TVS and Petronas partnership have spawned a new series of engine oils… The TVS racing name also bears the partnership name…
So, TVS Motor Company and Petroliam Nasional Berhad (PETRONAS) have come together in partnership which makes the latter the title partner of TVS Racing Team which will be now called – Petronas TVS Racing Team.
This partnership has spawned a new line of co-branded engine oil – Petronas TVS TRU4 RacePro. The company claims this engine oil has been formulated with the Indian conditions in mind and will be produced at the Patalganga Plant in Maharashtra. The Petronas TVS TRU4 RacePro will be available for buying for the TVS Apache series from 1st of May all across the country.
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Speaking on the announcement, Mr KN Radhakrishnan (CEO TVS Motor Company) said –
“We are delighted to have PETRONAS as our partner for TVS Racing. PETRONAS comes with many progressive technological solutions, backed by significant wins in prominent racing events. I am confident that PETRONAS’ global expertise and solid presence in motorsports combined with TVS Racing’s four decades of strong racing heritage will take us to greater heights.”
Sharing his thoughts, Mr. Datuk Sazali Hamzah (Executive Vice President and CEO Downstream PETRONAS) said –
“PETRONAS continues to make headway across the value chain in India. Amongst the examples of a significant portfolio, enhancements include supplying LPG through IndianOil PETRONAS Pvt. Ltd. (IPPL), provision of rooftop solar panels via AmPlus Energy. Today, we seal a stronger partnership with one of India’s most respected OEM, TVS Motor Company, with the PETRONAS TVS Racing Team launch. PETRONAS lubricants have a solid track record in global motorsport events, and we are proud to support TVS Racing’s ambitions.”
Furthermore, Petronas will be supplying their high-performance engine oil – Petronas Sprinta – to the Petronas TVS Racing Team who are planning to participate in Road-Racing, Supercross and Rally formats of racing this year.
TVS have shared that their factory racing team will participate in the Indian National Motorcycle Racing Championship (INMRC), Indian National Supercross Championship (INSC) and the Indian National Rally Championship (INRC) with machines donning new partnership liveries consisting of Petronas signature colours and bearing ‘TVS Racing’ name on them.