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I am the founder and editor of Short Shift. My obsession with wanting to drive every car ever made me build a website so I could share my experiences with the world. I love cars, traveling, and my cats, Henry and Winston.
Mercedes-Benz CL63 AMG

Spotted! Mercedes Benz CL63 AMG

What separates this Mercedes-Benz from the rest of them? The AMG performance division. AMG is Mercedes' own in-house performance company similar to Subaru's STi...
Dodge Charger Blower-2

Spotted! Dodge Charger

This blown Dodge Charger was spotted near downtown Sioux Falls, SD.
2012 Fiat 500-5

Driven! 2012 Fiat 500

Up: Drives like a go-cart, great gas mileage Down: Limited space Neutral: So fun to drive that you won't notice it's downsidesOn a gruesomely hot day in...
Automania 2012 Sioux Falls SD-12

Automania 2012 – Sioux Falls, SD

Automania 2012 was this last weekend and it was a big success. Lots of cars with origins from all over the world made appearances in...
BMW M3 White-4

Spotted! BMW M3

BMW has it's own in-house division the turns regular 3 series BMW's into hulking powerhouses with an M badge. The M series adds more...
BMW M3 Black-1

Spotted! BMW M3

This blacked out BMW M3 is very clean, has dual exhaust, and a carbon fiber hood. It's a third generation M3 and is usually...
2013 Subaru BRZ-6

Driven! 2013 Subaru BRZ

Double Feature! Connor and I were both given the opportunity to drive the 2013 Subaru BRZ with permission to see just how much fun...
Chevrolet Corvair (4)

Spotted! Chevrolet Corvair

The Chevrolet Corvair was the only American made,  mass produced passenger car to have a rear mounted, air cooled engine. The Corvair had a...
Ford Model A

Spotted! Ford Model A

I spotted this Ford Model A on I-90 on the way to Minneapolis. It was fallowed by a few other Model A's but this...

Spotted! 1914 Ford Model T

I got a call from West Sioux Exhaust & Brakes on Tuesday evening and they said "I got a unique car I think you'd like to...
2012 Volkswagen CC-4

Driven! 2012 Volkswagen CC

Up: A+ looks inside and out. Down: The screen isn't touch? Neutral: This car is 2 - 3 years ahead of its competitors. On a rainy day in May,...
Hardees Car Show June 2012-1

Hardee’s Car Show – June 2012

On Saturday (June 3, 2012) the Siouxland Car Council met at Hardees on 37th and Minnesota Ave. The SCC does this regularly and hosts many other...
Nissan GT-R White-4

Spotted! Nissan GT-R

The Nissan GT-R is a $90,000 rival to even the fastest Porsches and Ferarris. Quite possibly the most advanced vehicle electronically, even oxygen isn't...
SCCS Autocross May 2012 (17)

SCCS Autocross – May 2012

This was my first time at this event and here is my coverage of the May SCCS Autocross. This was the first race of...
Ford Mustang Shelby GT500-2

Spotted! Ford Mustang Shelby GT500

As Ford's fastest Mustang, you do not want to get caught in a drag race with this car! This Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 was spotted downtown...
Cadillac XLR-4

Spotted! Cadillac XLR

The XLR was a luxury roadster produced by Cadillac and was based on the C5 Corvette. Production went from 2004 - 2009. Because it...

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