In December of 2019 Goldwagen announced its partnership with Wolf Oil Corporation. This partnership will see Wolf Lubricants products being distributed exclusively by Goldwagen’s retail outlets throughout Southern African markets including South Africa, Namibia, Swaziland, Lesotho and Botswana.
This article takes a closer look at Wolf Lubricants and expands on their many OE approved passenger car products for some of the automotive segments top brands.
With over 60 years of expertise, Belgium based Wolf Lubricants has established itself as a market leader in the production and supply of cutting-edge lubricant products and additive technologies, delivering the highest levels of quality and performance. With over 130 OE approvals from the likes of BMW, Mercedes Benz, Volkswagen and Ford amongst others, Wolf Lubricants’ commitment to offering value products and service is both well-known and respected throughout the industry.
The Wolf Lubricants product range spans a wide variety of products which includes passenger car motor oils, heavy-duty motor oils, transmission fluid, brake and steering fluid, winter fluids and maintenance products. These products are complimented by others that have been specifically designed for motorcycle, marine and agricultural uses.
When it comes to passenger car oils there are a host of options to choose from depending on your vehicles needs and specifications. Below is a brief description of the various oil products and their benefits as per wolflubes.com
OFFICIALTECH: This is a full synthetic lubricant based on carefully selected very high-quality base oils, formulated using the latest technology for Mid SAPS catalyst compatible engine oils. Its special formulation combines fuel economy with extended service life. The reduced ash formulation protects particulate filters and exhaust after-treatment devices. This is a fully synthetic lubricant mandatory for some of the newest engines on the market.
VITALTECH: This is a fully synthetic lubricant is based on carefully selected very high-quality base oils and additives of the latest generation, specially designed to meet the strict requirements of manufacturers. These provide an excellent fluidity at low temperatures, a very low resistance when starting, an exceptional viscosity index and a very high thermal stability. This oil is used in petrol engines of cars as well as diesel engines of passenger cars with turbo and direct fuel injection technology. The high quality allows extended drain intervals, according to the specific requirements of manufacturers. Due to its enhanced frictional properties, improved fuel economy is obtainable.
ECOTECH: This is a full synthetic lubricant based on carefully selected very high-quality base oils, offering the highest levels of fuel economy in passenger cars. Due to its carefully selected base oils and premium additives, it is designed to deliver outstanding engine protection against wear and deposits. Its exceptionally low viscosity allows it to be used year-round, also during very low temperatures in the wintertime.
EXTENDTECH: This is a full synthetic lubricant based on carefully selected very high-quality base oils of the latest generation, specially developed to satisfy the most severe engine builders’ requirements. It is formulated with non-conventional base oils and advanced additives. Thanks to its low viscosity and outstanding fluidity this oil guarantees an easy cold start and helps to reduce engine wear. The state-of-the-art additive package ensures engine durability and cleanliness, even under severe conditions.
GUARDTECH: This is a semi-synthetic lubricant based on carefully selected highly refined base oils. This is an advanced engine oil, especially developed to meet ACEA A3/B4-08 requirements and to fulfil Euro 4 norms. It is designed for the lubrication of four-stroke petrol and diesel cars, including diesel engines with direct injection such as Common Rail, HDI, CDI, etc. Key features include a low ash formulation and a high resistance to ageing. The carefully selected additives contribute to engine cleanliness and durability and provide reliable protection against sludge formation and wear. This oil has optimum fluidity at low temperatures and a stable viscosity at high temperatures.
WOLF BRAKE FLUID: The Wolf Brake fluid ranges from DOT 3 to DOT 5.1. These synthetic brake fluids are intended for hydraulic brake systems, where superior quality is required. The DOT 4 fluid is especially recommended for use in hydraulic brake and clutch systems of vehicles fitted with ESP (Electronic Stability Program) and ABS ( Anti-lock Braking System ) with a high boiling point and outstanding performance at very low temperatures. Its high wet boiling point (172°C) is superior to conventional fluids DOT 3 and DOT 4 and therefore enables a longer product lifetime.
WOLF GEAR OIL is also worth consideration as it has been designed to offer outstanding quality and protection. The ATF LIFE PROTECT 6 is a full synthetic lubricant based on carefully selected very high-quality base oils that have been specifically developed for ZF 6-speed automatic transmissions. Its particular formulation ensures a trouble-free operation and smooth gear shifting. Mainly intended for the ZF-6 speed automatic transmissions, as fitted in BMW, Jaguar and Land Rover, it is also suitable for other OEMs, who recommend this type of fluid. This superior quality synthetic oil has been designed to provide exceptional protection and extends oil and automatic transmission life.
Where to get Wolf Lubricants
As mentioned, Wolf Lubricants are exclusively distributed by Goldwagen which has over 100 retail outlets across Southern Africa. Make sure that you consult with our knowledgeable sales staff about which oil will best suit your vehicles needs as well as other lubricants that could benefit your vehicle and your pocket. To find your closest store visit the online store locator.