Chris Berke

    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.

    Cars & Coffee of Siouxland – July 2020

    The most diverse car show in South Dakota!

    Driven! 2016 Audi A3 2.0T Quattro

    Like a GTI, but 50% better in every way.
    2016 Alfa Romeo 4C Desktop Wallpaper Hero

    Wallpaper! 2016 Alfa Romeo 4C Spider

    An Alfa Romeo 4C for your desktop!
    COVID 19 Quarantine - Short Shift-1

    COVID-19 Quarantining for Car People

    Need to get out of the house? Head to your garage!
    Polar Run Rally 2020 - Day 2 Short Shift-12

    The Polar Run Rally 2020 – Video

    We don't grow up, our snow plows just get bigger.
    Polar Run Rally 2020 - Day 1 Short Shift-28

    The Polar Run Rally 2020 – Day 1

    Can you burn rubber in the snow?

    Played! Mario Kart Tour

    An indecorous cash grab.

    The 2019 Short Shift Gift Guide

    It only comes but once a year!
    Ford v Ferrari pic 1

    Played! Ford v Ferrari

    An unexpected victory.
    C8 Corvette Configurator Chris

    How We Would Configure Our C8 Corvette

    It's fun to dream!
    Cars & Coffee of Siouxland - September 2019-17

    Cars & Coffee of Siouxland – September 2019

    A fitting end to the 2019 season...or is it?
    Spotted - Volvo 1800S - Short Shift-4

    Spotted! Volvo 1800S

    The S stands for "Sverige".
    2019 BMW X7 xDrive40i - Short Shift-2

    Driven! 2019 BMW X7 xDrive40i

    Does your car have a crystal shift knob?
    Cars and Coffee of Siouxland - July 2019-7

    Cars & Coffee of Siouxland – July 2019

    Hot weather, hotter cars.
    2020 BMW M340i - Short Shift-1

    Driven! 2020 BMW M340i

    The 7th Generation 3-Series is the second best looking, and the first best to drive.
    Cars and Coffee Siouxland - June 2019-12

    Cars & Coffee of Siouxland – June 2019

    Hot coffee, cool cars.