Short throw shifter pros and cons

I have a 2010 VW GT with the 6 speed manuaI. The shift action feels longer and sloppier than the action was on the five speed from my much missed 2002 VW Passat wagon (only option the v6 engine). I’m considering a short throw shifter and would like to understand the pros and cons, and which shifter would be the best one for my car.

Con: voided factory warranty.

Is there even one available?