Engine oils

Vanellus C3 Mono Engine Oils

The monograde range of Vanellus C3 Mono oils are premium performance diesel engine oils, formulated using high quality base oils and an advanced additive system to provide very high levels of engine protection under severe operating conditions.


API CF/CD/SF, US MIL-L-2104 C, D & E, Allison C4 transmission type performance. It isn't recommended for Allison on-highway transmissions SAE 10W, 30, 40.

Note: Allison Transmission no longer recommend Allison C4 fluids for on-highway applications. 


Vanellus C3 Mono Engine Oils are intended primarily for use in turbo-charged and naturally aspirated diesel engines, but can be used in 4-stroke petrol engines (Vanellus C3 Mono 30 is the primary recommendation for most 4-stroke lawnmower engines such as Briggs and Stratton).

Vanellus DD40 & DD50

Vanellus DD40 and DD50 are low sulphated ash diesel engine oils formulated to meet the special requirements of the Detroit Diesel Corporation’s 2-stroke diesel engines –
naturally aspirated or turbo-charged. 

Vanellus DD40 and 50 exceed the API Engine Service Quality CF-2 and provide better protection and significantly contribute to longer service life in the Detroit Diesel 2-stroke engines when used in conjunction with the recommended oil drain and filter maintenance schedules is a  low-sulphated ash, diesel engine oils formulated to meet the special requirements of the Detroit Diesel Corporation’s two-stroke naturally aspirated or turbo-charged diesel engines. 


API CF, CF-2, CD, SF, Detroit Diesel 7SE2709505, SAE 40, SAE 50


Vanellus DD 40 is recommended for general use when ambient temperatures are above 0°C. It is also suitable for a large variety of 4-stroke diesel engines and it can be used in certain 4-stroke petrol engines.

Vanellus DD 50 has been specifically formulated for use in Detroit Diesel 149 engines above ambient temperatures of 35°C. It is also recommended for use in all Detroit 2-stroke engines in continuous high temperature operation (over 94°C Coolant Out). Vanellus DD 50 should not be used in ambient temperatures below 10°C.

Vanellus ECO 10W-40

Vanellus ECO 10W-40 is designed specifically for high performance European diesel engines, combines synthetic base oils with the very latest advanced additive technology to meet the stringent demands of manufacturers such as Mercedes-Benz, Volvo and MAN. 

It delivers the highest levels of wear protection, maximised engine life and business cost-efficiencies by means of maximising emission after-treatment devices and super long drain capability. 


SAE 10W-40, ACEA E4, E6, E7, MAN M3277 for CRT, M3477, MB Approval 228.51 suitable for 228.5, Volvo VDS-3, Renault: RXD, RLD-2 approved. Meets extended drain requirements for DAF.


Vanellus ECO 10W-40 can be used in European high performance, turbocharged trucks and industrial vehicles, especially under conditions of manufacturers' extended drain period.

Vanellus ECO 15W-40

Vanellus ECO 15W-40 is a low SAPS technology multigrade diesel engine oil specifically formulated to help maximise the life of exhaust after treatment equipment.  Such devices include diesel particulate filters, DPF/DPD.


API CJ-4, MTU Type 2.1, CAT ECF-3, Cummins CES 20081


Vanellus ECO 15W-40 is recommended for most heavy duty, four stroke diesel engines from US manufacturers, to ADR 80/03 and earlier specifications.  In addition, the product is recommended where low ash oils are recommended or preferred by engine manufacturers.

Vanellus ECO 15W-40 suits most applications where diesel particulate filters (DPF), diesel particulate diffusers (DPD), or similar devices are fitted.

Vanellus Multi-fleet ECO 15W-40

Vanellus Multi-Fleet ECO 15W-40 is an SAE 15W-40 Low SAP’s technology multigrade diesel engine oil. This particular diesel engine oil has been specially formulated to help offer the benefits of maximising the lifeof exhaust after treatment devices, such devices include diesel particulate filters, DPF/DPD. 

In addition,Vanellus Multi-Fleet ECO 15W-40 has been designed to offer extended oil drain intervals compared to API CI-4, CI-4 Plus and VDS-3 type diesel engine oils.*


SAE 15W-40, API CJ-4, CI-4, CI-4 Plus, ACEA, E9, JASO DH-2, Caterpillar ECF-3, Cummins CES 20081, DDC PowerGuard 93K218, Mack: EO-O Premium Plus, MB – Approval 228.31, Volvo VDS-4 Approved.


Vanellus Multi-Fleet ECO 15W-40 is recommended for most highly loaded, heavy duty, four stroke diesel engines from US, European and Japanese manufacturers, to ADR 80/30 and earlier specifications. In addition, the product is recommended where low ash oils are recommended or preferred by the engine OEM.

Vanellus Multi-Fleet ECO 15W-40 suits most applications where Diesel Particulate Filters, (DPF), Diesel Particulate Diffusers (DPD), or similar devices are fitted
*Note: Any extended drain interval programme should be undertaken in conjunction with BP Technical Services who should be used to advise on the methodology of oil sampling frequency and interpretation of oil analysis results. Where applicable, the service requirements of the relevant engine OEM should be acknowledged in any programme

Vanellus Multi-fleet 15W-40

Vanellus Multi-Fleet is a mid-ash, SAE 15W-40 multi-grade diesel engine oil that gives a high level of performance and protection for a wide range of European heavy-duty diesel engines, including those complying with Euro three and four emission standards.


SAE 15W-40, API CI-4, CH-4, ACEA E7, E5, Global DHD-1, Cat ECF-2, Volvo VDS-3, MB Approval 228.3, Mack EO-M Plus, MTU type two approved


Vanellus Multi-Fleet is used for American and Japanese heavy duty diesel engines, European engine technology requiring ACEA E7 and E5, and Euro 3 and Euro 4 emission standards.

Vanellus Multi-fleet Plus 15W-40

Vanellus Multi-Fleet Plus 15W-40 is a mid-ash, multi-grade diesel engine oil. It incorporates the latest advancements in lubrication technology to provide excellent performance in a wide range of heavy-duty diesel engines.

Vanellus Multi-Fleet Plus 15W-40 is formulated with CleanGuard™ to keep engines clean by reducing deposit build up and oil thickening.


SAE 15W-40, API CI-4 Plus, CI-4, CH-4, ACEA E7-08, DDC Power Guard 93K214, Mack EO-N PP-03, MB - Approval 228.3, Volvo VDS-3, MAN M3275, Cummins CES 20078, Caterpillar ECF-2, RVI RLD-2, JASO DH-1


Vanellus Multi-Fleet Plus 15W-40 provides high levels of protection in the majority of American, European and Japanese heavy-duty diesel engines due to its strong API CI-4 Plus and ACEA E7 performance.

It isn't suitable for use in engines with diesel particulate filters or diffusers. Vanellus Multi-Fleet Plus 15W-40 is not recommended for petrol engines equipped with catalytic converters.

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