The Mercury Topaz wasn't so a forgotten Mercury as a disappeared Mercury. As the badge-engineered sibling of the highly forgettable Ford Tempo, the Topaz started out life with three strikes against it. But wait! back in '90 you could get this here Blue Max Topaz, with power windows and free polycast wheels! Now, be honest- have any of you ever seen a real live Blue Max Topaz?

Forgotten Mercury Of The Day: 1982 LN7 [internal]