In the movie Bonnie and Clyde (2013), Clyde just escapes from prison. He jumps in the car that Bonnie has prepared and says "Ain't even in third yet."

Clyde: Ain't even in third yet.

Bonnie: I got your suit in the back. Even got us a place to go.

What does Clyde mean here? What is third in this context?



is a reference to third gear on manual transmission car.

He is saying they are not going fast yet since most of the speed comes when in 3rd or 4th gear.

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