Kickplate


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kickplate

[′kik‚plāt]
(building construction)
A plate used on the bottom of doors and cabinets or on the risers of steps to protect them from shoe marks. Also known as toeplate.

Kickplate

A metal plate placed along the lower portion of the door to prevent marring the door by showing marks.

kickplate

1. A protective plate applied on the lower rail of a door to prevent marring.
2. A vertical plate forming a lip or low curb at the open edge of a stair platform or floor, or at the back edge or open end of a stair tread.
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As well as items such as a head-up display, Land Rover's Activity Key wristband and SVR-branded kickplates, the seats are of special construction and deliver a 30kg weight saving despite their 24-way operation and being set up to heat, cool or massage.
As well as items such as a headup display, Land Rover's Activity Key wristband and SVR-branded kickplates, the seats are of special construction and deliver a 30kg weight saving despite their 24 way operation and being set up to heat, cool or massage.
Other features include a weatherproof push-button NEMA-4X control; diamond-tread, steel platform with beveled toe-guards; removable steel handrails with mid-rails and 4-inch-high kickplates; a hinged, diamond-tread throw-over plate; and adjustable lowering speed with pressure-compensated flow-control valve.
However, there is a touch of flash with ST-Line kickplates on the front door sills.
A rear view camera, aluminium kickplates and leather upholstery add to the driving experience of a variant that clearly carries more power and torque but at an average 40.8mpg it was some way short of the claimed 53.3 return.
The steering wheel is finished in leather with contrasting white stitching and there's a set of aluminium sports pedals, some specific kickplates, a dark interior headlining, and a leather-trimmed gear lever and parking brake lever with matching contrast stitching.
The newcomers also get as standard rear parking sensors, distinctive Limited upholstery, badging and kickplates, plus electrically-operated and folding door mirrors in gloss black.
Inside, the sporty theme is carried on with sports dials with white illumination on the instrument cluster, aluminium sports pedals, aluminium kickplates and sports seats.
Highlights include a weatherproof push-button NEMA-4X control with 20 feet of coiled cord; a diamond-tread, steel platform with beveled toe-guards painted yellow for safety; removable steel handrails with mid-rails and 4-inch-high kickplates; and hardened steel pins operating in self-lubricated bearings at all pivot points.
The sporty theme is carried on in the cabin with sports dials with white illumination on the instrument cluster, aluminium sports pedals, aluminium kickplates and sports seats - which were given an upmarket feel in my test car by the inclusion of the PS900 optional Frau leather upholstery.
The dash is dominated by a speedo the size of a dinner plate and there are neat chrome touches throughout the cabin including the Cooper S branding on kickplates.