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Thursday, April 25, 2019
V8 Engine of the ZTQ-15, VT-4 and ZTZ-99B tanks
It's a chopped down version of the V12 150HB engine used in the ZTZ-99A heavy MBT. This V8 engine features a 2-stage turbo charger system that the normal output is 900 hp with the main turbo. The 2nd smaller turbo kick-in to produce 1000+ hp for short duration or high altitude operation.