stick shift


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stick shift

stick shift

n
1. (Automotive Engineering)
a. a manually operated transmission system in a motor vehicle
b. a motor vehicle having manual transmission
2. (Automotive Engineering) a gear lever

stick′ shift`


n.
a manual transmission for a motor vehicle, with the shift lever set either in the floor or on the steering column.
[1955–60]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.stick shift - a transmission that is operated manually with a gear lever and a clutch pedalstick shift - a transmission that is operated manually with a gear lever and a clutch pedal
transmission system, transmission - the gears that transmit power from an automobile engine via the driveshaft to the live axle
Translations

stick shift

n (Am) (Aut) → cambio manuale
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The six-speed transmission runs smoothly, especially when you slip the car into Sport Mode (Eco is also available for the more green-inclined), and you can use stick shift if you want a more authentic experience.
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I too prefer not to have an automatic braking system (ABS) because my father taught me how to drive a stick shift in the worst winter weather more than 40 years ago, and I've driven vehicles with ABS and wondered what the heck was wrong with it when I tried to pump my brakes.
The car was a 1962 Vauxhall Cresta with a three-speed stick shift gearbox.
I don't drive a stick shift in a car today, much less in a tank like that, much less with Cate Blanchett in the passenger's seat.
0 TDI diesel variant we'd recommend you look at, a manual stick shift is the better option unless your driving largely takes place in cities OVERALL This seventh generation Passat is an easy model to recommend.
There's no fuss pored over the stick shift, fitting the palm as well as any sports sedan's stick shift.
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So what you're doing is a lot less likely to cost you big bucks than if you had a pedal-operated clutch and a stick shift.