This special issue of MCN rated the top 60 bikes of the last 60 years and the 916 is #1.
On that note, I've shared this here before (I think):
As if that weren't enough, I found this publication called Classic Bike Mechanic out of the UK (aren't all good bike magazines out of the UK?) and it features (suprise!) the 996. So, if you can't get enough Ducati goodness I took pictures of the article:
The first page is like a centerfold only, it isn't in the center. I could not get a picture that was worth posting because of that. So, the only part on the first pages is the blurb below. All the rest follows as printed. As the author's name is cut off, his name is Jim Lindsay
This article is from the October 2017 issue so it is relatively old. If you were to want a copy of the whole magazine, I'm sure you could find it in back issue print from https://www.classicmotorcyclemechanic.com