Yeah, when my Euro W126 was shipped to the US from Germany, all that was done to the bumpers was to reinforce them somehow. Same, nice short euro bumper covers. I would have killed someone had they stuck those awful swollen US bumpers on there.
'86 420SE Euro
904 Midnight Blue, Gray Velour
Dad bought it new, now I own it.
"A Mercedes-Benz is like a fine wine, it only gets better with age."