Chris Berke

    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.
    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.
    Ford v Ferrari Movie Poster - FOX

    Played! Ford v Ferrari Trailer

    A tale as old as time.
    2020 Toyota Supra NAIAS 2019 - Short Shift-7

    The Argument for Joint Automotive Ventures

    We should all be grateful!
    2019 Ford GT Sioux Falls - Short Shift-11

    Shoots! The First 2019 Ford GT In Sioux Falls

    A 647 Horsepower Twin-Turbo Rocket Ship

    Driven! Tesla Model 3

    Simply electric.

    The 2018 Short Shift Gift Guide

    There's only ten days left until Christmas and Short Shift is back again to make sure you get the absolute best gifts for your...
    Cars & Coffee of Siouxland - October 2018-4

    Cars & Coffee of Siouxland – October 2018

    Hot Coffee, Hotter Cars
    Forza Horizon 4 - Short Shift (7)

    Played! Forza Horizon 4

    Tis the season to play Forza.
    2018 BMW M5 - Short Shift-3

    Driven! 2018 BMW M5

    This car is stupid fast.
    Cars & Coffee of Siouxland - September 2018-18

    Cars & Coffee of Siouxland – September 2018

    More hot coffee and more hot cars!
    Drive Coffee Review - Short Shift-2

    Wake Up And Smell The Drive Coffee

    Who knew cars and coffee could be a thing?
    2019 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross SEL - Short Shift

    Driven! 2019 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross SEL

    Not lime green, not fast or furious, but also not too bad.