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Ludacris Acura restored to 1993

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Don’t be tricked by the cars he drives in the Fast & Furious franchise: Ludacris is dedicated to his old school whip. The rapper/actor is somewhat known for sporting his 1993 Acura Legend instead of newer, flashier rides. “This is my first car where I really felt like I had accomplished something in life,” he says in a new video from Acura.

But nothing gold-painted can stay. After passing the 280,000 mile mark, the car was hit and damaged. Since MTV’s Pimp My Ride is no more, Acura stepped in to fix the wheels for the Ludaversal MC. The reveal goes perfectly, and Luda is touched.

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“My baby!” he exclaims in the clip before embracing his car. It looks up to its ’90s sheen on the exterior. But inside, one modern upgrade was made, by way of a modern sound system in the trunk. The renovation earned a positive two-word endorsement from its owner: “Hell yeah.”

See the full video above.