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The Specialized Turbo Vado SL 5.0 Electric Hybrid Bike gives you the freedom to go father and faster for longer. Enjoy the sunshine and look forward to leaving your car at home!
The Specialized Turbo Vado SL 5.0 Electric Hybrid Bike gives you the freedom to go father and faster for longer. Enjoy the sunshine and look forward to leaving your car at home!

Specialized Turbo Vado SL 5.0 Electric Hybrid Bike 2021 in Silver

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Specialized Turbo Vado SL 5.0 Electric Hybrid Bike 2021 in Silver




The Specialized Turbo Vado SL 5.0 is an award-winning pedal-assist hybrid electric bike made for accommodating busy lives. There's no other e-bike out there with ride quality, range, and power like this, at a weight that's light enough to carry. The Turbo Vado SL 5.0 is best for workouts, riding beyond the beaten path and last-minute adventures. All you need to do is get on and go. DRYTECH fenders keep water and road spray away, and a standard rear rack is always ready for your bags and panniers (available to buy separately). This is your go-to for local transportation.
The foundation of this ultimate city bike is smooth, silent, integrated Specialized SL 1.1 custom motor. This custom lightweight motor adds up to 180% power assistance and assists up to 15.5mph. Featuring a fully integrated and secure Specialized 320Wh downtube with an optional Range Extender compatibility for up to 120 miles of range, this e-bike has all the tech you need to get you where you need to be without breaking a sweat.
Specialized’s exclusive technology is tailored into a package that's designed for getting you around your day-to-day life quicker than ever before. Alongside the innovative tech, Specialized chose high-quality components to ensure your bike is built to last, including a Shimano 12-speed drivetrain & hydraulic disc brakes. This worry-free e-bike also comes fitted with front and rear lights to keep you safe on late-night rides. Plus, Pathfinder tires roll fast on or off the pavement with plenty of grip.

Key Features & Benefits:

  • Custom lightweight Motor:Assisting you up to 15.5mph, helping you to go faster for longer.
  • Carbon Fiibre Fork: Lightweight, durbable & dampens road vibrations for a more comfortable ride.
  • 12 Shimano Gears:Wide range of gears suitable for all terrain, with the simplicity of a single shifter.

Full Specification:

  • Frame: E5 Aluminum, Fitness/Transportation Geometry, bottom bracket motor mount, fully integrated down tube battery, internal cable routing, fender/rack mounts, Smooth Welds, reflective graphics
  • Fork: Future Shock 1.5, Boost™ 12x110mm thru-axle, flat mount disc, carbon fork
  • Motor: Specialized SL 1.1, custom lightweight motor
  • Battery: Specialized SL1-320, fully integrated, 320Wh
  • Controller: Specialized TCU, 10-LED State of charge, 3-LED Ride Mode display, ANT+/Bluetooth®, incl. TCD Computer
  • Number of Gears: 12
  • Gear Shifters: Shimano SLX, Rapidfire Plus, 12-speed, w/o OGD
  • Chainset: Praxis, Forged alloy M30, custom offset
  • Chainrings: Praxis, 44t, 104BCD
  • Rear Cassette: Shimano SLX, Hyperglide+, 12-speed, 10-45t
  • Chain: Shimano SLX, 12-speed, w/Quick Link
  • Front Derailleur: N/A
  • Rear Derailleur: Shimano XT, Shadow Plus, SGS Cage, 12-speed
  • Bottom Bracket: N/A
  • Pedals: Specialized Commuter w/ grip tape & reflectors
  • Rims: DT Swiss R500 disc, 22mm internal width, 23mm internal depth
  • 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
  • Front Tyre: Specialized Pathfinder Sport, 700x38c
  • Rear Tyre: Specialized Pathfinder Sport, 700x38c
  • Brakes: Tektro HD-R510, hydraulic disc, 160mm
  • Handlebars: Stout Mini Rise, alloy, 9-degree backsweep, 15mm rise, 31.8mm
  • Handlebar Grips: Specialized Body Geometry Contour, lock-on
  • Headset: N/A
  • Stem: Specialized Stealth Stem, alloy, 14 deg, 31.8mm, integrated TCD-W mount
  • Saddle: Bridge Sport, hollow cr-mo rails, 155mm
  • Seatpost: Specialized, alloy, single bolt, 21mm offset, 27.2mm
  • Accessories: Integrated headlight and tail light
  • Weight: N/A

Sizing Guide For Specialized Vado SL Electric Bike

Frame SizeHeight (cm)Height (Inches)
S158-1655'1" - 5'5"
M165-1785'5" - 5'10"
L178-1855'10" - 6'1"
XL185-1936'1" - 6'4"
Technical Information

Geometry for Specialized Turbo Vado SL 5.0 Electric Hybrid Bike

All measurements provided in mm unless otherwise stated. 

Specialized Diverge Base E5 Unisex Gravel Road Bike Geometry Chart

Frame Size  S M L XL
Crank Length 170 172.5 172.5 175
Stem Length 60 75 75 90
Seatpost Length 350 350 350 350
Saddle Width 155 155 155 155
Handlebar Width 680 680 680 680
Reach 378 401 415 424
Stack 595 626 660 696
Wheelbase 1062 1091 1110 1126
Stand-Over Height 770 790 815 840
Head Tube Length 185 217 250 285
Front Center 626 655 675 690
Fork Rate / Offset 50 50 50 50
Head Tube Angle  70° 70.5° 71° 71.5°
Trail 71 67 64 61
Chainstay Length 445 445 445 445
BB Height 270 270 270 270
Seat Tube Angle 73.5° 73.5° 73.5° 73.5°
Fork Length (Full)  390 390 390 390
BB Drop  70 70 70 70
Seat-Tube Length 415 446.5 494.5 535
Top-Tube Length (Horizontal) 554 587 610 630


Sizing Information

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  • Is this bike available for pre order please?
    Question asked by Susan on Jan 18 2022 7:50PM
    This bike is only available in an XL size and I have included details in this link

    Please follow this link below to see the current range of Turbo Vados currently available on our website

    Keep an eye on our website for further updates with regards to the 2022 range of bikes too.
  • Does this bike come fitted with the fenders and bike rack as standard?
    Question asked by Natalie on Mar 28 2021 1:32PM
    This model of the Turbo Vado SL does NOT come with fenders and a pannier bike fitted.

    You would need to consider the equipped version, Turbo Vado SL 4.0 EQ. Details for this bike can be found on our website by following this link
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