We're all familiar with pictures of Hollywood beauties like Grace Kelly in a cabriolet. Perfect landscapes pass by, the wind gently caresses the driver's face, a scarf keeps her hair in place.

But any woman who has ever driven a cabriolet herself knows that the reality is different. Strands of hair escape, blow wildly around and sooner or later they're sure to find their way into your mouth and eyes. Your hairstyle has gone with the wind when you arrive at your destination.

But does it have to be like that? The Porsche Newsroom also asked this question and went searching for the ideal cabriolet hairstyle – together with celebrity hairdresser Shan Rahimkhan, German model Sara Nuru and beauty blogger Lina Mallon.

Three styles were tested in realistic conditions in a 911 Turbo S Cabriolet:

You can see the result – and the clear winner – in this film:

The participants at a glance:

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Consumption data

911 Turbo S

WLTP*
  • 12.3 – 12.0 l/100 km
  • 278 – 271 g/km

911 Turbo S

Fuel consumption / Emissions
Fuel consumption combined (WLTP) 12.3 – 12.0 l/100 km
CO₂ emissions combined (WLTP) 278 – 271 g/km
NEFZ*
  • 11.1 l/100 km
  • 254 g/km

911 Turbo S

Fuel consumption / Emissions
Fuel consumption combined (NEDC) 11.1 l/100 km
CO₂ emissions combined (NEDC) 254 g/km

911 Turbo S Cabriolet

WLTP*
  • 12.5 – 12.1 l/100 km
  • 284 – 275 g/km

911 Turbo S Cabriolet

Fuel consumption / Emissions
Fuel consumption combined (WLTP) 12.5 – 12.1 l/100 km
CO₂ emissions combined (WLTP) 284 – 275 g/km
NEFZ*
  • 11.3 l/100 km
  • 257 g/km

911 Turbo S Cabriolet

Fuel consumption / Emissions
Fuel consumption combined (NEDC) 11.3 l/100 km
CO₂ emissions combined (NEDC) 257 g/km