The Opperman Unicar was the first car designed by Lawrie Bond and built between 1956 and 1959.
It looked like a miniature two door saloon with 2+2 seating and was the cheapest car at the 1956 London Motor Show, but it was even cheaper if built as a kit when it could be had without engine for £170. A complete car cost £400.
The body was made in fibreglass mounted on a steel tube chassis and had neither bonnet nor boot lid. The engine was placed in the middle of the rear seating area giving two small seats on either side of the engine. Since it had no differential for the rear wheels they were placed close together. The front suspension was independent using coil springs and struts and at the rear trailing arms were used.
The brakes were mechanically operated. It was powered by a 328 cc Excelsior twin-cylinder, air-cooled, two-stroke engine giving 18 bhp (13 kW) and a top speed of 45 mph (72 km/h). Some early models had an Anzani engine. About 200 were made.