Welcome to Short Shift!

    We're a collaboration of car enthusiasts from the upper midwest


    In-depth reviews of new, unique, and sporty cars.


    Our primary passion is photography.


    News straight from the cat(back)'s mouth.


    From Cars & Coffee to racetracks. We've been there.

    Latest Articles

    Driven! 2016 Audi A3 2.0T Quattro

    Like a GTI, but 50% better in every way.

    Wallpaper! 2016 Alfa Romeo 4C Spider

    An Alfa Romeo 4C for your desktop!

    Brandon’s E36 BMW M3

    I double dare ya to not think this '95 M3 is da bomb!

    Shawn’s STI swapped Subaru Impreza

    Old dog, new tricks...and bones...and engine.

    Shoots! 1993 Mazda RX-7

    1993 never looked so good...

    Introducing… Short Shift’s New Ride!

    Worth the hassle? A definite yes.

    COVID-19 Quarantining for Car People

    Need to get out of the house? Head to your garage!

    Twin Cities Auto Show – 2020

    It gets better every year!

    Twin Cities Auto Show: 2020 Ford Display

    Supercharged, or Supercharger?

    Twin Cities Auto Show: 2020 Chevrolet Corvette C8

    What if we, like, put the engine in the back?

    The Polar Run Rally 2020 – Video

    We don't grow up, our snow plows just get bigger.

    The Polar Run Rally 2020 – Day 2

    Brought to you by a guy hanging from a window with a camera.

    The Polar Run Rally 2020 – Day 1

    Can you burn rubber in the snow?

    Played! Mario Kart Tour

    An indecorous cash grab.

    The Polar Run Rally 2020 – Preview

    Come play in the snow with us!

    Short Shift Calendar – 2020

    Purchase our first ever Short Shift Calendar!

    The 2019 Short Shift Gift Guide

    It only comes but once a year!

    Played! Ford v Ferrari

    An unexpected victory.