KC is virtually synonymous with off-road lighting. In fact, the company created the world’s first off-road lights more than 50 years ago. With all that history under their belts, KC recently announced the addition of the FLEX ERA 3 Dual Mode SAE Fog Light to their offerings.
Ever since the company’s founders modified a pair of airplane landing lights and strapped them to their truck back in 1970, KC has been redefining what’s possible in automotive lighting. Their yellow smiley face light covers are certainly iconic, but the brand is so much more than vintage eye candy and continually pushes the boundaries of innovation with their lighting solutions.
Marking a first for the automotive aftermarket industry, KC combines two lights in one with the FLEX ERA 3. This dual-mode, SAE fog light and high-powered, off-road light is housed in one compact package. With the FLEX ERA 3, you can illuminate the pavement using the true SAE J583 fog lights as your “low beams” and then quickly toggle to the off-road “high beams” when you hit the dirt, simply by flipping a switch.
“Our new FE3 SAEs redefine what’s possible in automotive lighting,” says KC CEO Alan Wang. “Drivers no longer need to install two different sets of lights or get out of their vehicle to change lenses while on the trail. Instead, these provide the flexibility and ease-of-use drivers want and need, all in one good-looking package.”
Whether you find yourself on a foggy morning commute or a dusty trail at night, KC has you covered by including both clear and yellow lenses in the Flex Era 3 package. The clear lenses deliver maximum brightness and the purest vision, while yellow lenses provide optimal penetration through heavy rain, fog, snow, and dust.
With an intense, on-road SAE J583 fog beam and an off-road-use-only mode that combines the fog beam with a high-output spot beam, FLEX ERA 3s maximize driver visibility from asphalt and gravel to dirt, mud, snow, and sand. The FLEX ERA 3s live up to the power standards established by others in the FLEX ERA Family by delivering a powerful 3,682 lumens in fog-beam-only mode and a whopping 5,949 lumens when the high beam is engaged.
KC’s vehicle-specific light kits make it easy to swap out factory-installed fog lights. With bolt-on kits for a range of off-road vehicles, such as Jeep, Toyota, and Subaru, each kit includes all the brackets and wiring necessary for a simple install.