Manny De Los Reyes

Manny de los Reyes, motoring editor of wheels.ph as well as its print edition, has been writing about cars since 1995. His life has been deeply intertwined with cars, having cleaned and maintained the family cars as a teenager, operating a paint shop and entering national car shows in college, before joining Nissan after graduation. He handled car brands as a copywriter afterwards. Today, when he's not testing or writing about cars or attending motoring events, he is home reading novels or playing with his shih tzu.
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Porsche premieres new 911 Targa

Despite mixed feelings, I’ve always had a soft spot for the Porsche 911 Targa. Mixed feelings because the 911 Targa loses the timelessly beautiful...

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Econ 101 and the Honda plant closure

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The Rise of the Middle Class

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