Specialized Turbo Vado SL 5.0 EQ 2022 Aluminium Hybrid Electric Bike Brassy Yellow

4.8 out of 5 Customer Rating

The Details

The Specialized Turbo Vado SL 5.0 EQ is like no other e-bike. It is unmatched with its ride quality, range and power, at a weight that is light enough to carry. It is designed for urban riding and commuting. If you need a bike for running errands or getting around town the Turbo Vado SL 5.0 is the bike for you. It has built-in front and rear lights that mean you can see and be seen. There are also built-in DRYTECH fenders to keep water and road spray away, you can carry your bags and panniers on the rear rack.

The battery is a fully integrated and secure Specialized 320Wh downtube battery with an optional range extender for up to 120 miles of range! This powers the Specialized SL 1.1 custom lightweight motor, with a peak torque of 35Nm (providing a power of 240W) you get 2x rider amplification (180% assistance) up to 15.5mph. You have reliable and powerful stopping thanks to the premium hydraulic rear brakes.

You can even rely on the Turbo Vado when the road gets rough! Future Shock 1.5 reduces impacts from rougher roads and terrain, whilst the DT Swiss R500 wheels provide fast-rolling speeds and high grip.

Our Verdict

There's no other bike like it! Specialized have created an e-bike with a great ride quality, great power and range all at a weight that it can be carried.

Key Specifications

  • Frame - E5 Aluminum, bottom bracket motor mount, fully integrated downtube battery, internal cable routing, fender and front rack mounts, Smooth Welds
  • Fork - Rigid carbon fork, Boost™ 12x110mm thru-axle, flat-mount disc
  • Motor - Specialized SL 1.1, custom lightweight motor
  • Battery - Specialized SL1-320, fully integrated, 320Wh
  • Remote/Display - Specialized MasterMind TCU, percentage of remaining charge, 120 possible display configurations, MicroTune assist adjustment, over-the-air updates, ANT+/Bluetooth®, w/Handlebar remote
  • Number of Gears - 12
  • Shifters - SRAM GX Eagle, 12-speed
  • Chainset - Praxis, Forged alloy M30, custom offset
  • Chainrings - SRAM X-SYNC 44t, 110BCD
  • Cassette - SRAM NX Eagle PG-1230, 12-speed, 11-50t
  • Chain - SRAM NX Eagle, 12-speed
  • 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 - Nimbus II Sport Reflect, 700x38mm
  • Rear Tyre - Nimbus II Sport Reflect, 700x38mm
  • Front Brake - Tektro HD-R510, hydraulic disc, 160mm
  • Rear Brake - Tektro HD-R510, hydraulic disc, 160mm
  • Handlebars - Specialized, alloy, 9-degree backsweep, 15mm rise, 31.8mm
  • Grips - Specialized Body Geometry Contour, lock-on
  • Stem - Specialized Stealth Stem, alloy, 14 deg, 31.8mm, integrated TCD mount
  • Saddle - Bridge Sport, hollow cr-mo rails, 155mm
  • Seatpost - Specialized, alloy, 2-bolt, 12.5mm offset, 27.2mm
  • Post Clamp - Integrated w/ frame
  • Headlight - Lezyne Ebike Power STVZO E115, 310Lumens, 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
  • Manufacturers disclaimer - Please note that, based on component availability and other factors, specifications are subject to change without notice.

Sizing Information

Specialized Electric Hybrid Bike Size Guide Unisex

The below Size Guide is relevent for the following Specialized Bikes: Turbo Vado, Turbo Tero and Turbo Como


 

Inches Centimeters Size
5'1" - 5'5" 158 - 165 S
5'5" - 5'10" 165 - 178 M
5'10" - 6'1" 178 - 185 L
6'1" - 6'4" 185 - 193 XL
 

Delivery

Standard Delivery - FREE on all bikes**

Bikes are given a full pre-delivery inspection and delivered 95% built, with only pedals to be fitted and handlebars to be adjusted. Sent via a 24 hour courier service in a best in sector bike cargo box with wheel braces and wrapped in 100% recyclable protective packaging to prevent damage during transit.

**Some off-shore locations and areas of Scotland may incur a surcharge of £39.99. Please check shipping cost before checking out, these areas may also have an extended lead time.

 

Premium Delivery  - FREE on bikes over £3999*

Our Premium same-day bike delivery service is our quickest and best delivery service; once despatched, you'll receive your new bike later that same day with a personalised delivery slot to suit you. Your bike will come fully built and 100% ready to ride, with any accessories you've ordered fitted too. Our Customer Care team will call to arrange a delivery day and a personalised delivery slot to suit you. There are no middlemen or distribution centres - your new bike will come from Rutland Cycling, direct to your doorstep. Plus, there is no packaging to dispose of!

* Postcode exclusions apply, normally £99.

 

Same Day Premium bike delivery at Rutland Cycling

 

Click & collect - FREE on ALL bikes

Our Click & Collect service offers all the benefits of shopping online, combined with an award-winning retail experience in one of our stores. Simply order your items, select Click & Collect and pick up your item at a time that's convenient for you - our stores are open 7 days a week. Best of all, the service is completely free.

Reviews

Your Questions Answered

The Specialized Turbo Vado SL 5.0 EQ is like no other e-bike. It is unmatched with its ride quality, range and power, at a weight that is light enough to carry. It is designed for urban riding and commuting. If you need a bike for running errands or getting around town the Turbo Vado SL 5.0 is the bike for you. It has built-in front and rear lights that mean you can see and be seen. There are also built-in DRYTECH fenders to keep water and road spray away, you can carry your bags and panniers on the rear rack.

The battery is a fully integrated and secure Specialized 320Wh downtube battery with an optional range extender for up to 120 miles of range! This powers the Specialized SL 1.1 custom lightweight motor, with a peak torque of 35Nm (providing a power of 240W) you get 2x rider amplification (180% assistance) up to 15.5mph. You have reliable and powerful stopping thanks to the premium hydraulic rear brakes.

You can even rely on the Turbo Vado when the road gets rough! Future Shock 1.5 reduces impacts from rougher roads and terrain, whilst the DT Swiss R500 wheels provide fast-rolling speeds and high grip.

  • Frame - E5 Aluminum, bottom bracket motor mount, fully integrated downtube battery, internal cable routing, fender and front rack mounts, Smooth Welds
  • Fork - Rigid carbon fork, Boost™ 12x110mm thru-axle, flat-mount disc
  • Motor - Specialized SL 1.1, custom lightweight motor
  • Battery - Specialized SL1-320, fully integrated, 320Wh
  • Remote/Display - Specialized MasterMind TCU, percentage of remaining charge, 120 possible display configurations, MicroTune assist adjustment, over-the-air updates, ANT+/Bluetooth®, w/Handlebar remote
  • Number of Gears - 12
  • Shifters - SRAM GX Eagle, 12-speed
  • Chainset - Praxis, Forged alloy M30, custom offset
  • Chainrings - SRAM X-SYNC 44t, 110BCD
  • Cassette - SRAM NX Eagle PG-1230, 12-speed, 11-50t
  • Chain - SRAM NX Eagle, 12-speed
  • 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 - Nimbus II Sport Reflect, 700x38mm
  • Rear Tyre - Nimbus II Sport Reflect, 700x38mm
  • Front Brake - Tektro HD-R510, hydraulic disc, 160mm
  • Rear Brake - Tektro HD-R510, hydraulic disc, 160mm
  • Handlebars - Specialized, alloy, 9-degree backsweep, 15mm rise, 31.8mm
  • Grips - Specialized Body Geometry Contour, lock-on
  • Stem - Specialized Stealth Stem, alloy, 14 deg, 31.8mm, integrated TCD mount
  • Saddle - Bridge Sport, hollow cr-mo rails, 155mm
  • Seatpost - Specialized, alloy, 2-bolt, 12.5mm offset, 27.2mm
  • Post Clamp - Integrated w/ frame
  • Headlight - Lezyne Ebike Power STVZO E115, 310Lumens, 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
  • Manufacturers disclaimer - Please note that, based on component availability and other factors, specifications are subject to change without notice.

There's no other bike like it! Specialized have created an e-bike with a great ride quality, great power and range all at a weight that it can be carried.

Sizing Information

Specialized Electric Hybrid Bike Size Guide Unisex

The below Size Guide is relevent for the following Specialized Bikes: Turbo Vado, Turbo Tero and Turbo Como


 

Inches Centimeters Size
5'1" - 5'5" 158 - 165 S
5'5" - 5'10" 165 - 178 M
5'10" - 6'1" 178 - 185 L
6'1" - 6'4" 185 - 193 XL
 

Standard Delivery - FREE on all bikes**

Bikes are given a full pre-delivery inspection and delivered 95% built, with only pedals to be fitted and handlebars to be adjusted. Sent via a 24 hour courier service in a best in sector bike cargo box with wheel braces and wrapped in 100% recyclable protective packaging to prevent damage during transit.

**Some off-shore locations and areas of Scotland may incur a surcharge of £39.99. Please check shipping cost before checking out, these areas may also have an extended lead time.

 

Premium Delivery  - FREE on bikes over £3999*

Our Premium same-day bike delivery service is our quickest and best delivery service; once despatched, you'll receive your new bike later that same day with a personalised delivery slot to suit you. Your bike will come fully built and 100% ready to ride, with any accessories you've ordered fitted too. Our Customer Care team will call to arrange a delivery day and a personalised delivery slot to suit you. There are no middlemen or distribution centres - your new bike will come from Rutland Cycling, direct to your doorstep. Plus, there is no packaging to dispose of!

* Postcode exclusions apply, normally £99.

 

Same Day Premium bike delivery at Rutland Cycling

 

Click & collect - FREE on ALL bikes

Our Click & Collect service offers all the benefits of shopping online, combined with an award-winning retail experience in one of our stores. Simply order your items, select Click & Collect and pick up your item at a time that's convenient for you - our stores are open 7 days a week. Best of all, the service is completely free.

Finance your purchase with us today and spread the cost.

Purchase Price £4,200.00
Need some help? Speak to our sales team

All of our finance options are available online with no deposit, however if you would like to pay a deposit then you can speak to our helpful sales team who will arrange this and process your application for you.


🔒NEW Security checks

In conjunction with Novuna, we have recently implemented additional security checks as part of our online finance process. These additional checks may require you to submit photo ID when placing a finance order, so remember to watch out for emails from Novuna which may request this additional information.

Available Finance Options
Duration (months) Interest Rate (p.a. fixed) Monthly Payments Amount of Credit Total Repayable Deferral period
12 months 0 % APR £350.00 £4,200.00 £4,200.00 0.0

Rutland Water Cycling Limited trading as Rutland Cycling is not a lender. Credit is subject to status and affordability, and is provided by Mitsubishi HC Capital UK PLC.