A stunning Ducati 916 SPS for sale sold by us in 2018 and been static since. It went through our rigorous due diligence and workshop processes when it was sold in 2018 and comes with an email authenticating it from Ducati (not that they mean a great deal as they hold no records for 196 SP series). Our own records and due diligence authenticate the machine as a genuine 916 SPS monoposto. The machine was imported by us in 2018 from Holland and had been beautifully looked after and had clearly had san easy life. There were no signs of hard use anywhere on the motorcycle and all of the body panels are genuine to this motorcycle. We went over the motorcycle throughly before delivering it to its owner who had it in a shop and storage from the time they bought it. We will rebuild the rear Ohlins shock absorber, check out the water pump and replace if necessary, flush the entire cooling system, install new belts, check the valves and adjust if necessary and fully service the machine prior to delivery. The wheel bearings, steering head race and fuel system will all be serviced thoroughly so we can offer our unlimited one year mileage with confidence to the new owner of the exquisite Italian classic motorcycle.
1998 Ducati 916 SPS
This stunning example of a 1998 Ducati 916 SPS will be as close to buying a new example as it is possible to find today. The work we did and will do to the motorcycle will ensure it is of investment grade cosmetically and mechanically. The indicated 33,673 kilometres which is a total of 20,878 miles which is very low mileage for these machines, especially when they have been so well looked after. Ducati introduced the 916 SPS in 1997 to homologate the new 996cc motor which won Carl Fogarty the WSB championship in 1998. Although sporting the new large capacity motor, the SPS was the last of the 916 badged Sport Production series. A vast improvement over the original 916 cc engines, the 996 was not just much more torquey, it was much more reliable with many of the earlier flaws now ironed out. Finding investment grade examples of the legendary Ducati 916 SPS has become very challenging, as they went through a long period of having very little residual value during the ten year period between 2002 and 2012. During this period, many of these motorcycles became cheap and fun track day hacks which lead to their destruction, very few remained in such excellent condition as this example. You can read more about these wonderful classic Italian motorcycles in this article about investing in a Ducati 916 or 996 SPS back in 2019. Since that article prices have increased rapidly as Ferrari F40 owners snap up the great value in this stunning homologation Ducati.
Ducati 916 and 996 SPS prices
Ducati 916 and 996 SPS prices have been climbing vigorously since 2012 as collectors realised this series of motorcycles was iconic and had all the ingredients and hallmarks of an iconic classic motorcycle. Classic Ferrari owners have honed in on the good value offered by these machines and are now hoovering up investment grade examples, because they still offer such good value to investors. You can read more about this in this article about the classic cars that will increase in value is a classic motorcycle we wrote earlier this year. The Ducati 916 badged series is the most desirable of them all and this is a stunning example to add to any collection. You can buy cheaper, but you will need to spend a lot on the bike, as you can read in our article all Ducati 916 require work due to age, or you can buy this investment grade Ducati 916 SPS with all the work done and our guarantee. It comes with a. one year unlimited warranty and free UK mainland delivery all set up and ready to enjoy for the coming years while offering great returns. At The Motorcycle Broker we have an outstanding reputation for our work with these stunning Ducatis and this machine can be delivered quickly.