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Specialized Turbo Vado SL 4.0 Active Electric Bike

Specialized Turbo Vado SL 4.0 Active Electric Bike

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Height (Cm) Size
5'1"-5'4" 49
5'4"-5'6" 52
5'6"-5'9" 54
5'9"-6'0" 56
6'0"-6'3" 58
6'3"-6'6" 61

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Introducing the Specialized Turbo Vado SL 4.0 Active Electric Bike - your ultimate sidekick for urban adventures and lightning-fast rides. This isn't just an e-bike; it's a high-energy dance partner for your daily commutes and adrenaline-packed workouts. Don't break a sweat over carrying it either - it's 40% lighter than its power-packed cousin, the Vado.

Hop on the Vado SL and get ready to rock. It's loaded with all the essentials to kickstart your riding spree. Bright lights for low-light escapades, a MasterMind Turbo Control Unit for real-time ride updates, and Pathfinder tires that hug the road like a koala bear on a eucalyptus tree. And did we mention its featherweight charm? It's not just about a smooth ride; it's a breeze to hang on your wall, throw on a car rack, or conquer public transportation.

Speed freak or distance devotee, the Vado SL whispers, "You got this!" - all while tipping the scales at a fraction of what you'd expect. Weight got you down? Lift-off is a delight. Whether you're hoisting it onto a rack, escorting it up stairs, or zipping through town, our Turbo SL technology sheds pounds like a pro dieter. The frame's been sculpted, the materials optimized, and the design dialed in for weight-watching enthusiasts like you.

Get cozy with confidence. The Vado SL's posture and handling are like a spa day for your ride - luxurious, comforting, and oh-so-soothing. Those hydraulic disc brakes? They're your trusty anchors. And those beefy tires? They grip the road with the passion of a koala holding onto its last eucalyptus leaf.

But let's talk Turbo SL - the Vado's thumping heart. It's like a Swiss Army knife for e-bikes - feather-light, intuitive, loaded with anti-theft wizardry, spewing training wisdom, and hosting a full-blown bike computer fiesta. And that range? It's like a never-ending road trip with your bike.

Now, about that speed limit jazz - it's like local laws, different everywhere. A bit like how your grandma's secret cookie recipe works best with the right ingredients. It might play around with your range, kind of like how your mood affects your dance moves. So, flex those legs and own those streets! The Vado SL's got your back, wherever you roam.


  • Specialized SL 1.1 custom lightweight motor, peak 240W / 35Nm, 2x you rider amplification (180% assistance), assist up to 28mph.
  • Premium lightweight E5 Aluminum frame.
  • Clean internal cable routing, fender/rack mounts, and reflective graphics.
  • Premium hydraulic disc brakes for maximum stopping power.
  • Bright, integrated front and rear lighting to see and be seen.
  • 11-speed SRAM NX shifting for reliable performance for the long haul.
  • Long-Range - Fully integrated Specialized 320Wh downtube battery w/optional Range Extender compatibility for up to 80 miles (130 km) or 6 hours (eco mode) or up to 120 miles (200 km) or 9 hours w/ range extender (eco mode).



Praxis, 44T, 104BCD


KMC e11S, 11-speed w/ Missing Link™


Praxis, Forged alloy M30, custom offset

Rear Derailleur

SRAM NX, 11-speed

Shift Levers

SRAM NX, 11-speed


SUNRACE, CSMS7, 11-42t, 11-speed


700C disc, 22mm rim depth, 21mm internal width


DT Swiss Industry

Inner Tubes

Standard 40mm PV 700x32-50

Front Hub

Specialized alloy front hub disc, sealed cartridge bearings, 12x110mm, Center Lock™, 24h

Rear Hub

Specialized alloy rear hub disc, Center Lock™, sealed cartridge bearings, 12x148mm, 28h


Bridge Sport, Steel rails, 155mm


Specialized Body Geometry Contour, lock-on


Specialized Stealth Stem, alloy, 14 deg, 31.8mm, integrated TCD mount


Specialized, alloy, 9-degree backsweep, 15mm rise, 31.8mm


Specialized, alloy, dual-bolt, 25mm offset, 27.2mm

Wiring Harness

Custom Specialized wiring harness w/ chargeport


Custom charger, 48V System w/ SL system charger plug


Specialized SL 1.1, custom lightweight motor


Specialized SL1-320, fully integrated, 320Wh


Specialized TCU, 10-LED State of charge, 3-LED Ride Mode display, ANT+/Bluetooth®, w/Handlebar remote


E5 Aluminum, bottom bracket motor mount, fully integrated downtube battery, internal cable routing, fender and front rack mounts, Smooth Welds

Seat Binder

Integrated w/ frame


Rigid full aluminum disc, Boost™ 12x110mm, front- rack-compatible


Lezyne Ebike Hecto STVZO E65, 210Lumens, 12V


Simple bell


Specialized Commuter w/ grip tape & reflectors


Specialized integrated saddle mount, LED Technology, 12V

Front Tire

Specialized Pathfinder Sport, 700x38c

Rear Tire

Specialized Pathfinder Sport, 700x38c

Rear Brake

Tektro HD-R290, hydraulic disc, 160mm

Front Brake

Tektro HD-R290, hydraulic disc, 160mm


Crank Length 170mm 172.5mm 172.5mm 175mm
Handlebar Width 680mm 680mm 680mm 680mm
Stem Length 60mm 75mm 75mm 90mm
Saddle Width 155mm 155mm 155mm 155mm
Seatpost Length 350mm 350mm 350mm 350mm
Stack 542mm 574mm 607mm 643mm
Reach 397mm 419mm 433mm 442mm
Head-Tube Length 130mm 161.5mm 194.5mm 230mm
Head-Tube Angle 70° 70.5° 71° 71.5°
B-B Height 291mm 291mm 291mm 291mm
B-B Drop 70mm 70mm 70mm 70mm
Trail 78mm 75mm 71mm 68mm
Fork Length (full) 390mm 390mm 390mm 390mm
Fork Rake/Offset 50mm 50mm 50mm 50mm
Front-Center 626mm 655mm 675mm 690mm
Chain-Stay Length 445mm 445mm 445mm 445mm
Wheelbase 1062mm 1091mm 1110mm 1126mm
Top-Tube Length (horizontal) 558mm 589mm 613mm 632mm
Bike Stand-Over Height 791mm 811mm 836mm 861mm
Seat-Tube Length 415mm 446.5mm 494.5mm 535mm
Seat-Tube Angle 73.5° 73.5° 73.5° 73.5°
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