Despite Fiat chairman Sergio Marchionne’s somewhat off-color comments, Alfa Romeo enthusiasts here in the States—and we count ourselves among them—can finally see some light at the end of the tunnel.

Alfa stopped offering its cars in the US some 20 years ago, but in 2014, they’re finally set to make a comeback, headlined hopefully with a new version of the iconic Spider.

That is, as soon as the engineers figure out exactly what a “WOP engine” is—and, presumably, how to connect it to a dago transmission…