Turbo Vado SL 5.0 EQ

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Introducing the Specialized Vado SL Electric Hybrid Bike. Lightweight, powerful, and perfect for any journey. With Turbo SL technology, lightweight frame, and advanced features for a comfortable ride. Ideal for commuting, fitness, and leisure. Shop now.

Experience the ultimate blend of speed, flexibility and sheer riding power with the Turbo Vado SL 5.0 EQ – a revolutionary turbo-charged e-bike meticulously crafted by the renowned brand Specialized. This ultra-light powerhouse blends ride quality, range, and power unlike any other e-bike in its class and promises to invigorate your daily commutes and workout sessions.

With this electric bike, manoeuvrability meets convenience. It weighs a whopping 40% less than the full-power Vado, ensuring easy transportation. Attach it to a car rack, hang it on a wall, or simply carry it - it's all a breeze with the Vado SL 5.0 EQ.

Top-tier components are standard fare with this e-bike. Enjoy safety and visibility with the ultra bright, built in front and rear lights. The on-the-fly information thanks to the MasterMind Turbo Control Unit (TCU) keeps you connected. With high-grip, fast-rolling Nimbus tires, this bike is optimal for your urban commute just as much as off-pavement adventures. Performance? The hydraulic disc brakes and superior traction ensure unshakable control.

Moreover, the Turbo SL technology at the bike's core makes it a leader in its category. It adds a natural feel to your rides, offers anti-theft functionalities, and allows for ride-anywhere range. Plus, with over-the-air updates expected soon, your bike's features will only get better with time when paired with the Specialized app.

This bike's astounding features will indeed turn your rides into experiences. So why wait? Your Vado SL 5.0 EQ awaits, ready to ride!

Key Features:
  • MasterMind Turbo Control Unit (TCU) for customizable ride settings.
  • Planned future updates via the Specialized app.
  • Fully integrated Specialized 320Wh downtube battery with optional Range Extender compatibility for extended rides.
  • Specialized's custom lightweight SL 1.1 motor allowing for rider amplification upto 180% and assist speed upto 28mph.
  • Robust, lightweight Premium Carbon fork with Boost™ 12x110mm thru-axle.
  • Impact-reducing Future Shock 1.5 tech for smooth rides.
  • Hydraulic disc brakes and extra-bright lights for safety.
  • Convenient Turbo SL mounted rear rack and DRYTECH fenders.
  • Reliable SRAM GX Eagle 12-speed drivetrain.
  • Sturdy DT Swiss R500 disc wheels paired with high-grip, fast-rolling Nimbus II Sport Reflect 700 tires.

Frame E5 Aluminum, bottom bracket motor mount, fully integrated downtube battery, internal cable routing, fender and front rack mounts, Smooth Welds
Fork Rigid carbon fork, Boost™ 12x110mm thru-axle, flat mount disc
Saddle Bridge Sport, hollow cr-mo rails, 155mm
Seatpost Specialized, alloy, single bolt, 21mm offset, 27.2mm
Stem Specialized Stealth Stem, alloy, 14 deg, 31.8mm, integrated TCD mount
Handlebars Specialized, alloy, 9-degree backsweep, 15mm rise, 31.8mm
Seat Clamp Integrated w/ frame
Rear Brake Tektro HD-R510, hydraulic disc, 160mm
Front Brake Tektro HD-R510, hydraulic disc, 160mm
Chainrings SRAM X-SYNC 44t, 110BCD
Shift Levers SRAM GX, trigger, 12-speed
Crankset Praxis, Forged alloy M30, custom offset
Rear Derailleur SRAM GX Eagle, 12-speed
Cassette SRAM NX Eagle, 12-speed, 11-50t
Chain SRAM NX Eagle, 12-speed
Rear Tire Nimbus II Sport Reflect, 700x38mm
Front Tire Nimbus II Sport Reflect, 700x38mm
Inner Tubes Standard 40mm PV 700x32-50

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 270 270 270 270
Bike Stand-Over Height 770 790 815 840
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 185 217 250 285
Reach 378 401 415 424
Seat-Tube Angle 73.5 73.5 73.5 73.5
Seat-Tube Length 415 446.5 494.5 535
Stack 595 626 660 696
Top-Tube Length (horizontal) 554 587 610 630
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