McLaren Automotive

Discover the power of Gulf Recommended by McLaren

At Gulf, excellence is our driving force. Teaming up with McLaren Automotive, we relentlessly commit to being the best. Our passion knows no bounds as we push boundaries and exceed expectations. Trust and innovation have fueled our successful partnership, united by a shared pursuit of performance. 

McLaren trusts Gulf's lubricants exclusively as the first-fill oil for every car that rolls out of their factory. Gulf Formula Elite 5W-40 sets a new industry standard designed to meet McLaren's powerful engines' rigorous demands. 

Experience an engine performance with Gulf and safeguard it with McLaren's trusted oil. Elevate your driving experience. No matter which car you drive, your car deserves Gulf. Witness the thrilling power of McLaren, fueled by Gulf, in our captivating video below. Together, we're unstoppable.

Defining Luxury with Gulf Livery

McLaren supercars are the essence of luxury combined with unrivaled performance and we are delighted that McLaren supercars are now available in our much-loved Gulf livery, to order you must go through McLaren MSO. From McLaren’s unparalleled range to the numerous bespoke options that allow you to express your love for motorsport, including the hand painted Gulf livery. Owning a McLaren means joining an exclusive club. With an emphasis on attention to detail, consistency, and dedication to delivering the configuration to suit your vision, McLaren supercars are one of a kind.

Superior Performance

Superior Performance

Gulf Formula Elite 5W-40 gives 90% better soot handling1, 40% enhanced deposit control2, and 37% less wear3 which is further enhanced by our ThermoShield Technology that provides robust protection against wear that keeps the engine running like new and helps to maintain peak performance for longer. Offering the ultimate protection for McLaren’s high performance V8 and V6 engines even in the most extreme conditions as well as meeting McLaren’s performance and efficiency demands.

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Based on Gulf Formula Elite 5W-40 As per industry standard test 1) DV6C for ACEA C3 2) Seq. IIIH for API SP 3) OM646LA for ACEA C3

A Grand Prix For The History Books

To the future

Our decades-long connection with McLaren Racing has been defined by prosperity and triumph, and we have continued the innovation journey with McLaren Automotive with our first fill lubricant. Synonymous with excellence - together, we’re unstoppable.

Discover how supercars are designed, the iconic history of Gulf liveried cars and what it takes to become unstoppable.

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