Thank you for info on USA market. You are correct with the time scale for alfa to return to USA.
As for the 8C models. You can't get 8C Competizione for love or money as all are sold and the customers are tried into a binding contract for a x time.
8C Convertable, Alfa are taking applications for the car. But there will be first offered to the 8C Competizione owners first, to add to there collection of italian art work.
Have you seen the new giulietta,
a small two seater sports car to be lanched in two years.