Quantity   Component name
1 × BMW E46 330ci Or other classy and attractive donor vehicle. Preferrably in good physical condition. Need not be in running condition.
1 × Lexus GS450h transmission No need for the engine. The electric motors are in the tranny.
1 × Lexus GS450h inverter/converter Bonus if you can get it with the connectors still attached and some wire handing out of them.
1 × Salvaged EV batteries In my case, I got the batteries out of two (now three) Chevy Volt "Extended Range" EVs.