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Celebrating Four Decades.
One Great Oil. One Great Story.

Forty years ago, we introduced Mobil 1™ motor oil to the marketplace, making it the first globally available fully synthetic automotive motor oil. Though it was originally released to safely enhance fuel efficiency, later formulations of Mobil 1 motor oil offered outstanding wear protection over the widest range of temperatures.

Now, four decades later, it remains the world’s leading synthetic motor oil brand. It has pushed forward the boundaries of automotive lubricant technology, evolving and improving to keep engines running like new, mile after mile, since 1974. From its vital role in the world of motorsports to its many scientific breakthroughs, Mobil 1 motor oil has a rich story with plenty of twists and turns. Enjoy the ride below.


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