The "most track-capable Corvette ever" will be revealed next month when the all-new Chevrolet Corvette Z06 makes its world premiere at January’s Detroit auto show.
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Spied testing in heavy camouflage in September, the Chevrolet Corvette Z06 will sit atop the new seventh-generation Corvette range, ahead of the Z51 and standard Stingray (pictured below).

Chevrolet has released a single teaser image of the car (pictured top), and in a short statement says the Z06 has been "designed to deliver supercar levels of performance through unique powertrain, chassis and aerodynamic features".

2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray

In final production car form, the C7-based muscle car will have a newly added air vent located in front of the rear wheels and a larger brake package with cross-drilled rotors.

A bonnet power bulge is also rumoured to house either a supercharged version of the standard Corvette’s 339kW/624Nm naturally aspirated 6.2-litre V8, or a tuned version of the 373kW/678Nm twin-turbocharged 4.5-litre V8 from the Elmiraj concept coupe. Whichever engine Chevrolet chooses, peak power is estimated to rise to around 447kW-485kW.

Following its anticipated late-2014 production start, the Corvette Z06 will join Chevrolet’s performance car line-up alongside the Corvette Stingray and Stingray Convertible, Camaro Z/28 and SS sedan.

The C6-based Corvette Z06 (pictured bottom), launched in 2006, was powered by a 377kW/637Nm 7.0-litre Gen IV LS7 V8 and claimed a 3.7sec 0-100km/h.

The 2014 North American international auto show begins in Detroit on January 13.

Chevrolet Corvette Z06 - 2006