Yves Ouellette’s 2013 Mustang Boss 302 always gets noticed. Its colour — Gotta Have It Green — along with a powerful, resounding Coyote Engine, make certain a Boss gets honour on a roads. Out of a 482 models built in this clover-like colour, Yves owns a final one off a prolongation line. Maybe it’s a Luck of a Irish?
East Coast beginnings
Yves grew adult in Grand Falls, New Brunswick, and has always had an affinity for a blue oval. “Even when we was a immature kid, we always favourite Mustangs and certain Fords,” Yves said. “The character was there and to my taste.”
This competence come as a surprise, as Yves’ father was always a Chevy boy. “But over a years, we got him converted over to Fords as well,” pronounced Yves with a laugh.
An epic collection
Yves says his Ford tour started in 1978 when he bought a mint Thunderbird. That same year he also bought a Ford Granada. Since then, Yves claims a series of Ford vehicles he has owned is “in a 50s.”
When it comes to selecting his Fords, Yves said, “A lot of it has to do with a dealership that has helped with a service, upkeep and their burden for a vehicle.” He has really high regard for a Marigold Ford dealership in Whitby, Ont.
Yves’ favourite Ford to date is his stream 2013 Boss 302. “So far, it’s prisoner my heart. … Well, my ’72 Boss 429 is also in that difficulty too!” he says.
The 2013 Boss is Yves sixth Mustang. Model years of his other Mustangs are 1968, 1972, 1999, 2005 and 2012.
The best diversion we can name
A loyal Canadian, Yves is ardent about hockey. As a girl he changed to Ontario to play with a Barrie Flyers (now Barrie Colts) for dual seasons. After his personification days, Yves served in a Armed Forces until 1976, and afterwards worked for Ontario Hydro (known currently as Ontario Power Generation). Yves still maintains his adore for hockey and volunteers as a arbitrate during Future Stars teenager hockey games in his giveaway time.
Driving supports by Cruise Nights
Yves has found a good approach to mix his dual passions – cars and philanthropy. Four years ago he took over a Road Legends Cruisers (Southern Chapter) Cruise Ins. In further to showcasing their classical cars, participants of a Cruise Ins assistance to lift income for Grandview Children’s Centre. Last summer, a Road Legend Cruisers lifted $7,200 for a centre, that supports children with special needs.
“Once (giving back) gets in your blood, it’s like an addiction,” says Yves. “I’ve met so many inexhaustible people, a unbelievable! They put a lot of income into their cars though they still give behind to a charity. It’s a large family, a genuine large family.”
Wearing a Green
By owning a 2013 Mustang Boss, Yves is “wearing a green.”
“It’s a series car, it’s a final one being built, and they are not building anymore after this year!”