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On my '77 and '90 Benz sedans I installed an extra brake light bulb in that location. While I find the rear fog light interesting I feel the extra braking illumination in the rear a better safety mod. Unfortunately, most folks in the U.S. just don't understand rear fog lights - including police!
 

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On a lot of cars in Europe, the rear fog takes the place of one of the reversing lamps (e.g. it has a white reversing lamp on the right side, and a red fog lamp on the left side). Is that the way this one is?

P.S. Rear fogs are not for your benefit, they're for the benefit of those following ... which hopefully means they're less likely to hit you.
 

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On a lot of cars in Europe, the rear fog takes the place of one of the reversing lamps (e.g. it has a white reversing lamp on the right side, and a red fog lamp on the left side). Is that the way this one is?

P.S. Rear fogs are not for your benefit, they're for the benefit of those following ... which hopefully means they're less likely to hit you.
That's how my 450 is.
 

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So many German car drivers in Canada misuse their rear fog lights, it's amazing! All the same, I hope the smart gets one.
 

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I like to get a B-O horn, while backing out of the garage. Never know if there's a run away Lab dog back there.
 

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Not sure where they`ll accomodate the rear fog light but at least it seems all C453s and W453s will have symmetrical tail lights now.

 

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Probably some of that red ring of LEDs would double as the fog light, just as some of them will be the brake lights.
 

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On my '77 and '90 Benz sedans I installed an extra brake light bulb in that location. While I find the rear fog light interesting I feel the extra braking illumination in the rear a better safety mod. Unfortunately, most folks in the U.S. just don't understand rear fog lights - including police!
Most people in the U.S. don't understand the use of a front fog light either.
 

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Not sure where they`ll accomodate the rear fog light but at least it seems all C453s and W453s will have symmetrical tail lights now.

A, they are in your backup of reversing housing. I just watched a video on the new Abarth 595. Thats where they were, in that vehicle. The the tail housing.
 

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Glad these will be available and standard. Here in coastal California, dense fog is a serious safety issue. Idiots on the freeways don't even slow down although they can't see 10' ahead of their car!
 
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