kick/shift/push/send (something) into overdrive Google Books
into overdrive: into a condition of hard work and effectiveness.
There are times when you think this show is going to shift into overdrive, but it never does. Cambridge Dictionary of American
to make something more active. I hope we can step the pace of business up in the next few days. We can step up business considerably by putting out a larger sign.
to make something go or run faster. The engineer stepped the motors up and the production line moved even faster. Please step up the speed of your activity. McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs
move/step up a gear
to start to work or play more effectively or quickly than before With
just five lengths to go, the German swimmer stepped up a gear and
edged ahead to win the race. Cambridge Idioms Dictionary
step on the gas
: to hurry in order to get something done quickly; step on it If we're going to get this done today, it's time to step on the gas.
Etymology: based on the literal meaning of step on the gas (to make a car go faster by giving the engine more gas)
Cambridge Dictionary of American Idioms
drop the hammer
(Expression) American English Idiom: to bring a pending act to
fruition. Usually connotes an act which will have serious
consequences. Also used in reference to quickly increasing speed in a
car by manipulating a manual transmission gear shift (the hammer). Dictionary Of by Farlex
(put) the pedal on the metal
: to make something go forward or increase as fast as possible : Ingrid
put the pedal to the metal and finished writing her essay a day early.
Etymology: based on the idea of pressing a car's gas pedal (a flat
piece that you control with your foot) all the way to the floor to
make the car go as fast as possible. Cambridge Dictionary of American Idioms
shift to full throttle Google Pictures
The definition of full throttle is doing something at full speed.
An example of full throttle is a runner racing with his optimal energy and speed. Your Dictionary