Specialized Turbo Vado 2.0 - 2018

If you can characterize your life as on-the-go, busy, or not having enough time, Specialized made a bike just for you—the Turbo Vado 2.0. It's made to accommodate busy lives that are always in movement, which is why Specialized took their p ...(Read More)

Specialized Turbo Vado 2.0
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If you can characterize your life as on-the-go, busy, or not having enough time, Specialized made a bike just for you—the Turbo Vado 2.0. It's made to accommodate busy lives that are always in movement, which is why Specialized took their proven Turbo pedal-assist technology and accelerated it into the future.

The Turbo Vado 2.0 features a custom 250-watt motor and 460Wh battery that are fully integrated with the bike and specifically tuned for city riding, and in the case of the battery, it doesn't require any tools for removal, so it's super easy to remove from the bike for charging. The 2.0 iteration of the Vado's battery is perfectly suited to urban environments and short trips. The tune, meanwhile, is meant to be as efficient as possible for quick, spontaneous efforts that are demanded when riding in the city. Specialized also made sure that it's totally compatible with Bluetooth, so you can toggle between battery modes to increase your range in real time via the Mission Control App. There are three battery modes to work with in order to maximize the battery life, and with the app, you can even plot your course and the battery will adjust while you're riding to make sure that you get through your ride on one charge.

- A custom 2.2-inch BLOKS. digital LCD display enables you to monitor all of your ride data in real time. It also connects with the Turbo Vado Mission Control App via Bluetooth, so you have full control over the tune, modes, range, and much more.

- The Vado’s motor is fully integrated with the frame and features a 250-watt output. It's also been custom-tuned for city riding, and it intuitively reacts to the force of your pedaling—so the harder you pedal, the more power it delivers. And with an internal belt drive design, it does this without added vibration for the smoothest and most silent ride possible.

- Specialized made the custom 460 Wh battery to be fully integrated with the frame, removable for easy charging, and lockable for added security. It communicates with the display and has multiple modes to maximize the overall efficiency and range.

Specialized Turbo Vado Motor

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.

Specialized Turbo Vado Battery

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.

Specs

Drive System Turbo 1.2, Custom Rx Street Tuned Motor
Display Custom 2.2" BLOKS. LCD display, touchscreen, USB plug, stem mount w/ custom handlebar remote & Mission Control App connectivity
Battery Type/Weight Turbo U1-460, On/Off button, state of charge display, 460Wh
Charger Type Custom Specialized 42V2A Charger with Rosenberger plug, AC power cord included
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, steel steerer
Axles Front: 15x100mm
Rear: 12x148mm
Rims/Wheels 700C disc, 28h, double-wall
Hubs Specialized alloy disc, sealed cartridge bearings, 28h
Spokes Stainless, black
Tires Specialized Trigger Sport Reflective, 700x47mm
Crankset Custom alloy
Chainrings 40T
Chain Shimano E6070, 9-speed
Rear Derailleur Shimano Alivio, 9-speed
Cassette/Rear Cogs Shimano Acera, 9-speed, 11-36t
Shifters Shimano Alivio, 9-speed
Handlebars Specialized, alloy, 9-degree backsweep, 15mm rise, 680mm width, 31.8mm
Tape/Grips Body Geometry Contour
Stem Alloy w/ light mount, 31.8mm clamp
Brakes Tektro HD-T285, hydraulic disc, 180/160mm
Pedals Specialized Commuter w/ grip tape & reflectors
Saddle Specialized Canopy Comp, 155mm width
Seatpost Specialized 2-bolt head, forged alloy, 8mm offset, micro-adjust, 30.9mm
Accessories & Extras Custom Specialized wiring harness
Specialized kickstand, 40mm mount
Simple bell

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Specialized Mission Control App

Part Numbers

Option UPC MPN Store SKU
Satin Metallic White Silver/Black / Large 00888818322800 95018-8004 39551
Satin Metallic White Silver/Black / X-Large 00888818320196 95018-8005 39552
Satin Metallic White Silver/Black / Small 00888818320288 95018-8002 39549
Satin Metallic White Silver/Black / Medium 00888818320486 95018-8003 39550