2019 Specialized Turbo Vado 2.0 White


Price £1,900.00 Regular price £2,600.00

• Digital LCD display
• 460Wh battery
• Specialized 1.2 motor

Quick Spec

• Custom 2.2" LCD display

• 460Wh Integrated
   lockable battery

• Specialized 1.2 motor

• Tektro HD-T285
   hydraulic disc brakes

• Alloy frame

• Internal cable routing

• Suntour NCX E25

• Trigger Sport Reflective tyres


Get all of the pedal-assist features you desire at a price that lets you keep your daily cappuccino ritual with the Vado 2.0. Featuring many of the same characteristics as its more expensive siblings, albeit with a little less "roar" to its motor, the Vado 2.0 is firmly rooted as the ultimate transportation tool for everything from grocery runs to commutes. Remember: Busy lives call for faster bikes.

Beginning with a completely redesigned and integrated Specialized 1.2 motor, the Vado proves itself as the ultimate city bike. The Rx Street Tune takes the efficient output and makes it most usable for the urban environment - reacting to the amount of force you apply to the pedals. Think of it this way: The more power you put out, the more power the motor puts out, and this makes accelerations from a standstill both quick and efficient. The belt driven motor is also smooth, silent, and free of annoying vibrations. Perfect.

For the Vado 2.0, we developed a custom Specialized U1-460 battery that seamlessly integrates into the frame, is lockable, and easily removable for simplified charging. With this battery, the Turbo Vado will deliver a pedal-assisted boost up to 93 miles in Economy mode, 40 miles in Sport mode, and 25 miles in Turbo mode. These estimates, of course, have some assumptions - the total rider and bike weight is 220 pounds, the terrain is flat with some inclines, and there is either no wind or a light breeze. In other words, with a top speed of 20mph, there's plenty of juice to take you to and from work, a trip to the grocery store, or even to that new café on the other side of the city.

We also developed a custom-for-Vado 2.2-inch computer with the German powerhouse, BLOKS. With this touchscreen smart computer, you’re able to connect, via Bluetooth®, to our Turbo Vado Mission Control App (available later this year) for full control over your Vado. This app allows you to tune the motor to your personal preferences, it eliminates range anxiety through the Smart Control function, and it offers the rider a wide range of features, like including navigation, tracking, diagnostics, and ride history. You can also peruse through these screens via the custom handlebar remote, without ever removing your hand from the bars.

To top off all of these innovative features, we chose a wallet-friendly build for the Turbo Vado 2.0. It features a range of Shimano 9-speed components and powerful hydraulic disc brakes that stop on a dime, so the Vado 2.0 is the perfect tool for your busy lifestyle.

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CHAIN Shimano E6070, 9-speed

CRANKSET Custom alloy crankarms

SHIFT LEVERS Shimano Alivio, 9-speed

CASSETTE Shimano Acera, 9-speed, 11-36t

CHAINRINGS 40T, BCD: 104, single Xsync style 10-/11-speed

REAR DERAILLEUR Shimano Alivio, 9-speed


UI/REMOTE Custom 2.2" BLOKS. LCD display, USB plug, stem mount w/ custom handlebar remote & Mission Control App connectivity

BATTERY Specialized U1-460, On/Off button, state of charge display, 460Wh

CHARGER Custom Specialized 42V2A Charger with Rosenberger plug, AC power cord included

MOTOR Specialized 1.2, Custom Rx Street Tuned Motor, 250W Nominal

WIRING HARNESS Custom Specialized wiring harness


FRONT HUB Specialized alloy disc, sealed cartridge bearings, 15x100mm thru-axle, 28h

REAR HUB Specialized alloy disc, sealed cartridge bearings, 12x148mm, 10-/11-speed freehub, 28h

INNER TUBES 700C, 40mm Presta valve

SPOKES Stainless, black

RIMS 700C disc, 28h, double-wall

FRONT TYRE Trigger Sport Reflective, 700x47mm

REAR TYRE Trigger Sport Reflective, 700x47mm


SADDLE Specialized Canopy Sport, steel rails

SEATPOST Specialized 2-bolt head, forged alloy, 8mm offset, micro-adjust, 30.9mm

STEM Alloy w/ light mount, 31.8mm clamp

HANDLEBARS Specialized, alloy, 9-degree backsweep, 15mm rise, 680mm width, 31.8mm

GRIPS Body Geometry Contour


FRONT BRAKE Tektro HD-T285, hydraulic disc, 180mm

REAR BRAKE Tektro HD-T285 hydraulic disc, 160mm


PEDALS Specialized Commuter w/ grip tape & reflectors

KICKSTAND Specialized kickstand, 40mm mount

BELL Simple bell


SEAT BINDER Alloy, 31.8mm

FORK SR Suntour NCX E25, 50mm of travel, steel steerer, 15mm thru-axle

FRAME Turbo aluminum frame with bottom bracket motor mount, fitness/transportation geometry,
fully integrated & lockable down tube battery, internal cable routing, fender/rack mounts, smooth welds

Specifications are subject to change without notice