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Type-S, Heck Yes

I'm a traditional kind of gal. I like it when people open doors or pull out chairs for me, and I like being the passenger, not

During my test week, I just couldn't leave the new Acura RSX Type-S sitting in my garage. (Photo: Alexandra Straub, Canadian Auto Press)
the driver, when I go out on the occasional date. But it's the 21st century and times have changed. I'm lucky if my date physically opens the passenger-side door for me despite keyless entry remote! Yet when I'm inspired by a car, and can't get enough of it, I'll leave my inhibitions at the passenger door, and drive it myself.

Such was the case one Saturday night recently. I had a date, and I drove. I couldn't help myself. I just couldn't leave the

I really felt at home behind the wheel of this sultry sports coupe. (Photo: Alexandra Straub, Canadian Auto Press)
new Acura RSX Type-S sitting in my garage. It begs to be driven and I can't deny its needs, nor mine. The date went well, but I didn't go straight home afterwards. The little Acura coaxed me into taking the extra-long route home, causing me to spend another good half-hour cruising the city streets while taking in some quality tunes. I felt at home behind the wheel of this sultry sports coupe, comfortably nestled in the redesigned and heated leather-faced front bucket sport seats. The tunes and heating were turned up and I had no worries.