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Converting a car still under warranty and presumably still in working condition seems like a losing proposition to me. Using your 2020 VW Passat as an example, you could simply sell it and buy an equivalent EV with the proceeds. No, not a Tesla Model S Plaid, but a solid used EV with an acceptable range. It will be more reliable than something cobbled in your garage and you could be driving it tomorrow.

The reason you won't often see late model conversions is because the EV components are expensive regardless of how expensive or cheap the body/frame donor is. If the purpose is to gain skill or explore an interest, a $20,000 donor with a working powertrain makes less sense than a $1,800 car with a blown engine but otherwise in good shape.
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