It could be the generation gap. You seem like a younger chap. I'm 54 and getting close to the grumpy old men description. We get set in our ways and a bit too much hand holding is a tough one. I'm crazy busy with lots of Audi and now Porsche projects, RV projects, house projects etc etc
I'm new to the D2 S8 but have owned 6 same generation RS6s. Very similar platform and mechanics. So getting into the S8 has been somewhat easy for me.
Good luck with your car and just be patient with some of the old long timers.
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