Here’s the stunning electric car Porsche is making to take on Tesla

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Porsche Mission ETesla will soon be getting some serious competition.

Porsche is doubling down on its electric car efforts and plans to roll out its first fully electric vehicle, dubbed the Mission E, by 2020. 

In fact, Porsche, which is a subsidiary of Volkswagen, plans to sell about 20,000 models of its Mission E a year, according to a report by the German news site Automobilwoche published Sunday. 

The company also said in July that it plans to hire 1,400 people to bring its Mission E to life, according to a Reuters report. Previously, the company said it would be hiring about 1,000 people. 

Porsche originally revealed the Mission E as a concept car at the International Motor Show in Frankfurt in September 2015. At the time, the company revealed that it would have a range of more than 250 miles and include a number of other innovative technologies. 

While the company has not yet revealed what high-tech features will be included in the production model, the Mission E concept that was shown last year does give us a glimpse of what to expect in the final product.

Here’s a look at some of the coolest features in the Mission E concept that could end up in the production version. 

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With two motors, the all-wheel-drive Mission E packs the equivalent of 600 horsepower.

The car is completely powered by advanced lithium-ion battery technology. The underbody battery of the car extends the full-length of the car so that the weight is distributed equally.

Inductive charging tech enables for the car to be charged in a unique way. To charge the vehicle, a user simply drivers over a charging base plate in a garage and automatically the battery begins repower.

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