Turbo Vado SL 4.0 Step-Through EQ

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Introducing the Specialized Vado SL, a super-light electric hybrid bike perfect for daily commutes or fast workouts. Weighing 40% less than the full-power Vado, it offers exceptional ride quality, range, and power. Equipped with bright lights and Turbo Control Unit. Lightweight and ideal for city commuting. The Turbo SL technology provides a natural feel with long-range battery and lightweight motor. Perfect for any ride, confidence with less weight.

Experience the remarkable 'Turbo Vado SL 4.0 Step-Through EQ' from Specialized, a class-leading electric bike that offers an unparalleled combination of lightweight design, versatility and power. This is more than just an e-bike - it's your solution to urban commuting, fitness training, and spontaneous weekend adventures.

Despite its featherweight stature, this e-bike does not compromise on robust performance. With super-bright built-in lights for optimum visibility and a MasterMind Turbo Control Unit that gives you real-time ride information, the Vado SL comes fully-equipped for all your riding needs. Its nimble and responsive design not only offers exceptional ride quality but also the practicality of easy transportation and storage.

The 'Turbo Vado SL 4.0 Step-Through EQ' lives up to its name with the Turbo SL technology, the heart of this e-bike, that offers an impressive blend of lightweight framework, intuitive riding feel, anti-theft capabilities, and expert training advice. Coupled with its incredible range and the addition of powerful hydraulic disc brakes and large tyres for extra control and traction, this e-bike ticks all the right boxes.

Key Features:

  • Lightweight: Easily hoist your bike onto a rack or carry it upstairs. Its lightweight design also contributes to a bouncy, lively ride around town.
  • Comfort and Confidence: Optimised body positioning and unbeatable handling offer unprecedented comfort and control on your ride. Reliable hydraulic disc brakes and large tyres ensure safe and secure stopping and manoeuvring.
  • Turbo SL Technology: A cutting-edge integrated electric bike system, Turbo SL brings together a lightweight structure, intuitive cycling sensation, anti-theft features, coaching guidance, a comprehensive bike computer, exceptional bike range, and more.

Please note, the speed limit at which the motor will stop providing support varies significantly by region as it is determined by local regulations. This factor may also impact the bike's range, where a higher speed limit could result in a reduced range.

Frame E5 Aluminum, bottom bracket motor mount, fully integrated downtube battery, internal cable routing, fender and front rack mounts, Smooth Welds
Fork Rigid full aluminum disc, Boost™ 12x110mm, front- rack-compatible
Saddle Bridge Sport, hollow cr-mo rails, 155mm
Seatpost Specialized, alloy, dual-bolt, 25mm 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 Specialized Alloy, 30.8mm
Rear Brake Tektro HD-R290, hydraulic disc, 160mm
Front Brake Tektro HD-R290, hydraulic disc, 160mm
Chainrings Praxis, 44T, 110BCD
Shift Levers SRAM NX, 11-speed
Crankset Praxis, Forged alloy M30, custom offset
Rear Derailleur SRAM NX, 11-speed
Cassette SUNRACE, CSMS7, 11-42t, 11-speed
Chain KMC e11S, 11-speed w/ Missing Link™
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 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.

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