitted with 4-stroke Gasoline or Diesel engines, naturally aspirated, supercharged or turbocharged, equipped with carburettor or fuel injection.

This 10W-40 formula meets performance standards from the past (API SL) and combines them with MOTUL’s latest technology, developed in motorsports, to deliver a complete performance package for European, High-performance Asian and American modern classics.

MOTUL CLASSIC EIGHTIES 10W-40 is formulated with a unique combination of High Zinc, Phosphorus (ZDDP content >1800 ppm) and Molybdenum additives to provide the best protection and performance in naturally aspirated, supercharged, and turbocharged engines found in American, Asian (including boxer and rotary engines) or European vehicles from the 1980’s. High ZDDP levels offer supreme protection of critical components like high-lift, flat-tappet cams, prone to wear because of the high friction developed in these parts. Molybdenum has a synergistic effect with ZDDP, lowering friction while increasing the lubricating film’s strength, engine Efficiency and Power.

MOTUL CLASSIC NINETIES 10W-30

APPLICATION
ENGINE LUBRICANTS, HISTORIC VEHICLES

ENGINE TYPE
4-STROKE

QUALITY
SEMI-SYNTHETIC

PRODUCT RANGE
CAR

VISCOSITY
10W-30

API STANDARDS
API SL

PACKAGING
2L TIN CAN

ARTICLE NUMBER
110620

SAFETY DATA SHEET | TECHNICAL DATA SHEET

Premium Semi-synthetic Multigrade engine oil, specially engineered for Modern Classic and younger vehicles from the late 1980’s and 1990’s fitted with 4-stroke Gasoline or Diesel engines, naturally aspirated, supercharged or turbocharged, equipped with carburettor or fuel injection.

This 10W-30 formula meets performance standards from the past (API SL) and combines them with MOTUL’s latest technology, developed in motorsports, to deliver a complete performance package for your High performance Asian, American and British modern classics.

MOTUL CLASSIC NINETIES 10W-30 is formulated with a unique combination of High Zinc, Phosphorus (ZDDP content >1800 ppm) and Molybdenum additives to provide the best protection and performance in naturally aspirated, supercharged, and turbocharged engines found in American, Asian (including rotary engines) or British vehicles from the late 1980's and 1990’s. High ZDDP levels offer supreme protection of critical components like high-lift, flat-tappet cams, prone to wear because of the high friction developed in these parts. Molybdenum has a synergistic effect with ZDDP, lowering friction while increasing the lubricating film’s strength, engine Efficiency and Power.


MOTUL - CARING FOR YOUR VEHICLE INSIDE... AND OUT

VEHICLE CARE

Motul has developed a wide range of vehicle care products - for two wheels and more - that will make sure your car, bike, lorry, tractor or other vehicle, looks as good as it runs.

The range includes polishes, washes, glass care, leather and plastic surface treatments, insect remover, wheel & tyre care, chain care for motorcycles, and the necessary clothes, brushes and applicators. 

OTHER IMPORTANT PRODUCTS

The Motul product range also covers:

  • Coolant
  • Brake Fluid
  • Brake Cleaner
  • Hydraulic Fluids
  • Greases
  • Workshop/Garage Sprays
  • Oil Jugs
  • Overalls and much more

These are all available through Motul's sales channel.

For more information about the full range of Motul products for all vehicles of all ages and for other applications, check out the product sections of Motul's website.

MOTUL IN ACTION (videos)

MOTUL 300V TV

 

GOODWOOD REVIVAL

 

THE DRUM - FIRST FOR MOTUL NEWS

Follow the latest developments from around the world of Motul with The Drum.

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