4 Cali-Cool Vintage Car Lots

If Americans now spend an average of 100 hours commuting, surely Angelenos must have something to do with raising that national average. We all know that to live in L.A. means a certain amount of time in the driver's seat, so why not opt for a retro ride for some extra style points while you're cruising around town? And since this is such a significant investment, we asked some of our fave go-to automobile aficionados to break down some of the best SoCal car resources to help you score a sweet ride. So even if you're too stubborn to pull over for directions, be sure you check out our hot-wheel hot spots before you hit the road.

1. Bringatrailer.com:
We already do just about everything online so why not shop for a car on the net? Randy, the man behind www.bringatrailer.com has created the best website for cars that are available on the Internet, and we promise you won't be disappointed by his well-edited vehicular variety.

2. Chequered Flag International:
To score a ride in the $5,000 to $50,000 dollar range, Neil at Chequered Flag in Marina del Ray is your man. He's reputable, reasonable, and won't rip you off.

4128 Lincoln Boulevard (at Washington Boulevard); 310-827-8665‎.

3. Car Parc:
Looking for something sporty and vintage? Hit up the meticulous Henk at Car Parc who does incredible restoration and sales—and peep his world-famous vintage Porsche collection while you're on the lot.

1701 Pomona Avenue (at West 18th Street); 562-331-0681.

4. Venice Beach Rental Car:
And for those of you who have friends coming into town or just want to switch up your road game, do visit Venice Beach Rental Cars. They have the raddest array of cheap rentals, so make this a stop if you want to impress a date or score a ride for a daylong shoot.

2444 Lincoln Boulevard (at Venice Boulevard); 310-306-6090.