How it works

Shell V-Power is formulated with powerful cleaning agents designed to help:

  • Actively clean your engine and protect key fuel system components from gunk 
  • Remove some existing gunk as you drive
  • Form a protective film on metal surfaces of key components, decreasing corrosion rate and helping to protect precision fuel system components
  • Enhance everyday driving performance and responsiveness
  • Deliver a more powerful performance.

Shell V-Power is formulated to prevent the build-up of power-robbing inlet valve deposits and help remove any that have been left behind by other fuels. So the engine can breathe easily and burn fuel more completely.

Shell V-Power contains Friction Modification Technology (FMT), which is designed to reduce friction in critical engine areas, allowing the engine to turn more freely and helping to unlock valuable energy to deliver more power to the wheels.

*Shell V-Power helps to restore power by removing performance robbing deposits from key fuel system components such as fuel injectors. No guarantees provided. Actual effects and benefits may vary according to vehicle type, vehicle age, vehicle condition and driving style.

Shell V-Power (left) versus a Lower Quality Premium Fuel (right)
Shell V-Power (left) versus a Lower Quality Premium Fuel (right)

Find out more about Gunk

“Gunk” is the carbon deposit build-up on intake valves and fuel injectors. Engines that have carbon deposit build-up, or gunk, on fuel intake systems, may work less efficiently.

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