Camaro5 Chevy Camaro Forum / Camaro ZL1, SS and V6 Forums - Camaro5.com
 
JDP Motorsports
Go Back   Camaro5 Chevy Camaro Forum / Camaro ZL1, SS and V6 Forums - Camaro5.com > General Camaro Forums > Chevy Camaro vs...


Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 05-29-2009, 11:40 AM   #1
Ninjak
Banned
 
Drives: 08 GT Mustang | 65 GT Notchbac
Join Date: May 2009
Location: Miami Florida
Posts: 819
What was that about a Safety Rating ? 2010 GT ?

5 star baby !

http://www.stangnet.com/2010-Ford-Mu...ng-090521.html
Ninjak is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-29-2009, 11:42 AM   #2
Indpowr
Account Suspended
 
Drives: Corvette C6
Join Date: May 2008
Location: Florida
Posts: 6,962
So, go buy one..
Indpowr is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-29-2009, 11:58 AM   #3
Ninjak
Banned
 
Drives: 08 GT Mustang | 65 GT Notchbac
Join Date: May 2009
Location: Miami Florida
Posts: 819
Quote:
Originally Posted by Indpowr View Post
So, go buy one..
to much done to the 08 ! I would have to at least start with a GT500, then do a few things...

Very nice cars btw...
Ninjak is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-29-2009, 12:30 PM   #4
Brokinarrow


 
Brokinarrow's Avatar
 
Drives: 2012 Honda NC700x
Join Date: Sep 2008
Location: Indianola, IA
Posts: 5,318
I would HOPE about any new car gets a 5 star rating. Got enough dang safety requirements these days!

*edit: (not that it's a bad thing!)
__________________
Brokinarrow is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-29-2009, 12:32 PM   #5
djsnoflake
Faith Keeper
 
djsnoflake's Avatar
 
Drives: 2012 Silverado LTZ, 2010 2SS/RS
Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: Saskatoon, Saskatchewan Canada
Posts: 2,765
The thing we were wondering about is if the mustang meets the upcoming 2012 crash standards, not the 2010 ones, but thanks for coming out. I am still trying to find out if this is the case or not, but I am having no luck.

(This all started from a few members on here getting very cheap insurance and the insurance rep told them it was because the car meets 2012 reqs so it gets a further discount)
__________________

Quote:
Originally Posted by fbodfather View Post
.........we are far from finished.................
djsnoflake is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-29-2009, 12:35 PM   #6
Brokinarrow


 
Brokinarrow's Avatar
 
Drives: 2012 Honda NC700x
Join Date: Sep 2008
Location: Indianola, IA
Posts: 5,318
Quote:
Originally Posted by djsnoflake View Post
The thing we were wondering about is if the mustang meets the upcoming 2012 crash standards, not the 2010 ones, but thanks for coming out. I am still trying to find out if this is the case or not, but I am having no luck.

(This all started from a few members on here getting very cheap insurance and the insurance rep told them it was because the car meets 2012 reqs so it gets a further discount)
ahhh, i see. That is interesting.
__________________
Brokinarrow is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-29-2009, 01:03 PM   #7
Hesh
 
Hesh's Avatar
 
Drives: 2010 IOM Camaro Vin 34334
Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: Arlington, TX
Posts: 566
No the Mustang does not meet the 2012 requirements. Easiest way to tell it does not have the side curtain air bags. The roof reinforcments, and the door reinforcments are the only unknown. Those are not stated in most safety features, but the side curtain air bags are. So as of right now no its not.

Last edited by Hesh; 05-30-2009 at 12:06 AM.
Hesh is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-29-2009, 01:44 PM   #8
djsnoflake
Faith Keeper
 
djsnoflake's Avatar
 
Drives: 2012 Silverado LTZ, 2010 2SS/RS
Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: Saskatoon, Saskatchewan Canada
Posts: 2,765
........... well that was easy.

Thanks
__________________

Quote:
Originally Posted by fbodfather View Post
.........we are far from finished.................
djsnoflake is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-29-2009, 03:23 PM   #9
THE EVIL TW1N
Banned
 
Drives: 2003 Cobra Convertible
Join Date: Feb 2009
Location: CA
Posts: 2,925
Quote:
Originally Posted by Brokinarrow View Post
I would HOPE about any new car gets a 5 star rating. Got enough dang safety requirements these days!

*edit: (not that it's a bad thing!)
What does a Cotvette get, anybody know?
THE EVIL TW1N is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-29-2009, 03:37 PM   #10
Ninjak
Banned
 
Drives: 08 GT Mustang | 65 GT Notchbac
Join Date: May 2009
Location: Miami Florida
Posts: 819
Quote:
Originally Posted by THE EVIL TW1N View Post
What does a Cotvette get, anybody know?
Not available on the Vette as of yet...2009 Model.
Ninjak is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-29-2009, 03:46 PM   #11
Camaro_Corvette
36.833283,-76.021958
 
Camaro_Corvette's Avatar
 
Drives: Team 1LE
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: Earth
Posts: 23,376
Quote:
Originally Posted by THE EVIL TW1N View Post
What does a Cotvette get, anybody know?
What do you think about this. I'm really trying hard to find actual results But here is a test vid
http://www.motorauthority.com/video/...rash-test.html


Quote:
Originally Posted by Ninjak View Post
What are you trying to say by the way...Am I supposed to be impressed?
__________________
I am seriously never serious vv V vv Next order of business
Camaro_Corvette is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-29-2009, 03:56 PM   #12
garagelogic
Account Suspended
 
Drives: 2010 Shelby GT500
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: Tennessee
Posts: 1,686
Well, here's what I do know about the safety on the Mustang. This is a friend of mine's car that hit the retaining wall at over 100 mph at Beech Bend last fall. He sustained a few bruises and a sprained wrist (He broke the shifter handle off in his hand) and deployed the airbags but was able to open the door and get out of the car with no problem. There are not too many cars on the road today that could hit a wall at that speed and fare the same or better.

I sure would not want to be in a Corvette and have that happen.

garagelogic is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-29-2009, 05:16 PM   #13
edbrick
 
edbrick's Avatar
 
Drives: 2009 GXP -2007 MustangGT--Wife
Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: Florida Space Coast
Posts: 153
Looks like he scraped along the wall as opposed to hitting it head on???
edbrick is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-29-2009, 05:58 PM   #14
garagelogic
Account Suspended
 
Drives: 2010 Shelby GT500
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: Tennessee
Posts: 1,686
Quote:
Originally Posted by edbrick View Post
Looks like he scraped along the wall as opposed to hitting it head on???
Yeah, you're right. What do I know, I was only there and saw it as it happened.

Of course he did not hit the retaining wall directly, on-center, head on. The back end kicked out on him (coolant on the track at the big end) he plowed almost head-on into the wall and the impact then spun him 180 degrees where upon the rear of the car hit the retaining wall on the opposite side of the track.

Last edited by garagelogic; 05-29-2009 at 09:32 PM.
garagelogic is offline   Reply With Quote
 
Reply

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
CAMARO WIKI Tran Wiki 54 02-06-2016 11:33 AM
2010 Camaro PRODUCT SAFETY RECALL: Positive Battery Cable Rerouting mcernik Camaro Issues / Problems | Warranty Discussions | TSB and Recalls 171 01-08-2011 02:09 AM
EPA rating for 2010 Camaro OUR72GTO 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 20 12-02-2008 03:07 PM
Edmunds: 2010 Ford Mustang First Look Scotsman General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 32 11-23-2008 09:55 PM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 02:52 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.9 Beta 4
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.