Automotive gasoline and gasoline-oxygenate blends are used in internal
combustion spark-ignition engines. These spark ignition engine fuels are
primarily used for passenger cars. They are also used in off-highway utility
vans, farm machinery and in other spark ignition engines employed in a variety
of service applications.
Gasoline is a complex mixture of relatively volatile hydrocarbons that vary
widely in chemical & physical properties and are derived from fractional
distillation of crude petroleum with a further treatment mainly in terms of
improvement of its octane rating. The hundreds of individual hydrocarbons in
gasoline range from c4
An oxygenate is an oxygen-containing, ashless organic compound (such as an
alcohol or ether) which can be used as a fuel or fuel supplement. Motor gasoline
is sold at retail outlets where it is directly delivered into the automobile
tank. The Indian Standard governing the properties of motor gasoline &
gasoline-oxygenate blends is IS 2796 : 2000 (3rd Rev).
In view of the auto fuel policy issued by Govt of India, more & more stringent
specifications (equivalent to Euro II, Euro III, Euro IV) are being made
applicable for the gasolines being marketed in India. This has led to reduction
of environmentally polluting factors in gasolines.
XTRAPREMIUM petrol is a much sought-after fuel among
discerning motorists who are in many ways emotionally attached to their wheels.
The “Clean and Keep Clean” function of the super cleanser additive in
XTRAPREMIUM reduces deposits at the port fuel injector, intake valve and
controls combustion chamber deposits to maintain "like new" performance of the
vehicle. Regular use of XTRAPREMIUM gives the vehicle a superior pick-up,
smoother drive, better mileage and lower emission. XTRAPREMIUM is designed not
only to optimise performance of new generation vehicles but also rejuvenate old
vehicles to perform better.
Little wonder, IndianOil’s XTRAPREMIUM petrol is the largest selling branded
petrol in India
Updated on september 1, 2014