Following the purchase of Bond Cars Ltd., Reliant commissioned Tom Karen of Ogle Design to design a fun car. The Bond Bug was based on chief engineer John Crosthwaite's newly designed chassis and some Reliant Regal running gear •

Tom Karen oversaw the design and production of Luke Skywalker's landspeeder from Star Wars. one of the models was built upon the chassis of a Bond Bug •

126 kmh
394 kg

Production stopped in 1974 after a total of about 2270 BOND BUGS were made