Interesting comment I read awhile back, "Your car is like your kid, treat it like a pussy and it will grow up to be a pussy..."
Obviously, the person who stated that believed in breaking the car in hard.
But I see no harm in following the break-in recommendations.
But to the OP, I think your car will be fine...
Current rides: 2010 CTS-V sedan, black raven; 2010 Cadillac Escalade ESV, black raven
Gone but not forgotten: 2008 M5, metallic sapphire black, SMG; 2004 645ci, metallic sapphire black, SMG