Tiptronic transmission is the latest innovation in the field of automatic power transmission systems, which combines the both worlds of transmissions, manual and automatic. In this mode tiptronic offers a choice of five different gear patterns ranging from economy to sport Porsche introduced tiptronic transmission in their sports cars.
Types of power transmission
There are 4 types of transmission
2. Semi Automatic
3. Manual transmission
4. Constantly variable transmission
The principle behind this type transmission is one of being an automatic but with no real gear selection capabilities. One such type was known as variomatic transmission. It relied on centrifugal forces throwing out bob weight within a pulley assembly and drive belts drove the whole lot.