KOTA KINABALU, 30 October 2022 – UMW GRANTT International Sdn. Bhd. (“UMW GRANTT), a wholly owned subsidiary of the UMW Group, is once again the Platinum Sponsor of Southeast Asia’s biggest extreme off-road event, the 30th Borneo Safari International Off-Road Challenge (“Borneo Safari”), marking its sixth year as the Official Performance Lubricants Partner for the event. After a two-year hiatus due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the eight-day expedition will see 400 specially modified off-road vehicles and about 1,200 participants from various countries navigating the terrains of Kota Belud in Sabah.
Flagging-off the event held in front of the Sabah Tourism Board headquarters were YB Datuk Jafry Ariffin, Sabah Tourism, Culture and Environment Minister and YB Datuk Joniston Bangkuai, Sabah Tourism, Culture and Environment Assistant Minister.
UMW GRANTT will be promoting its GRANTT Quasar Diesel Engine Oil, namely GRANTT Quasar SAE 10W-40 API CI-4 Synthetic Blend and GRANTT Quasar SAE 15W-40 API CI-4 Mineral (7-litres packs) as well as its other products at the event. UMW GRANTT corporate vehicles joining the convoy will be powered by GRANTT Quasar SAE 15W-40 API CI-4 Mineral Grade, which is a favourite amongst off-road enthusiasts.
The GRANTT Quasar range is formulated with superior additives that delivers excellent engine performance and protection against engine wear, overheating, sludge build-up and corrosion, even in the toughest driving conditions. It also meets the latest lubrication standards for low emission engines fitted with Exhaust Gas Recirculation (“EGR”).
GRANTT’s full range of products include Passenger Car Motor Oil (“PCMO”), Motorcycle Oil (“MCO”), Diesel Engine Oil (“DEO”), Automatic Transmission Fluid (“ATF”), agricultural oil, marine oil, plant-based (biodegradable) and mineral-based hydraulic oil, greases, radiator coolant and brake fluids.
“After a two-year hiatus, we are excited with the return of the Borneo Safari expedition which serves as an excellent platform for us to promote our high-performance GRANTT lubricants, especially GRANTT Quasar Diesel Engine Oil. It is specially formulated to deliver excellent engine performance and protection during the long and challenging journey. The GRANTT Quasar range is no stranger to extreme driving conditions and this off-road challenge will once again prove its reliability and durability,” said Anas Nasrun Mohd Osman, Group Director, Manufacturing & Engineering Division of UMW, who also flagged-off the convoy.