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Where to buy this rear diffuser?

I don't want to have to buy a new exhaust and bumper.

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Fairly certain that photo is of a tailor made car. The diffuser will be a BRABUS part.
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Apparently the US-bound version has the stock exhaust whereas the European version has a different exhaust and rear bumper:

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The US market... always the Brides' Maid and never the Bride...
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Did you know that the exhaust tips are just for looks? The actual exhaust exits on the bottom of the muffler can. Seems like a lot of extra work to me. Why not just use an exhaust like the early US spec Brabus?
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This looks like the rear valance for the US 453 version of the Brabus. You should be able to order it by paying a visit to your smart Center's parts dept. You will probably have to acquire a VIN from a 2017 Brabus. Hopefully, your smart Center will have one in stock for you to copy the VIN. Very few US Brabus versions will be available.
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A 453 647 05 00 Code: E56+P71
or
A 453 647 06 00 Code: A04+E56

E56 Daimler/Smart Brand
P71 Brabus Sport-Package
A04 Smart Brabus

Too sleepy to figure out which one is the right one. Can't tell from the picture, it shows the one with the exhaust holes.

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Did you know that the exhaust tips are just for looks? The actual exhaust exits on the bottom of the muffler can.
Wow... that's extra lame!

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The US Brabus has no exhaust holes in the rear valance.
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The US Brabus has no exhaust holes in the rear valance.

Correct... why I want to buy it. The stock butt looks lame, IMO.
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