This crash test between a modern sedan and the classic 1959 Chevrolet Bel Air shows just how far passenger protection has come in the last fifty years. Check out for additional reviews, tips, and recommendations.
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    • WuzNab


      about 9 days ago
    • Hunter Durst
      Hunter Durst

      Roll cage!!!!!!

      about 11 days ago
    • Jose Torres
      Jose Torres

      But..... the 1959 has no..................


      about 11 days ago
    • TJ Houston
      TJ Houston In reply to Jose Torres

      Jose Torres airbags back then were options. Not standard. Hell some cars didn’t even come with an airbag for an option unless it was the top model.

      about 9 days ago
    • alex Harley
      alex Harley

      Now i wana sell 62 impala

      about 13 days ago
    • Will Davis
      Will Davis

      Why would they wreck that car bro. Why?

      about 13 days ago
    • Jay Fox
      Jay Fox

      Hands down that has to be the best job in the world.

      about 14 days ago
    • Nathan Mcmillan
      Nathan Mcmillan

      So sad that belair is completely destroyed a part of history

      about 14 days ago
    • Deltariuns [Maxwell Yang]
      Deltariuns [Maxwell Yang]

      Nothing of value was lost except for the Malibu

      about 15 days ago
    • Reese Richter
      Reese Richter

      Why destroy it?

      about 17 days ago
    • milestone_ achiever
      milestone_ achiever

      Did he say "plastic cars".......the body panels are fiberglass

      about 17 days ago
    • TheoryGamer 2018
      TheoryGamer 2018

      Are you insulting my favourite car or something? Huh punk?

      LOL I'm just kidding :/03

      about 17 days ago
    • HENRIQUE monteiro
      HENRIQUE monteiro

      but classic`s cars is beatifual

      about 18 days ago
    • Jeff Wang
      Jeff Wang

      Not fair, the Bel Air is probably weaker from all the body holes now.
      Power to weight ration however...

      about 19 days ago
    • Collin Parsons
      Collin Parsons

      The Chevy Malibu has to be the most used car in crash testing.

      about 19 days ago
    • Chips O'Tool
      Chips O'Tool

      Ridiculous waste of a classic car.

      about 19 days ago
    • AcoolGuyOnYT

      The bel air

      about 19 days ago
    • Evnos GD
      Evnos GD


      about 20 days ago
    • Alex Livingston
      Alex Livingston

      I think they pulled the motor out of the bel air tho?

      about 21 day ago
    • Williedamaris

      I think that this test should be from to front and not the way they did it.

      about 22 days ago
    • Sal Testa
      Sal Testa

      Bull shit. That Bellaire would have ripped Wright threw that peace of scrap metal car

      about 22 days ago
    • Louis Barningham
      Louis Barningham

      Wtf why destroy a classic!?

      about 24 days ago
    • Curtis Allison
      Curtis Allison

      Who drives a car _that_ old?

      about 24 days ago
    • Phoenix Scp
      Phoenix Scp

      Still wouldn’t use a Chevrolet

      about 25 days ago
    • nil

      that poor Bel Air :(

      about 25 days ago
    • nonplayerzealot4

      I wanna see a crash test between a Beetle and a Semi truck.

      about 27 days ago
    • nonplayerzealot4

      At least that Bel Air was a 4 door and in a shit color (gold, yecch). Black or red!

      about 27 days ago
    • dannyp67

      Funny that I noticed a rust bloom pouring out of the rocker panel of the 1959 impala at 1:03, showing its age internally despite its very nice condition. Old age affects everything.

      about 28 days ago
    • Jeffrey Ober
      Jeffrey Ober

      You can't put a price on class...

      about 28 days ago
    • WHO9119

      Even after seeing the Bel-Air destroyed I would still take it over the Malibu any day of the week

      about 29 days ago
    • Ken Weller
      Ken Weller

      Big cloud of rust off the Bel Air. Hmmmm...

      about 29 days ago