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Turbo Vado 6.0

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2021 Turbo Vado 6.0

When we set out to revamp our Turbo line, our motto was that "busy lives call for faster bikes." That's because we wanted to be sure that we designed a bike that best meets your needs. With our lives getting more hectic with each passing day, after all, finding the littlest time savings can have a huge impact, and the 6.0 truly embodies this concept. It utilizes our most advanced pedal-assist technologies, a high-quality component spec, and a suspension fork to take the edge out of those pesky potholes. No matter where you're going, get there fast and in style with the Turbo Vado 6.0.

Beginning with a completely redesigned and integrated Specialized 1.2 S motor, the Vado proves itself as the ultimate city bike. The Rx Street Tune takes the powerful 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 6.0, we developed a custom 600 Wh battery that seamlessly integrates into the frame, is lockable, and easily removable for simplified charging. In other words, 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. If you wish to see exactly how far you can go on a charge, have a look at our Turbo Range Calculator for more exact estimates.

The new wired Turbo Connect Display (TCD-w) is the best way to view data on your Turbo. It not only displays important ride metrics (speed, cadence, rider power, distance, battery level, time, etc.), it also allows you to connect the latest version of the Mission Control App for an enhanced Turbo experience. With our free app for iOS and Android phones, you easily customize motor parameters, control your range, record/upload rides, and perform basic system diagnosis.

To top off all of the innovative features, we chose a high-end spec for the Turbo Vado 6.0. Featuring Shimano XT/SLX 11-speed components, four-piston hydraulic disc brakes, a SR Suntour fork with 50mm of travel, racks, and fenders, the Vado 6.0 is ready to take on the town.

Technical Specifications

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DRIVETRAIN

Chainrings

40T

Rear Derailleur

Shimano XT, Shadow Plus, GS cage, 11-speed

Shift Levers

Shimano SLX, 11-speed

Cassette

Shimano SLX, 11-speed, 11-42t

Crankset

Custom alloy forged crankarms

Chain

Shimano HG601, 11spd

WHEELS

REAR TYRE

Electrak 2.0 Armadillo, 700x51c

Front Hub

Specialized front hub disc, sealed bearings, 15x100mm thru-axle, 32h

Rear Hub

Specialized, sealed cartridge bearings, 12x148mm thru-axle, 32h

Rims

Double-wall alloy, 27mm internal width, 28h

FRONT TYRE

Electrak 2.0 Armadillo, 700x51c

Spokes

DT Swiss Industry

ACCESSORIES

Pedals

Specialized Commuter w/ grip tape & reflectors

Fenders

Specialized DRYTECH fenders, 52mm width, stainless steel fender stays

Kickstand

Specialized kickstand, 40mm mount

Headlight

Supernova M99 Pro, custom, w/Supernova Universal Handlebar mount

Taillight

Supernova M99, custom, Brake- /Licenseplatelight

Bell

Integrated horn

COCKPIT

Stem

Specialized Stealth Stem, alloy, 14 deg, 31.8mm, integrated TCD mount

SeatPost

Specialized Alloy, Single Bolt, 30.9mm

Grips

Body Geometry XC Contour

Handlebars

Specialized, alloy, 9-degree backsweep, 4-degree upsweep, 680mm width, 31.8mm

Saddle

Bridge Sport, hollow cr-mo rails, 155mm

FRAMESET

Fork

SR Suntour NCX E25, alloy steerer, 15mm thru-axle, 44mm offset, 50mm of travel

Frame

E5 Aluminum, bottom bracket motor mount, Fitness/Transportation Geometry, fully integrated & lockable down tube battery, internal cable routing, fender/rack mounts, Smooth Welds

Seat Binder

Specialized Alloy, 34.9mm

E-BIKE

Battery

Specialized U1-600, On/Off button, state of charge display, 600Wh

Motor

Specialized 1.2 S, custom Rx Street-tuned motor, 250W nominal

Charger

Custom charger, 42V4A w/ Rosenberger plug, 100-240V

Wiring Harness

Custom Specialized harness

UI/Remote

Specialized TCD-W w/ handlebar remote & built-in anti-theft feature, Bluetooth® connectivity, 5 available display pages, L1E version

WHEELS & TIRES

Inner Tubes

Standard 40mm PV 700x32-50

BRAKES

Rear Brake

TRP Zurich, hydraulic 4-piston disc, 180mm

Front Brake

TRP Zurich, hydraulic 4-piston disc, 180mm

Accessories

SWAT

Specialized Stealth Stem, Display Insert

* Weights based on production painted frames as pictured. Actual weights will vary based on colourway, frame size, and component variation. Specifications are subject to change without notice.

Geometry

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SMLXL
Crank Length170mm170mm175mm175mm
Seatpost Length300mm350mm400mm400mm
Handlebar Width680mm680mm680mm680mm
Stem Length60mm75mm75mm90mm
Saddle Width155mm155mm155mm155mm
Stack619mm619mm629mm652mm
Reach396mm406mm428mm441mm
Seat Tube Length, BB Center to Top Vertical400mm450mm500mm550mm
BB Drop-70mm-70mm-70mm-70mm
Chainstay Length478mm478mm478mm478mm
Head Tube Angle70°70°70°70°
Fork Rake44mm44mm44mm44mm
Trail86mm86mm86mm86mm
Front Center647mm657mm682mm704mm
Wheelbase1116mm1126mm1152mm1173mm
Standover Height762mm800mm833mm875mm
Head Tube Length135mm135mm145mm170mm
Geometry

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Specialized Bicycle Owner's Manual (All Languages)
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Vado Battery Cover Installation Guide
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2022 VADO - USER MANUAL - SLOVENIAN
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Mission Control App 2.0 User Guide (Chinese)
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Charger User Manual (SBC-C04 / SBC-C05 / SBC-C06 / SBC-C07)

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