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The Bonhams/Zoute Auction to Hammer Out Over 146 Iconic Cars in Zoute, Belgium, October 8, 2023

October 8, 2023 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm

Bonhams Auction Zoute Sale

The Bonhams Zoute Auction is widely known among seasoned car collectors as one of the most prestigious collector car auctions in the world. Held annually in Knokke-Le-Zoute, Belgium, and in conjunction with the Zoute Grand Prix, the auction attracts buyers and sellers from all over the globe.

This year, on October 8, 2023, Bonhams will present an all-new lineup of 146 hand-picked rare collectible cars that will attract car collectors from around the world. Last year’s Bonhams/Zoute auction broke both record selling price, and attendance from car collectors around the world.

Here are two beautiful Bugattis of two different generations: a 1929 Bugatti Type 37 Grand Prix Two-Seater estimated to sell for €1,000,000 - €1,400,000 and a 2006 Bugatti Veyron 16.4 estimated to sell for €950,000 - €1,250,000.

Here are two beautiful Bugattis of two different generations: a 1929 Bugatti Type 37 Grand Prix Two-Seater estimated to sell for €1,000,000 – €1,400,000 and a 2006 Bugatti Veyron 16.4 estimated to sell for €950,000 – €1,250,000.

The star of the show? A rare 1957 BMW 507 Series I Roadster, fetching an impressive €2 million. Notable mentions include a vibrant blue 1968 Lamborghini Miura P400 and a 2009 Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren 722 S Roadster, both achieving double their pre-sale estimates.

2023 Bonhams Zoute Auction Resaults

This year’s auction will be held on Sunday, October 8, 2023. The preview days will be held on Thursday, October 5, Friday, October 6, and Saturday, October 7. The auction will take place in a marquee on the beach in Knokke-Le-Zoute and be open to the public.

What to Expect at the Bonhams Zoute Auction

The Bonhams Zoute Auction features a wide range of collector cars, from pre-war classics to modern supercars. This year’s auction will feature over 146 historically significant highly collectible cars ranging in years from 1900 to the present day.

One featured car that should bring a top dollar is a 1959 Ferrari 250 GT Berlinetta ‘Tour de France’ with coachwork by Pininfarina/Scaglietti. The Ferrari was Classiche certified in October 2018, has matching serial numbers, and is in impeccable Concours condition.

This is an extremely rare 1959 Ferrari 250 GT Berlinetta LWB  ‘Tour de France’ Coachwork by Pininfarina Scaglietti.  This Ferrari long-wheelbase Tour de France racer could fetch up to €7,000,000 at the Zoute/Bonhams Auction.

Further, this prancing horse racer is eligible for the Le Mans Classic, Ferrari Challenge, Mille Miglia, and Tour Auto. The car is likely to bring big-buck competing bids with a selling price estimated between €5,000,000 and €7,000,000.

Other top-dollar gems up for auction in the Banhams Zoute 2023 Auction:

  • 2006 Bugatti Veyron 16.4 Coupé
  • 1929 Bugatti Type 37 Grand Prix Two-Seater
  • 1995 Porsche 911 Type 993 GT2
  • 2005 Porsche Carrera GT
  • 1994 Bugatti EB110 GT
  • A 1958 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Roadster with Hardtop
  • 1970 Ferrari 365 GTB/4 “Daytona” Berlinetta
  • 1931 Aston Martin 1.5-Litre International ‘LM5’
  • 1956 Bentley S-Type Continental Sports Saloon
  • 2013 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG “Black Series” Coupé

You can view all the vehicles up for auction here: Zoute/Bonhams Inventory

The Bonhams Zoute Auction is a must-attend event for any collector car enthusiast. With its wide range of cars and its prestigious reputation, the auction is a great place to find the perfect car for your collection


Tickets to the Bonhams Zoute Auction can be purchased online. The auction will take place in a marquee on the beach in Knokke-Le-Zoute, Belgium

TICKETS: € 45,00 (incl. VAT)

Tips for Buying at a Collector Car Auction

Here are three tips If you are considering buying a car at the Bonhams Zoute Auction, here are a few tips:

  1. Do your research. Before you attend the auction, learn as much as you can about the cars that will be up for auction. This will help you to set a realistic budget and to make informed bidding decisions.
  2. Inspect the cars carefully:  During the preview days, take your time to inspect the cars that you are interested in bidding on. Look for any damage or defects
  3. Set a budget. Before you attend the auction, set a budget for yourself and stick to it.
  4. Don’t get caught up in the excitement of the aution. It is important to stay calm and focused when bidding on cars. Don’t bid more than you can afford to spend.

Sunday October 8, 2023, with the viewing open from Thursday 6th October.⁠ Abert Square -‘Beach Front Knokke-Le-Zoute, Zoute Belgium

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-Expo: vintage classic cars
-Expo: ZOUTE SALE by Bonhams
-Cash Bar: Libations & Beverages
-Parking available separately
-Passage ZOUTE GT Tour

The Zoute Auction & Vehicle Sales
– October 5, 2023, 10:00 – 18:00 CEST
– October 6,  2023, 10:00 – 18:00 CEST
– October 7, 2023, 10:00 – 18:00 CEST
– October 8,  2023, 09:00 – 12:00 CEST

If you would like to offer a car, please subscribe below. For specific questions, send an email to [email protected] or [email protected]

Bonhams has a renowned reputation for the auctioning of classic cars of extremely high quality. This is illustrated by the impressive results obtained at events such as The Goodwood Festival of Speed, the Paris Grand Palais Sale and The Quail during the Monterey Carweek gathering to name a few. (Source: website)

This important auction features remarkable historic vehicles. Many of them from major domestic and international collections.

Place Albert de Knokke Le Zoute
Knokke-Heist, 8300 (View Map)
Tel: +33 1 42 61 10 11
[email protected]


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October 8, 2023
8:30 am - 12:00 pm
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Bonhams Auction
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Place Albert de Knokke Le Zoute
Albert Square Beach 8300
Knokke-Le-Zoute, Belgium
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+33 1 42 61 10 11
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