At any rate, it brought to mind this video the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety made for their 50th anniversary. Even now, it's common to hear people talk about old cars as being sturdy, made of "real steel"--you know, manly, none of this Asian plastics-and-composites crap. American.
Ladies and gentlemen, I give you: a 2009 Chevrolet Malibu crashing into a 1959 Chevrolet Bel Air.
Well. Crashing through the Bel Air, maybe.
You can decide which one you'd rather drive.