TURIN – Alfa Romeo SpA quietly slipped in a prototype of its quashed 8c Spider among the classic cars at the recent Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance, seemingly intent on gauging interest in the model among the event's well-heeled attendees. Officials would not concede, however, that the showing was a precursor to Alfa's U.S. return, and it doesn't appear to signal the reversal of an earlier decision to scrap production plans for the car. (See related story: Fiat Moves Maserati to Alfa ...

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