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Automakers trust Mobil 1™

White Camero z28 on road with recommended engine oil

Today’s engines are designed to achieve an optimal balance of power, fuel economy and emissions. How can you get the most out of your vehicle? The motor oil you choose matters. Mobil 1™ advanced synthetic motor oil offers a uniquely balanced formulation that’s a perfect match, helping vehicle owners enjoy outstanding levels of performance and protection. That’s why many car manufacturers recommend Mobil 1 motor oils. 

It’s a fact: More than 77 models roll off the factory lines with Mobil 1™ motor oil inside. Chevrolet recently selected Mobil 1 motor oil as factory fill for all 2014 and 2015 Camaro Z/28 models. Mobil 1 synthetic motor oil is designed at the molecular level to provide outstanding protection against weather conditions, wear and sludge buildup, and is a perfect choice for drivers that demand the most out of their high-performance vehicles. The two highest-performance Camaros – the Z/28 and the COPO Camaro drag car – feature Mobil 1 right from the factory.

Why automakers recommend Mobil 1 motor oil 
See why car manufacturers such as GM and Porsche recommend Mobil 1 oil as their original-equipment lubricant of choice for some of their vehicle models. Check out these videos.


Take a tour through a Corvette Z06 V-8 engine, and see why Mobil 1 motor oil can take the heat – even under severe conditions, on or off the track.

Starting out with Mobil 1 motor oil
Once upon a time, serious car enthusiasts were known to take delivery of their new high-performance cars and change the factory oil to Mobil 1 synthetic oil before they even let the tires touch the pavement – just to make sure that their precious engines were protected by the best oil available from the very first mile. That was then. Today, more than 35 models roll off the factory line with Mobil 1 advanced synthetic oil. 

Mobil 1 synthetic motor oil is recommended by General Motors for use in all Corvette Z06, ZR1 and Grand Sport Coupe sport cars. Mobil 1 synthetics were GM's first choice when the manufacturer began developing the racing Corvette in 1996 under the stewardship of Doug Fehan, a former American racer turned program manager who has established himself as one of the most respected team principals in sports car racing. World Sports Car and Trans-Am titles were the forerunners to his current unrivaled winning streak with Corvette Racing. During the subsequent decade of development, the team has continued to use Mobil 1 oils. Extensive testing and post-race analysis reveal minimal component wear, and improved engine reliability and performance.

Mobil 1 synthetic motor oil is also the factory fill today for 22 Porsche models, and an endorsed service fill for all Porsche engines. Mobil 1 offers durability, optimum engine efficiency, anti-wear protection and quality. And Porsche shares the same commitment to research and advanced technology that goes into Mobil 1 oils.

Some additional automaker brands that choose Mobil 1 for factory fill include:

Chevrolet Corvette
With a factory fill relationship that began in 1993, today Mobil 1 synthetic motor oil is in the 2014 Corvette C6R.S, Z06, ZR1, Grand Sport Coupe and the Corvette C7 Stingray with the Z51 Performance Package.

Mercedes AMG
Expertise in motorsports powers these luxury sports cars into a breed synonymous with power and performance. These models today leave the factory filled with Mobil 1 synthetic oil:

C 63 AMG, C 63 AMG Estate, C 63 AMG Coupe, C 63 AMG Coupe Black Series, CL 63 AMG, CL 65 AMG, CLS 63 AMG Coupe, CLS 63 AMG Shooting Brake, CLS 63 AMG S-Model Coupe, CLS 63 AMG S-Model Shooting Brake, E 63 AMG, E 63 Estate AMG, E 63 AMG S-Model, E 63 AMG S-Model Estate, G 63 AMG, G 65 AMG, GL 63 AMG, ML 63 AMG, S 63 AMG, SL 63 AMG, SL 65 AMG, SLK 55 AMG, SLS AMG Coupe, SLS AMG Roadster, SLS AMG GT Coupe, SLS AMG GT Roadster, SLS AMG Coupe Black Series

Mobil 1™ 0W-40 synthetic oil has been a factory and recommended service fill for Porsche engines since 1996. 

Current models include: 
911 Carrera, Carrera S, Carrera Cabriolet, Carrera S Cabriolet, Turbo, Turbo S, 911 GT2 and GT3, Boxster and Boxster S, Cayenne, Cayenne S
More makes and models

In addition to being in these performance vehicles, Mobil 1 synthetic oil is original equipment – that is, installed at the factory – in:

  • Aston Martin DB9, DB9 Volante, Rapide S, V12 Vantage Coupe and Roadster, V12 Zagato, Vanquish and Vanquish Volante
  • Bentley Continental Flying Spur, Continental GT, Continental GTC and Mulsanne
  • Chevrolet Camaro Z/28, COPO Camaro and Cobalt, Columbia Model
  • McLaren MP4-12C and P1
  • Nissan GT-R