New model to make appearance in "Transformers: The Last Knight" [PHOTO]

The Mercedes-AMG GT R is starring in the upcoming movie, "Transformers: The Last Knight".

Mercedes-AMG GT R

A new car is joining the "Transformers" franchise.

Michael Bay, the director, confirmed the news, while announcing that the GT R will play the Samurai-wielding Autobot Drift.

"The samurai returns thanks to @MercedesAMG GT R. Looking good, Drift. #transformers @MercedesBenz", he wrote on Twitter.

The GT R packs 198 mph, with 577 hp from a 4.0-liter twin-turbo V8 engine.

Other automobiles in the movie include the yellow Bumblebee Camaro.

The movie should be released on June 23, 2017.

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