The Sport 1000 looks cool, but it is pretty uncomfortable. Keep in mind this is coming from a guy who, once upon a time, used to club race on an Aprilia rs250 so I am used to uncomfortable Italian bikes!
It is gorgeous, no doubt, but tough on the wrists and hands. Ducati added bar risers for 2007, so maybe they are a little more tolerable.
The GT1000, on the other hand, is sublime. You can mod it for a racier look if you want. For example: