One of Tesla’s most prominent doubters, Bob Lutz, is back at it again with stinging comments over its prospects.

In a story by the Los Angeles Times, the affable 85-year-old “Father of the Chevy Volt” Lutz issued a new round of critical, rapid-fire commentary to a group of classic car collectors at the Barrett-Jackson auction, a classic car auction based in Scottsdale, Ariz.

His initial comments were complementary before diving into the auto brand’s business model and its future status as a “collectible.”

“A Model S, especially with the performance upgrades, is one of the fastest, best handling, best braking sedans that you could buy in the world today,” said Lutz. “The acceleration times will beat any $350,000 European exotic.”

“I don’t see anything on the horizon that’s going to fix that, so those of you who are interested in collector cars, may I suggest buying a Tesla Model S while they’re still available,” continued Lutz. “Twenty-five years from now, [the Model S] will be remembered as the first really good-looking, fast electric car. People will say ‘Too bad they went‎ broke.'”

Other dings made by Lutz in the past include a critical Oct. 2015 column in Road & Track titled “Is Tesla Doomed?” Its focus was on Tesla’s cash burn, increasing presence by competitors, its distribution issues, and his support for an entry-level model with a smaller battery. Last Nov., in a CNBC Power Lunch interview, Lutz also elaborated on Tesla’s future.

“The company, folks, is going out of business,” Lutz said at the time. “At this rate, they’ll never get to 2019.”

“There is no secret sauce in Tesla,” Lutz remarked. “They use the same lithium-ion batteries as everybody else.”

Bob Lutz has held a long and distinguished career, serving in various executive capacities, including as an ex-vice chairman at General Motors. Past titles have also included president and chief operating officer at Chrysler, Ford’s Europe chairman, Ford’s EVP of international, and president of global sales and marketing at BMW. Lutz retired in 2010 to start a business consulting firm and serves on the board of trustees for several companies, including but not limited to Via Motors, NanoSteel, and the U.S. Marine Corps University Foundation.

Los Angeles Times