The manic Mercedes-AMG GT R will make its first Australian appearance at the 2017 Bathurst 12 Hour Race next month.

Weltpremiere AMG GT R, Brooklands, 2016, Kraftstoffverbrauch kombiniert: 11,4 l/100 km, CO2-Emissionen: 259 g/km World premiere AMG GT R, Brooklands, 2016, Fuel consumption, combined: 11.4 l/100 km, CO2 emissions, combined: 259 g/km

After joining the supercar elite by lapping the famed Nurburgring circuit in 7 minutes and 10.9 seconds, the flagship Mercedes-AMG will take on Mount Panorama piloted by five-time DTM champion, Bathurst 12 Hour winner and AMG brand ambassador, Bernd Schneider.

When it's not powering around the circuit, the AMG GT R will be on display, finished in "Green Hell Magno" paint.

AMG GT R; 2016; Detail; 4,0-Liter-V8-Biturobomotor; 430 kW, 700 Nm; Kraftstoffverbrauch kombiniert: 11,4 l/100 km, CO2-Emissionen kombiniert: 259 g/km AMG GT R; 2016; detail; 4.0 liter V8 biturbo engine; 430 kW, 700 Nm; Fuel consumption, combined: 11.4 l/100 km, CO2 emissions, combined: 259 g/km

Under the bonnet is a 4.0-litre twin-turbo V8, developing 430kW of power and 700Nm of torque.

Mercedes-AMG claims a 0-100km/h sprint in 3.6 seconds, and a top whack of 318km/h.

Helping channel all that grunt to the road is active rear-wheel steering, a nine-stage adjustable traction control system and adjustable coil-over suspension.

AMG GT R; 2016; Landstraße; Exterrieur: AMG Green Hell magno; Kraftstoffverbrauch kombiniert: 11,4 l/100 km, CO2-Emissionen kombiniert: 259 g/km AMG GT R; 2016; country road; Exterior: AMG Green Hell magno; Fuel consumption, combined: 11.4 l/100 km, CO2 emissions, combined: 259 g/km

Australians wanting to get their hands on an AMG GT R will have to wait until it goes on sale here in June.