Definitions for "Tiptronic"
A type of automatic gearbox which aims to give drivers the ability to change gear manually, or can be left in various automatic modes.
Transmission that allows both fully automatic and clutchless-manual gear shifting.
A type of automatic gearbox operation pioneered by Porsche that allows a degree of manual over ride by the driver for better control of gear selection. Although still a normal self-shifting auto, the Tiptronic gearbox also has a separate gate or steering wheel-mounted buttons to allow sequential selection of a desired gear ratio.