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Supertest: BZ-176 – Changes in Second ST Iteration + Pictures

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NOTE (21 October 2022): Significant changes have been made to the vehicle since the time this post was made.

For the updated stats of this vehicle after its fourth ST iteration, please see this post.

The VIII 🇨🇳 :HTelite:BZ-176 (tier 8 premium Chinese heavy tank, with rocket booster mechanics) has received some changes in its second iteration on Supertest:

Firepower:

  • Dispersion while moving (max.): from 0.20 (6.00, 7.80 while boosting) to 0.20 (6.00,:arrow_nerf:10.50 while boosting)

Mobility:

  • Max. forward speed while boosting: from 39 to:arrow_buff:52.5 kph
  • Effective engine power while boosting: from 1,200 to:arrow_buff:1,500 hp

Some in-game previews of the vehicle, which is currently present within the Update 1.18.1 Common Test files, are also available (courtesy of WoT Express):

These changes reflect on the vehicle’s overall characteristics as follows:

All characteristics are with a crew trained to 100% and subject to change before the final release.

Modules
Suspension
Turret
Gun
Engine
Radio

vehicleChassis

vehicleTurret

vehicleGun

vehicleEngine

vehicleRadio

BZ-176BZ-176160 mm 56-160 BZSMTU 8V 331A-220
Firepower - 196
Firepower
Average Damage per Shot (HP):HE:1100/:HE_prem:800
Average Penetration (mm):HE:75/:HE_prem:225
Rate of Fire (rounds/min)2.50
Reload Time (s)23.97
Gun Traverse Speed  (deg/s)30.25
Gun Depression/Elevation Angles  (deg)-11/20
Aiming Time (s)2.88
Dispersion at 100 m (m)0.38
Average Damage per Minute  (HP/min)2,753.52
Survivability - 455
Survivability
Hit Points (HP)1,550
Hull Armour (front/sides/rear mm)240/152/60
Turret Armour (front/sides/rear mm)240/152/60
Suspension Repair Time (s)12.03
Mobility - 340
Mobility
Weight/Load Limit (t)57.1/60.00
Engine Power (h.p.)600
Engine Power (With Boosters) (h.p.):arrow_buff:1500
Specific Power (h.p./t, standard/special mode)13.85/:arrow_buff:26.27
Top Speed/Reverse Speed (km/h)30/-15
Top Speed/Reverse Speed (With Boosters) (km/h):arrow_buff:52.5/-1
Traverse Speed (deg/s)30.25
Jet Boosters (number/duration)4/10
Concealment - 100
Concealment
Concealment of Stationary Vehicle (%)6.73/1.01
Concealment of Moving  Vehicle (%)3.36/0.50
Spotting - 550
Spotting
View Range (m)380
Signal Range (m)600
Firepower Hidden Stats
Dispersion moving (+)0.20
Dispersion tank traverse (+)0.20
Dispersion turret traverse (+)0.20
Dispersion after firing (+)4
Shell Velocity (m/s):HE:360/:HE_prem:760
Mobility Hidden Stats
Hard Terrain Resistance0.96
Medium Terrain Resistance1.05
Soft  Terrain Resistance2.11
Hard Terrain Traverse (deg/s)28.73
Medium Terrain Traverse (deg/s)26.12
Soft Terrain Traverse (deg/s)13.06