DETROIT – It can be considered in one of two ways: either Porsche drivers are getting lazy or automatic transmissions have achieved parity with manual transmissions in the eyes of persnickety performance-car drivers. The 2002 Carrera 4S is new to North America and replaces the standard Carrera 4 in the Porsche model range. Porsche Cars North America says the installation rate of its Tiptronic S 5-speed automatic transmission for 911 models sold in North America is running at ...

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