Turbo Vado SL 4.0 Step-Through EQ

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Introducing the Specialized Vado SL - a super-light electric bike perfect for city commutes or speedy workouts. With extra-bright lights, Turbo Control Unit, and Pathfinder tires, this hybrid is lightweight yet powerful. Experience comfort, control, and a Turbo SL technology system that sets the bar high. Ride confidently at a fraction of the weight.

Discover the power and versatility of the Vado SL 4.0 Step-Through EQ. This is Specialized's high-performance e-bike designed with city life in mind, ideal for daily commuting or recreational rides. Despite being 40% lighter than its full-power cousins, the Vado offers unmatched ride quality, range, and power. It's not just a bike; it's your gateway to a whole new riding experience.

The Vado comes fully-loaded with features crafted for your comfort and safety. The powerful, yet discreet integrated lights provide enhanced visibility in low lighting, while the state-of-the-art Turbo Control Unit (TCU) ensures you can view ride information with ease. The nimble Nimbus tyres guarantee smooth, speedy rides wherever you choose to ride ? tarmac or trails. Plus, with its lightweight structure, transport and storage is as easy as ever .

Experience the lightness of the Vado SL. Thanks to cutting-edge Turbo SL technology, the bike's frame is optimised to offer unmatched lightness in its category. Whether you?re carrying it up a flight of stairs, hanging it on a rack, or zipping through city lanes, the Vado SL ensures you do it with the least effort possible.

Ride with confidence like never before. With carefully calibrated body positioning and handling, the Vado SL delivers supreme riding comfort, quantifiable control, and unshakable confidence. Plus, with the powerful hydraulic disc brakes, you?ll have full command over your speed, and the large tyres offer maximum traction for precision manoeuvring.

At the heart of the Vado SL is the Turbo SL technology that provides natural feel, anti-theft functions, trail tips, a full-function bike computer, and an unequaled range.

Please note that the speed limit of the motor and the range of the bike may vary by region based on local requirements.

FrameE5 Aluminum, bottom bracket motor mount, fully integrated downtube battery, internal cable routing, fender and front rack mounts, Smooth Welds
ForkRigid full aluminum disc, Boost™ 12x110mm, front- rack-compatible
StemSpecialized Stealth Stem, alloy, 14 deg, 31.8mm, integrated TCD mount
GripsBody Geometry Women's Contour
HandlebarsSpecialized, alloy, 9-degree backsweep, 15mm rise, 31.8mm
Front BrakeTektro HD-R290, hydraulic disc, 160mm
Rear BrakeTektro HD-R290, hydraulic disc, 160mm
Shift LeversSRAM NX, 11-speed
CassetteSUNRACE, CSMS7, 11-42t, 11-speed
ChainKMC e11S, 11-speed w/ Missing Link™
Rear DerailleurSRAM NX, 11-speed
CranksetPraxis, Forged alloy M30, custom offset
ChainringsPraxis, 44T, 110BCD
PedalsSpecialized Commuter w/ grip tape & reflectors
Rims700C disc, 22mm rim depth, 21mm internal width
Front HubSpecialized alloy front hub disc, sealed cartridge bearings, 12x110mm, Center Lock™, 24h
Rear HubSpecialized alloy rear hub disc, Center Lock™, sealed cartridge bearings, 12x148mm, 28h
SpokesDT Swiss Industry
Front TireNimbus II Sport Reflect, 700x38mm
Rear TireNimbus II Sport Reflect, 700x38mm
SaddleBridge Sport, hollow cr-mo rails, 155mm
Inner TubesStandard 40mm PV 700x32-50
SeatPostSpecialized, alloy, dual-bolt, 25mm offset, 27.2mm
Seat Binder Specialized Alloy, 30.8mm
MotorSpecialized SL 1.1, custom lightweight motor
UI/RemoteSpecialized TCU, 10-LED State of charge, 3-LED Ride Mode display, ANT+/Bluetooth®, w/Handlebar remote
BatterySpecialized SL1-320, fully integrated, 320Wh
ChargerCustom charger, 48V System w/ SL system charger plug
Wiring HarnessCustom Specialized wiring harness w/ chargeport
HeadlightLezyne Ebike Hecto STVZO E65, 210Lumens, 12V
TaillightLezyne Ebike Rear Fender STVZO, 11Lumens, 12V
KickstandSpecialized kickstand, 40mm mount
RackTurbo SL Rack, Closed Platform, direct fender mount, Racktime-compatible, 15kg
FendersSpecialized DryTech, Aluminum
BellSimple bell

Please note: Manufacturers can sometimes change the specification of the products from time to time.

Size S M L XL
B-B Drop 70 70 70 70
B-B Height 291 291 291 291
Bike Stand-Over Height 616 631 655 688
Chain-Stay Length 445 445 445 445
Fork Length (full) 390 390 390 390
Fork Rake/Offset 50 50 50 50
Front-Center 626 655 675 690
Head-Tube Angle 70 70.5 71 71.5
Head-Tube Length 130 161.5 194.5 230
Reach 397 419 433 442
Seat-Tube Angle 73.5 73.5 73.5 73.5
Seat-Tube Length 405 431.5 469.5 510
Stack 542 574 607 643
Top-Tube Length (horizontal) 558 587 610 630
Trail 71 67 64 61
Wheelbase 1062 1091 1110 1126

Lifetime warranty* to the original owner against structural defects in material or workmanship on ALL models of Specialized-branded frames and forks

  • Includes seatstays and chainstays on full-suspension bikes
  • Does not include suspension forks and suspension parts
  • Does not include paint and graphics (these are covered below)

* Register your bike, frameset, or Roval wheels within the first 90 days of purchase for a lifetime warranty to the original owner.

Read the full warranty here