The 2000 Ducati 996 S is a sportier machine, as opposed to the base model, and is suitable for those riderswho value performance over anything else. It boasts a maximum power outut of 112 horsepower and 99 Nm of torque from its liquid - cooled, four - stroke, 996cc. 90 - Degrees V - Twin Powerplant mated to a six speed manual transmission with a chain final drive. Also, it has fittings such as Marchessini light - alloy wheels, dual headlights, a full - fairing with a small windscreen, dual seat, an under - seat dual exhaust system, a digital instrumentation display, Brembo brakes with dual front discs and a single disc in the rear. A Showa fully adjustable upside down front fork with TiN - cantilever linkage as a rear suspension.