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    Chris Berke

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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.
    1985 Honda Prelude

    A Car’s Life

    Cars. I would be surprised to see if the person next (or nearest) to you had the same thoughts as you when reading that characteristic...
    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...
    Porsche Boxster-2

    Spotted! Porsche Boxster

    The Boxster is the base model in the Porsche lineup but is still considered one of the most fun convertibles on the market. The...
    Custom Ford Mustang-2

    Spotted! Custom Ford Mustang

    While I was driving down 41st Street last week I spotted this Ford Mustang out of the corner of my eye and I had to check...