The first image of the 2014 Chevrolet Camaro SS has been released ahead of its unveiling at next week's New York auto show.
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The tightly cropped image teases a small section of the 2014 Camaro's front end, revealing a new chrome strip along the upper edge and cleaner lines within the black plastic radiator grille.

Chevrolet says the 2014 model update represents the most significant upgrade to the compact sports car since the Australian-designed and -engineered fifth-generation model launched in 2009.

Exterior changes are expected to be minimal, with General Motors aiming to capitalise on the Camaro’s popularity, which has seen it claim the title of the best-selling sports car in the US for the past three years.

Reports suggest the 2014 Camaro could adopt a version of GM’s 7.0-litre LS7 V8 engine, which produced 377kW and 637Nm of torque in the previous-generation Chevrolet Corvette Z06.

The 2014 Chevrolet Camaro will debut in New York on March 27 alongside the new Corvette Stingray and the Holden Commodore-based Chevrolet SS performance sedan.