Turbo Vado SL 4.0 Step-Through

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Discover the 'Specialized Vado SL' electric hybrid bike. With a super-light design, it's perfect for urban commutes and intense workouts. Weighing 40% less, it offers exceptional ride quality and range. Equipped with bright lights, a Turbo Control Unit, and Pathfinder tires, it's ideal for city cruising. Enjoy a lightweight, comfortable ride with confidence and up to 80 miles on a single charge. The Turbo SL technology provides an unbeatable riding experience, with updates available wirelessly for continuous improvement.

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Introducing the innovation-packed Turbo Vado SL 4.0 Step-Through by Specialized. This ultra-light e-bike, weighing 40% less than its full-power counterparts, is designed for smooth commutes, fun adventures, and more vigorous workouts. With extraordinary ride quality, impressive range, and unmatched power, it is your ultimate travel companion on wheels.

To maximise your safety and convenience as you cruise through various terrains, this e-bike comes with super-bright inbuilt lights, enhancing visibility in low-light settings. The TCU (MasterMind Turbo Control Unit) aids in easily tracking your ride details. The slick Pathfinder tires ensure efficient rolling on different surfaces with excellent grip. Its lightweight make is ideal for hassle-free city commuting and easy transport on racks or public vehicles.

Experience the future of e-biking with the Turbo Vado SL. Its unrivaled features include:

  • Lightweight Frame: The Vado SL's lightweight frame design makes it easy to carry and manoeuvre, perfect for day-to-day city commuting or leisure rides in the park.
  • Comfort & Confidence: The bike's design optimises body position, handling, and provides powerful hydraulic disc brakes and large tires for maximum control and safety.
  • Extensive Range: The Vado SL offers an impressive 80 miles/130 kilometres on a single charge. Increase your range by adding an optional range-extender battery that conveniently fits into your water-bottle cage.

At the heart of the Vado SL lies the next-generation Turbo SL technology, an advanced, integrated e-bike system offering lightweight technology, intuitive ride feel, added anti-theft functions, inbuilt training tips, and a smart bike computer.

The Vado SL is not just a ride, it's an experience that gets better over time. As technology evolves, so does your ride, with the introduction of new features and wireless firmware updates increasing your e-biking experience by several notches.

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, Steel 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, 104BCD
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 Specialized Pathfinder Sport, 700x38c
Front Tire Specialized Pathfinder Sport, 700x38c
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.

Read the full warranty here