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1975 IZh-19 ‘Start’

The IZh-19 "Start" was a Soviet car introduced in 1975 by Izhmash, a Russian manufacturing company. It aimed to be a budget-friendly option for consumers, following the same concept as its predecessor, the IZh-13. The car featured a compact design with a front-wheel-drive layout and was powered by a small-displacement engine. However, similar to the IZh-13, the IZh-19 faced various technical and quality challenges that impacted its success. It didn't achieve significant popularity, and its production run was relatively short. The IZh-19 "Start" is considered another example of a less successful model in Soviet automotive history.