Chris Berke

272 POSTS 0 COMMENTS
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.
2014 Mitsubishi Lancer SE-3

Driven! 2014 Mitsubishi Lancer SE

Up: All wheel control, sound system Down: Slow, heavy Neutral: Best "I'm still in school and want a bumpin sound system" car on the marketI know, I know, "Chris,...
Dodge Viper RT10-3

Spotted! Dodge Viper RT/10

Not only is it always cool to spot a Dodge Viper, but a first generation Viper RT/10 in this good of condition almost makes...
Nissan 350Z Widebody-3

Spotted! Widebody Nissan 350Z

This Nissan 350Z you will either love or hate. I personally think it looks like a space ship. However, I do enjoy the color...
2013 Ram 1500 Laramie Longhorn-3

Driven! 2013 Ram 1500 Laramie Longhorn

Up: All the same features you would expect in a Mercedes or BMW. Down: The price tag will tug at your inner blue-collar. Neutral: It has WiFi?!Dust off your...
Dodge Viper ACR-5

Spotted! Dodge Viper ACR

I know this was at a dealership and not technically "spotted" but it was way too awesome not to post. This, my friends, is...
Toyota Celica Supra

Spotted! Toyota Celica Supra

The Toyota Celica Supra was born in Japan in 1978. It's a strange story because Japan called it the Celica XX but the rest...
2014 Mazda6-4

Driven! 2014 Mazda6

Up: Looks amazing, fun to feel that "pop" when you floor it. Down: No "Speed" version available...yet. Neutral: One of the best looking and most efficient sedans...
Plymouth Barracuda-4

Spotted! Plymouth Barracuda

The Chrysler Corporation produced these 'Cudas from 1964 - 1974. You can tell that this is a 70's model because it shares the same...
Import Soup 2013-61

Import Soup 2013

Import Soup is an event put together by Relentless Productions, a group of seven friends who also put on the Hondas with Heart event....
3rd Annual Luxury Automall Autocross-7

3rd Annual Luxury Auto Mall Autocross

Today was a fantastic day to hold the 3rd Annual Luxury Auto Mall (LAM) Autocross. The weather was perfect and tons of drivers showed up to...
Dodge Challenger RT-2

Spotted! Dodge Challenger R/T

The Dodge Challenger was first introduced from 1970-74. It was a pony car and shared a lot of components with the Plymouth Barracuda. The hottest Challengers...
2013 Dodge Charger SRT8-1

Driven! 2013 Dodge Charger SRT8

Up: Fast, loud, and practical. Down: Feels as big as it looks. Neutral: Dodge continues in the right direction with the Charger name. If you're like me, you cringed when...
Aston Martin V8 Vantage-6

Spotted! Aston Martin V8 Vantage

Yesterday was a very successful day of carspotting for me. It was the first truly nice day of spring, I gathered up ambition to...
Hardees Car Show April 2013-30

Hardee’s Car Show – April 2013

There is one car you don't ever expect to see at a Hardee's in Sioux Falls, South Dakota and it's a Ford GT. And...
Datsun 280Z

Spotted! Datsun 280Z

The Datsun 280z was put into production from 1975-1978. It had better emission standards than previous models so it could be sold in the...

Which Tires Should I Buy?

Considering last night's winter snow storm, and the accidents that followed, it feels like a good time to educate on what types of tires...
...