Specialized Turbo Vado 5.0
The Turbo Vado 5.0 from Specialized is an electric bike designed for daily commuting, workouts and longer adventures. It features a custom-tuned motor with 90Nm torque, along with a 710Wh battery and a durable, fully-integrated frame with bottom bracket motor mount and front rack mount. The bike also comes with Rockshox Recon Silver RL forks, 4-piston hydraulic disc brakes and SRAM GX 11-speed derailleur. Its 650b wheels are made from double-wall alloy and the tires are Pathfinder Sport Reflect with a width of 2.3 inches. The bike has received top reviews and is known for its high resale value.
One of the very best examples of a versatile do-it-all ebike
- Smooth; comfortable; long range; well equipped
- It doesn’t come cheap
The 2022 Specialized Turbo Vado 5.0 claims to be a do-it-all ebike. Read our review to find out whether the fully equipped commuter can deliver!
- very comfortable
- confidence inspiring
- powerful motor and large battery capacity
- cable routing/integration in the front
- heavy and cumbersome
The original Vado, which launched in 2017, uses a full-size (but still custom) motor with all the power you’d need for high-speed commutes. But, like all full power e-bikes, they’re heavy, and they provide a lot of assist right out of the gate.
Normally, Pascal churns his way up the hill on his 3-speed Dutch bike. So, if he says, “Yeah man, I’m really flying uphill today!” then something special is afoot: it’s the brand new, lightweight Specialized Turbo Vado SL 5.0 EQ with its SL 1.1 motor...
Less is truly more with the new Specialized Turbo Vado SL
- +Incredibly refined motor and power delivery
- +Agile handling gives superb control when weaving around the streets and urban obstacles
- -Future Shock 1.5 may be superfluous for some riders
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FAQ Specialized Turbo Vado 5.0
What material is the frame of the Specialized Turbo Vado 5.0?
The Specialized Turbo Vado 5.0 ist crafted with Aluminum
What is the recommended price given by the manufacturer Specialized?
The SRP Price is our information at 5200 EUR