2021 Specialized Turbo Vado SL 4.0 EQ

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.

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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 4.0 EQ is best for your daily commute, quick errands and getting around town. Extra-bright, built-in lights in front and back mean you'll see and be seen. DRYTECH fenders keep water and road spray away, and a standard rear rack is always ready for your bags and panniers. This is your go-to for local transportation.

  • Fully integrated and secure Specialized 320Wh downtube battery w/optional Range Extender compatibility for up to 120 miles of range.
  • Specialized SL 1.1 custom lightweight motor, peak 240W / 35Nm, 2x you rider amplification (180% assistance), assist up to 28mph.
  • Turbo SL mounted rear rack, Racktime-compatible for your favorite bags and panniers, and DRYTECH fenders to keep the spray away.
  • 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.


  • FORK - Rigid full aluminum disc, Boost™ 12x110mm, front- rack-compatible
  • STEM - Specialized Stealth Stem, alloy, 14 deg, 31.8mm, integrated TCD mount
  • TAPE - Specialized Body Geometry Contour, lock-on
  • HANDLEBARS - Stout Mini Rise, alloy, 9-degree backsweep, 15mm rise, 31.8mm
  • FRONT BRAKE - Tektro HD-R290, hydraulic disc, 160mm
  • REAR BRAKE - Tektro HD-R290, hydraulic disc, 160mm
  • SHIFT LEVERS - Shimano Deore, RapidFire Plus, 10-speed w/ Optical Gear Display
  • REAR DERAILLEUR - Shimano Deore, Shadow Plus, GS cage, 10-speed
  • CASSETTE - Shimano Deore, 10spd, 11-42t
  • CHAIN - KMC e10S, 10-speed w/ Missing Link™
  • CRANKSET - Praxis, Forged alloy M30, custom offset
  • CHAINRINGS - Praxis, 44T, 104BCD
  • PEDALS - Specialized Commuter w/ grip tape & reflectors
  • RIMS - 700C disc, 22mm rim depth, 21mm internal width
  • 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
  • SPOKES - DT Swiss Industry
  • FRONT TIRE - Nimbus II Sport Reflect, 700x38mm
  • REAR TIRE - Nimbus II Sport Reflect, 700x38mm
  • INNER TUBES - Bridge Sport, Steel rails, 155mm
  • SADDLE - Bridge Sport, Steel rails, 155mm
  • SEATPOST - Specialized, alloy, dual-bolt, 25mm offset, 27.2mm
  • SEAT BINDER - Integrated w/ frame
  • MOTOR - Specialized SL 1.1, custom lightweight motor
  • UI/REMOTE - Specialized TCU, 10-LED State of charge, 3-LED Ride Mode display, ANT+/Bluetooth®, w/Handlebar remote
  • BATTERY - Specialized SL1-320, fully integrated, 320Wh
  • CHARGER - Custom charger, 48V System w/ SL system charger plug
  • WIRING HARNESS - Custom Specialized wiring harness w/ chargeport
  • HEADLIGHT - Lezyne Ebike Hecto STVZO E65, 210Lumens, 12V
  • TAILLIGHT - Lezyne Ebike Rear Fender STVZO, 11Lumens, 12V
  • KICKSTAND - Specialized kickstand, 40mm mount
  • RACK - Turbo SL Rack, Closed Platform, direct fender mount, Racktime-compatible, 15kg
  • FENDERS - Specialized DryTech, Aluminum
  • BELL - Simple bell


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