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Synonyms for shifter

a stagehand responsible for moving scenery

a mechanical device for engaging and disengaging gears

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There are tinted rear lights and chrome-trimmed door handles, a leather steering wheel and gear selector, electronically-adjustable sports seats, and light birch or black walnut for the facia trims.
ICON PLUS adds TREND adds ACTIVE Principal features for LED daytime running lights 15-inch alloy wheels 16-inch Trend alloys Automatic climate control LED rear combination lights C-pillar decal Each grade Electric front windows Front fog lamps Part-leather seat upholstery Six-speaker audio system Cruise control Rear spoiler Aux-in and USB connection Toyota Touch multimedia system Keyless entry and push-button start Height-adjustable driver's seat Bluetooth Auto-dimming rear-view mirror Seven airbags Rear-view camera Electric rear windows Rear privacy glass Dusk-sensing headlights Vehicle Stability Control and traction control Rain-sensing wipers Electric, heated, body-coloured door mirrors Leather steering wheel and gear selector trim Chrome tailgate trim
The automatic gearbox features a compact gear selector and a straight-line selector gate for ease of operation.
Flick the gear selector to Sport mode and baffles open for a deeper, more throaty exhaust note, so the car sounds the part too.
Controls for the electronic parking brake, stop/start systems and the various drive modes fall to hand in the centre console while the automatic gear selector is a neatly designed, palm-fitting stick with a slick action replacing the rotary gear knob so much a characteristic of the current crop of Jaguars.
The vehicle is operated using the electronic gear selector on the centre console.
After all, the hand brake and gear selector are interlocked.
And I promise you will never grow tired of turning the engine on and off to witness the rise of the chrome gear selector from the centre console.
In other words, there will be no need for drivers to manually restart the engine or move the gear selector to neutral as the innovative technology allows the driver to simply push the clutch back in after a stall and the engine will restart.
The floating centre console houses a button-dense centre stack and the eye is drawn to slick detailing such as the frameless rear view mirror and the translucent gear selector.
There are some lovely details such as the pop-out door handles and the single flying buttress that swoops down from one side of the centre console, to the neatly styled gear selector, the giant TFT display in the dash and the deep-set driving position.
The vehicle features a new front fascia incorporating the marque's trademark 'Spindle Grille' design, while the headlights have been reshaped to feature a more stylised arrangement for the LED daytime running lights and rear end with new tail lamps with L-shaped internal graphics and a X-shaped chrome detail that links the rear lamp assemblies to the registration plate recess, a new three-spoke steering wheel, a new gear selector design with leather boot and a 4.
All 2016 MDX models will come equipped with an advanced new 9-speed automatic transmission, a push-button electronic gear selector that frees up room above the center console, and a new Super Handling All-Wheel Drive (SH-AWD) system with a twin-clutch design that delivers enhanced torque transfer and handling capabilities.
The eight speed auto box is special to the diesel and is operated from a rotary gear selector similar to that in Jaguar's latest models.
Switch into S mode via the gear selector and the V8 S rewards the spirited driver with a sharpened throttle response while gears are held for longer with faster shifts.