The IZh-13 "Start" was a Soviet car introduced in 1972. It was designed and manufactured by Izhmash, a Russian company primarily known for producing firearms. The IZh-13 was a compact car with a unique appearance, featuring a front-wheel-drive layout and a small 0.9-liter engine. It had a distinctive design with a squared-off front end and a boxy body shape. The car was intended to be an affordable and practical option for Soviet consumers. However, the IZh-13 "Start" faced various technical and quality issues, which limited its success. It's considered one of the less successful models in Soviet automotive history, and production was relatively short-lived.