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Tiptronic is a Porsche trademark for an automatic transmission with manual override, which has become a generic name for any similar transmission.

The Tiptronic system uses a conventional automatic gearbox with torque converter and adds manual control using a secondary gear selection gate with + and - positions which shift up or down.

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