gear lever


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gear lever

(US and Canadian), gearshift
a lever used to move gearwheels relative to each other, esp in a motor vehicle
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leather-covered steering wheel and gear lever as well as new 16-inch light-alloy wheels in a twin-spoke design as standard.
The two buttons are situated on either side of the steering wheel, although there is also a sequential gear lever on the transmission tunnel.
The model is lighter than the Toyota Innova and features a new chrome bar grille with a large Renault logo, upgraded tail lights, infotainment system, instrument cluster, control stalks, steering wheel, air-con controls and gear lever.
The 2-Tronic gearbox offers two gear change modes ( one fully automatic, the other sequential, providing manual shifts via either the gear lever or the steering wheel control paddles.
A broken gear lever on his Ducati 998F02 forced the the Sheffield racer's retirement from race one during the first lap.
Mum-of-one Susan, of Sandon, Hertfordshire, said: "Colin was jumping around in the back seat and just knocked my handbag into the gear lever.
Shift the gear lever - it even looks like a normal gear lever - then gently release the accelerator, and the Citymatic is ready for anything traffic lights and congested streets can throw at it.
0i Premium and features Subaru's Starlink infotainment system with seven-inch touch screen display, power moonroof, push-button start, leather-trimmed steering wheel and gear lever, contrasting black moulding on its rockers and wheel arches, body colour foldable mirrors and blacked-out headlight bezels.
The Sport models get a new short-throw gear lever for the six-speed manual transmission, whilst the IS300 saloon comes with new 17-inch 11-spoke alloy rims and all models have new tinted rear light clusters.
The transmission adopts a ``Tiptronic'' style sequential gearbox, with a gear lever allowing either 100 pc automatic operation or manual, sequential control over gear changes.
Other features included disc brakes on front wheels, a four-speed gearbox with synchromesh on all four forward gears and a floor-mounted gear lever.
Mum-of-one Susan, of Sandon, Herts, said: "Colin was jumping around in the back seat and knocked my handbag into the gear lever.