The S12 doesn’t seem nearly as common in our collective consciousness as the AE86. Even though the two are very visually similar, there’s something about the S12’s proportions that appeals to me more. It seems a bit longer, the fastback - faster. Or maybe it’s just the rarity factor. Modified examples for balance:

Which one would you rather? I’ve driven neither, so it’s all aesthetics for me. If you’ve driven one or both, what are they like?