Cars today are far safer
Old Cars Crashing Into New Cars: Which is Safer? - Core77
Cars today even small cars are far safer then cars of 20 years ago, let alone 40 years ago. Even small cars today weigh far more then cars of 34 years ago. The weight of a 69 Camaro was between 3100 to 3400 lbs the new Camaro is around 3900.