A New Level of Motor Oil Technology
AMSOIL was founded on innovation, beginning with our introduction of the world’s first API-qualified synthetic motor oil. By ignoring conventionally accepted limitations and refusing to stop short of success, we set a new benchmark for lubricant performance. These same principles guide our product development today, resulting in Signature Series Synthetic Motor Oil. Signature Series 100% Synthetic Motor Oil is not only the best oil we have ever made, it’s also better than any competitive oil we have tested. Some may claim that Signature Series is over-engineered. Perfect. It is not for everyone. It is for those who want the absolute best engine protection, and it delivers.
Protects Against Engine Wear
Signature Series Synthetic Motor Oil develops a strong fluid film that keeps metal surfaces separated while its robust anti-wear additives further reduce wear in metal-to-metal contact regions for maximum engine life. The Sequence IVA Engine Test, which must be passed to meet the API SN PLUS specification, simulates extended periods of stop-and-go driving. For 100 hours, the test engine cycles between 50 minutes of idling and 10 minutes of elevated rpm – conditions that encourage engine wear. The camshaft is then measured for wear in 84 locations and an average score is determined. We used Signature Series 0W-20, the lightest viscosity in the line, to further increase the severity of the test. AMSOIL Signature Series Synthetic Motor Oil provided 75 percent more engine protection against horsepower loss and wear1 than required by the industry standard, extending the life of vital components like pistons and cams.
Protects Pistons from Low-Speed Pre-Ignition
We armed Signature Series with an advanced detergent system that protects against harmful deposits and low-speed pre-ignition (LSPI). Most new engines feature gasoline direct injection (GDI), often combined with a turbocharger to boost power and improve fuel economy. These new technologies, when combined with a poorly formulated motor oil, promote LSPI and threaten engine operation. LSPI is the spontaneous ignition of the fuel/air mixture prior to spark-triggered ignition. It occurs in today’s advanced engines and is much more destructive than typical pre-ignition. A properly formulated motor oil is critical for protecting your engine. Original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) like GM* have addressed the issue by designing tests to determine a motor oil’s ability to prevent LSPI. Signature Series Synthetic Motor Oil achieved 100 percent protection against LSPI1 in the engine test required by the GM dexos1* Gen 2 specification – zero occurrences were recorded throughout five consecutive tests.
Signature Series 5W-30 Synthetic Motor Oil
- 75% more engine protection against horsepower loss and wear.
- 50% more cleaning power vs. AMSOIL OE Motor Oil
- Protects turbochargers 72% better than required by the GM dexos1 Gen 2 specification.
- 28% more acid-neutralizing power than Mobil 1.
- Trusted by professional engine builders
- Guaranteed protection for up to 25,000 miles or 1 year
1Based on independent testing of AMSOIL Signature Series 0W-20, in ASTM D6891 as required by the API SN specification.
2Based on independent testing of AMSOIL Signature Series 5W-30 in the GM turbo coking test.
3Based upon independent testing of Mobil 1 Annual Protection Full Synthetic 5W-30 and AMSOIL Signature Series 5W-30 in ASTM D2896. Oils purchased in July 2020.
Our unique synthetic formulation is inherently stable to resist oxidation and neutralize acids. Signature Series Motor Oil provides outstanding protection against deposits common to high-temperature engine environments. The tremendous heat and stress turbos create can cause some oils to break down and form harmful bearing deposits through a process known as turbo coking. Over time, turbos can suffer reduced performance or fail altogether. We challenged Signature Series to the GM Turbo Coking Test, which consists of 2,000 cycles of extreme heat soaks. An oil must limit the temperature change within the turbocharger to 13 percent or less to pass the test. Signature Series limited the temperature increase to only 3.6 percent, protecting the turbocharger 72 percent better than required2 by the GM dexos1 Gen 2 specification.
1Based on independent testing of AMSOIL Signature Series 5W-30 in the Sequence IIIH Engine Test (ASTM D8111), required by the ILSAC GF-6 and API SP specifications.
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