Ouch! SHIELD Budget Cuts Are Worse Than We Thought

In the Marvel universe, S.H.I.E.L.D. stands for the Strategic Homeland Intervention, Enforcement and Logistics Division, and as the fancy counter-terrorism unit that it is, it’s been known to afford a nice car or two.

In the movies, S.H.I.E.L.D. agents have been seen driving blacked-out Acuras, whereas Nick Fury, the unit’s commander, drove a really clever Chevrolet Tahoe during Captain America: Winter Soldier, a Tahoe that was bulletproof, autonomous, had an AI assistant and loads of weapons.

Alas, Avengers: Infinity War came and (SPOILER alert), the entire Marvel cinematic landscape has been changed.

Now, we’re just yanking this car’s owner’s chain, but if this French sedan really was a S.H.I.E.L.D vehicle, then the unit must have undergone massive budget cuts following the events at the end of Infinity War, when the mad titan Thanos snapped his fingers and half of all beings in the universe ceased to exist. Definitely the type of thing that could lead to a tightening of the belt among law enforcement entities.

What’s interesting is that as far as non-premium midsize sedans go, this second generation Citroen C5 was considered pretty high-tech when it first came out in 2008. It was also mighty comfortable thanks to its hydropneumatic suspension setup.

The picture was posted on Reddit by Mr-Bishi and it seems to originate from the UK. While we wouldn’t go as far as to say that it belongs on a thread dedicated to bad car mods, we definitely understand those who think the stickers are a bit lame.


  • Clickbait alert.

  • mihsf

    Launched in 2008 yet its design has not aged at all.

  • no25

    this is not news. pls, dont waste our time again, CS.

    • Mr. EP9

      This is normal for them. They’ll do it again. Well, the author will anyway.

      • europeon


  • Six_Tymes

    good looking car, solid design

  • Howfarr

    Looks like Agent Coulson has let himself go


    Best modern french car, not that american crap…
    Car of the year in Japan…

New Concept Car Is Citroen’s Vision Of Comfort, Features AI, Electric Powertrain

The new Citroen Concept will be unveiled at Vivatech in Paris, on May 16, alongside the Ami One.

Tesla Model S Seems To Self-Combust While Sitting In A Parking Lot

The blaze destroyed the Tesla Model S and at least two other vehicles parked close to it.

Uber’s Self-Driving Unit To Be Spun Off After Toyota, Denso, Softbank Investments

Following this investment, the Uber Advanced Technologies Group has been valued at $7.25 billion.

Police Officer Stops California Highway Traffic, SUV Driver Totally Ignores Him

The police officer halted traffic to remove an exercise machine from the road, but not everyone stopped.

Lamborghini Urus Is Quite Impressive – But Is It A Real Lambo?

Lambo’s super SUV may go like crazy, but it could do without some niggles not befitting a $200k car.

Small Changes Make Pontiac Aztek Look Nicer. Just Kidding – It’s Still Ugly As Sin

The Pontiac Aztek simply cannot be made to look nice, no matter how hard you may try.

1,100 WHP Nissan GT-R Clocks 235 MPH Top Speed With Ease

With a different final drive, this heavily tuned GT-R might have been able to crack the 250 mph mark.

Porsche 911 GT3 And GT3 RS Go To War At The Drag Strip

Both the 911 GT3 and GT3 RS can clock 10-second quarter mile times – but the winner is…

Pickup Truck Tries To Cross To The Opposite Lane, Ends Up Slamming Into Camry

We imagine this pickup truck driver in Canada was left rather red-faced after this crash.

2019 Mercedes-Benz CLA: More Than Just A Pretty Face?

The second-gen CLA is certainly more stylish than its predecessor, but has it improved in other areas too?.