If you don't like the Facelift front end (coupe or sedan) it's because you're jelly.
The only car that would look worse as a facelift is the M3. Conveniently they never made it that way.
The pre-facelift sedan is the most dated looking of all E46s, thanks to the down-turned corner lenses.
"All lies and jest, still a man hears what he wants to hear and disregards the rest."