2000 Ducati 996 S
Private: £6,800 Dealer: £7,500
Once overlooked, the 996 is now just as popular as the 998 and prices are sky-high as a result. There are cheaper bikes out there, but they can be pretty tatty and unreliable.
Engine: 996cc, l/c, 8v, desmo, V-twin Power: 115bhp @ 9,500rpm Torque: 95Nm @ 7,000rpm