manual transmission

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manual transmission

n.
1. An automotive transmission in which all gear changes are performed manually, usually by operating a shift lever.
2. A vehicle having such a transmission. In both senses also called stick shift.
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manual transmission

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But for those who preferred a more sporting approach to their driving style, the gearbox also offered a sevenspeed manual mode, with changes controlled by either the shift stick or paddles behind the steering wheel.
But for those who preferred a more sporting approach to their driving, the gearbox also offered a seven-speed manual mode, with changes controlled by either the shift stick or paddles behind the steering wheel.
Hybrid models also feature special seat fabric and an exclusive interior panel design (center console / shift lever housing), artificial-leather ornamented instrument panel and upper door trim, and a shift stick knob with blue-accented leather cover2.
But for those who prefer a more sporty driving style, the gearbox also offers a seven-speed manual mode, with changes controlled by either the shift stick or by paddles mounted on the steering wheel.
Mine, or rather Sytner's, was in classy carbon black metallic and was decked out inside with understated Dakota black leather, wood interior trim and a great silver knob of an automatic shift stick that suggests this is a car that means business.
The typical European driver still believes that not having a shift stick dilutes control of the car.
The alternative was a second auxiliary transmission with either two or three speeds and with its own shift stick.
It lets you change gears with the shift stick or paddles on the steering wheel, but I found it a pain and just selected the auto mode.
The chrome casing around the shift stick also looked cheap and did nothing to improve the style of the interior.
As Miss Tholstrup walked around the back, the driver knocked the shift stick from park into reverse and knocked her down.
There is a new Steptronic automatic/manual box as an option, but for the real sports car experience I preferred the old shift stick.
If you are descending a steep hill, or want to utilise engine braking to slow from speed, you can engage low-ratio on the shift stick.