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      09-06-2012, 11:10 AM   #142
Carl L
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Originally Posted by hans007 View Post
that is like saying before air bags came out, had you driven a non airbag car for years, they'd also be pointless. or antilock brakes for that matter.

i'd have to say something pointless (not sure they are tacky as they do look cool, though they don't really serve a purpose other than looks) would be things like the fake vent on the side of the M. at least the LED daytime lights do something.
Just because you specced them on your A4 doesn't make them "cool" to everyone.

Comparing LED running lights to airbags or ABS brakes is an embarrassing comparison, especially for someone bandying around the word "stupid". When it's dark cars have things called headlights, and on all of my recent cars they've been auto-on. There have also been regular running lights for about 30 years, just because Audi began a trend of LED striplights does not mean they are to everyone's tastes or that they are in anyway a safer option than the daytime markers on Toyotas etc.