The show featured food trucks, eclectic cars and priceless memories.
City Center in Port Orange became a hub of car enthusiasts, and curious visitors, as the No Dough show rolled into town with eclectic cars ready to draw attention over the April 12-14 weekend. Some even made cross-country road trips to arrive in Port Orange for the show.
No Dough got its name by offering a car show that is both free to attendees and those who display their cars. No Dough promotes the lifestyle of living in and driving the “People's car," a way to travel on a budget.
Kevin Scheer brought his 1944 Volkswagen Kübelwagen, which was one of the first vehicles Volkswagen ever produced. The Kübelwagen means “Bucket Car” in German, and, was first designed by Porsche in 1938. The Kübelwagen was used similarly to how the American Jeep was used — to transport troops in the war.
Scheer served in the military for 20 years and wanted to educate others through participating in World War II reenactments. This is when Scheer first became interested in restoring military vehicles.
“I got pretty tired in the infantry role, so I wanted to restore my own vehicle so I could drive it in the reenactments,” Scheer said.
Scheer owns several American military vehicles, but wanted to restore a vehicle from another country. He scoured the internet and later purchased his 1944 Volkswagen Kübelwagen from Germany, which he restored to its original condition.
On the other end of the car collecting spectrum, Jerry Penton brought his 2004 Porsche Cayenne.
“Most of the times you see these SUV’s lowered on big rims," Penton said. "I thought, why not try something different?"
Penton chose to lift his Cayenne to make it capable of going off-road.
“I’ve actually gotten more response the way it sits right now than when I had it lowered," he said.