Beginning with a completely redesigned and integrated motor, the Vado proves itself as the ultimate city bike. The Rx Street Tune takes the 350-watt output and makes perfect 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 6.0, Specialized developed a custom 604Wh battery that seamlessly integrates into the frame, is lockable, and easily removable for simplified charging. With this battery, the Turbo Vado 6.0 will deliver a pedal-assisted boost up to 50 miles in Economy mode, 35 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 28mph, 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.
They 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 the Turbo Vado Mission Control App 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 you a wide range of features, 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 the innovative features, the Turbo Vado 6.0 features Shimano XT/SLX 11-speed components, four-piston hydraulic disc brakes, a SR Suntour fork with 50mm of travel, racks, and fenders—it's ready to take on the town in effortless style.
You're in Control
Meet the Turbo Vado’s motor. It’s eerily silent, and with its pedal-assisted, custom-tuned power, it multiplies your pedaling input by up to 320%. To run, it uses custom software that senses the torque you’re applying in each pedal stroke, and an algorithm amplifies the power that you’re putting in. The more power that you apply, the more power it puts out. It even allows you to custom tune it, so you can ride in your sweet spot for an intuitive feel and ride quality. It’s all up to you.
The Power is in Your Hands
Like the motor, it’s customizable and fully integrated, however, it’s also easily removable, so you can charge it from wherever you want. While you’re riding, you can control the range, so you’ll never be left to pedal home unassisted.
|Drive System||Turbo 1.2 S, Custom Rx Street Tuned Motor|
|Display||Custom 2.2" BLOKS. TFT display w/ touchscreen & USB plug, stem mount w/ custom handlebar remote & Turbo Vado Mission Control App connectivity|
|Battery Type/Weight||Turbo U1-604, On/Off button, state of charge display, 604Wh|
|Charger Type||Custom charger, 42V4A with Rosenberger plug|
|Max. Assisted Speed||28mph|
|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|
|Fork||SR Suntour NCX E25, 50mm of travel, alloy steerer|
|Rims/Wheels||700C disc rim, 28h, double wall|
|Hubs||Specialized alloy disc, sealed cartridge bearings, 28h|
|Tires||Specialized Electrak 2.0 Armadillo, 700x51mm|
|Chain||Shimano HG601, 11-speed|
|Rear Derailleur||Shimano XT, Shadow Plus, GS cage, 11-speed|
|Cassette/Rear Cogs||Shimano SLX, 11-speed, 11-42t|
|Shifters||Shimano SLX, 11-speed|
|Handlebars||Specialized, alloy, 9-degree backsweep, 4-degree upsweep, 680mm width, 31.8mm|
|Tape/Grips||Body Geometry Women's XC Contour|
|Stem||Alloy w/ display/light mount, 31.8mm clamp|
|Brakes||TRP Zurich, hydraulic 4-piston disc, 180mm|
|Pedals||Specialized Commuter w/ grip tape & reflectors|
|Saddle||Women's Body Geometry Aldia Comp, hollow Cr-Mo rails, 155mm width|
|Seatpost||Specialized, alloy, single bolt, 21mm offset, 30.9mm|
|Accessories & Extras||
Custom Specialized wiring harness
Headlight: Aspheric Lens technology, alloy housing, 600 Lumen output, stem-mount, 12V
Taillight: Integrated rack-mount, Lightguide technology, brake light and license plate illumination, 12V
Specialized kickstand, 40mm mount
Specialized DRYTECH fenders, 52mm width, aluminum fenderstays
Specialized Turbo rack, Racktime-accessories-compatible
* Subject to change without notice.