Heel-and-toe shifting

12:57 May 17, 2019
English to Russian translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Automotive / Cars & Trucks
English term or phrase: Heel-and-toe shifting
Heel-and-toe shifting is an advanced driving technique used mostly in performance driving with a manual gearbox, although some drivers use it on the road in everyday conditions in the interest of effectiveness. It involves operating the throttle and brake pedals simultaneously with the right foot, while facilitating normal activation of the clutch with the left foot. It is used when braking and downshifting simultaneously (prior to entering a turn), and allows the driver to "blip" the throttle to raise the engine speed and smoothly engage the lower gear
Valery Kaminski
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5 +1Перегазовка (пяткой) или Heel & Toe
Vadim Bogdanov
4прием переключения передачи «пятка-носок»
Alexios Theodorov



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heel-and-toe shifting
прием переключения передачи «пятка-носок»


Alexios Theodorov
Russian Federation
Local time: 04:35
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heel-and-toe shifting
Перегазовка (пяткой) или Heel & Toe

Эта техника работы с педалями - носком правой ноги необходимо «работать» с педалью тормоза, а пяткой нажимать на педаль акселератора.

Example sentence(s):
  • Перегазовка или Heel & Toe — это искусство понижения передач с подбором оборотов на торможении.
  • Что дает перегазовка пяткой при переключении?

    Reference: http://carakoom.com/blog/10770
Vadim Bogdanov
Russian Federation
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agree  j_walker
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