Specialized Turbo Vado SL 4.0 Step Through Electric Hybrid Bike - 2022

Get there faster on the Specialized Vado 4.0 electric bike. Using Specialized's proprietary motor system to deliver outstanding power, the Vado makes e-biking easy. This model features a step-through style frame.

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If you're always on the go and want a little more power, Specialized presents the Vado 4.0. It takes Specialized's award-winning and exclusive technology and tailors it to a package that's designed to get you around your day-to-day life quicker than ever before.

Ideal For

Exercise, commuting, urban riding, going off the beaten path

Key Features

  • Long 130km claimed assisted range, perfect for busy lifestyles
  • Custom-designed Specialized 1.1 mid drive motor system, generating 35Nm max torque for up to 180% assistance
  • Integrated top tube Specialized display and control unit
  • Top assisted speed of 25km/h
  • Premium E5 alloy step-through frame with comfortable fitness-oriented geometry
  • Powerful Tektro hydraulic disc brakes for controllable all-weather braking
  • Performance-oriented 10 speed Shimano Deore gearing
  • Smooth-rolling 38mm wide Specialized Pathfinder Sport tyres, delivering reliable grip
  • Lezyne E-bike Hecto front light and integrated rear light for nighttime visibility and safety

SKU: BISPE0032-15732

  • Maximum Speed
    15.5 mph / 25 km/h
    Maximum Range
    The distance that you can travel on a single charge. This can be influenced by terrain, riding style and environmental factors.
    80 miles / 130 km
    Frame Material
    Metal aluminum frames are strong, reliable and cost-effective. Carbon frames offer greater stiffness and less weight, but are more expensive.
    E5 Aluminum
    Motor Power
    The rated power output of the motor. The higher the wattage then the higher the power consumption will be.
    250 W
    Motor Model
    Specialized
    Torque Output
    35 Nm
    Battery Model
    Specialized SL1-320
    Battery Capacity
    The amount of charge that a battery can hold, measured in Watt-hours. The larger the numer of Watt-hours, the greater the potential range of the e-bike.
    320 Wh
    Charger
    Custom Specialized 42V 2A Charger w/ Rosenberger plug
    Battery Recharging Time
    4 Hours
    Range Extender
    Some e-bikes can be fitted with an extra battery to extend riding time and travel further.
    Range Extender Ready (additonal battery sold separately)
  • Brakes
    Tektro HD-R290, Hydraulic Disc
    Handlebar
    Stout Mini Rise
    Handlebar Grips
    Specialized Body Geometry Contour, lock-on
    Tyres
    Specialized Pathfinder Sport, 700x38c
    Front Hub
    Specialized alloy front hub disc, sealed cartridge bearings
    Rear Hub
    Specialized alloy rear hub disc, Center Lock™
    Rims
    700C disc, 22mm rim depth, 21mm internal width
    Seatpost
    Specialized, 27.2mm
    Saddle
    Bridge Sport
    Stem
    Specialized Stealth Stem
  • Drivetrain Brand & Model
    Shimano/Praxis
    Crankset
    The crankset is the set of toothed rings and the cranks in the middle of a bike. Rings with fewer teeth are easier to pedal, while rings with more teeth enable you to travel faster.
    Praxis, Forged alloy M30, custom offset
    Cassette
    Shimano Deore, RapidFire Plus
    Number Of Gears
    10
    Chain
    KMC e10S
    Shifters
    Shimano Deore, Shadow Plus,
    Rear Derailleur
    Shimano Deore, 11-42T
  • Front Light Type
    Integrated
    Rear Light Type
    Integrated
    Reflectors
    Yes
    Bell
    Yes
    Mudguards
    Front & Rear
    Kick Stand
    Yes
    Pedals
    Specialized Commuter w/ grip tape & reflectors
    Pannier Rack
    A pannier rack allows pannier bags to be added, which is a classic storage solution for riders who need to transport a lot of gear.
    Yes
  • Display
    Specialized TCU

What does the warranty cover? 

  • Lifetime Warranty to the original owner against structural defects in material or workmanship on ALL models of Specialized-branded frames and forks. This includes seatstays and chainstays on full-suspension bikes. Paint and graphics are not included in this definition. Frameset means a Specialized-branded frame equipped with a Specialized branded rigid fork. Suspension forks and suspension parts are not included in the definition of frame or frameset.
  • Roval wheels are also warrantied for life.
  • Other Specialized-branded products (as well as frame paint and graphics) are covered by a two-year warranty. Turbo batteries have a warranty for 2 years or 300 charge cycles—whichever comes first.

Full terms and conditions can be found here.

How long is the warranty cover?

Electrical Parts 2 years, Frame lifetime  

What does the warranty exclude?

Replacement of wear and tear parts, damage from a crash or other accidental damage, and damage from abuse or corrosion are all examples of what is not covered.

More information

Please visit https://www.specialized.com/gb/en/warranty for more details.

How to make a claim

To make a claim please contact us at Pure Electric on help@pureelectric.com or visit your nearest Pure Electric store

Electric Bike Delivery

Temporary delivery delays
Due to some unexpected issues with our couriers, we are currently experiencing delays with some of our deliveries. Don’t worry, there’s no need to get in touch. If your delivery is impacted, we’ll contact you by email so that you know when to expect your product(s). Thank you for your patience as we work to resolve the issues, and we sincerely apologise for any inconvenience caused.

UK and Northern Ireland
Delivery to UK & Northern Ireland on our e-bikes is FREE and in 3 working days.

Note: Certain regions our delivery services maybe impacted by COVID and slightly delayed.

Republic of Ireland
Delivery to the Republic of Ireland is charged at £9.99 and takes up to 3-5 working days to arrive.

Import Charges from 1st January 2021

All Republic of Ireland orders will be shipped with Delivery Duty Unpaid. Prior to the delivery of your order, the carrier delivering will be in contact with you to provide a link to pay any excise, VAT and customs clearance fees. Any orders above €150 will also incur additional import duty charges.

Please note: Accessories ordered with e-bikes may come in separate deliveries.

Store Click & Collect

Not around to accept a delivery? We offer free click & collect in all our UK stores. Simply purchase your item online to secure stock and collect it from your local Pure Electric store.

Your order will be ready within 3 working days and we’ll be in touch when it's available to collect.

International Ordering & Delivery

We currently only take orders from the UK and Ireland. Please see our Ordering & Delivery page for more details.

Built & Ready To Ride

When you order an e-bike from us, it’ll be built and inspected by a qualified member of the Pure Electric team before being boxed up and sent to you. Once delivered, all you’ll need to do is use the supplied Pure Electric multitool to straighten the handlebars and attach the pedals.

Returns

You have 30 days from the date in which your product has been delivered to return your product.

To obtain a full refund, the goods must be returned in an “as new” condition, unridden with all parts, manuals and accessories included in the original box and packaging.

To find out more information and how to return your items please visit our returns page.

Store Stock

Please click here to see if there is stock available in one of our stores. Unfortunately we are unable to reserve store stock, this is available on a first come, first-serve basis.

Visit your local store for a test ride

Get expert advice, check out our amazing range, test ride an e-bike AND receive £20 off your purchase if you buy within 14 days. Call your local store to make sure your preferred e-bike is in stock and ready to test ride.

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Save up to 42% on Cyclescheme

Cyclescheme is an initiative that allows you to spread the cost of your new e-bike and accessories, directly from your salary, usually over a 12-month period. And, if that wasn't enough, you also save up to 42% on the cost too!

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What makes Pure Electric unique?

Nationwide stores

Find us across the country in major UK towns and cities. Our stores are the best place to get up close to e-bikes and e-scooters. Find your nearest store on our Store Locator page.

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Expert advice

Pure Electric is the best place to get friendly expert advice. Whether you want buying advice on the latest models, the opportunity to test ride an e-bike for free, or just to drop in for a friendly chat, we can’t wait to meet you!

Service & repair centres

We offer a full range of servicing packages for bikes, e-bikes and e-scooters. Our stores all feature a service and repair centre, where our experts are on hand to help get your conventional bike, e-bike or e-scooter back in perfect working order.

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Sustainability at Pure Electric

Our goal is to be as sustainable as we can. From Our stores and distribution network to our Bristol headquarters and product design process, we’re constantly looking for and testing new ways to make ourselves greener and kinder to our environment. When you buy from us, you’re supporting a cleaner, better way!

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Finance available

Spread the cost with flexible payment options. We have partnered with Klarna, V12 Finance and Barclays Finance to make it easier to buy the products you want, spreading the cost over a fixed period. Barclays Finance is available in stores only.

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Always pay the best price with Pure Electric’s Price Match Promise. Our Price Match Promise ensures that we offer the best value across our range of products. Just get in touch with details of a cheaper offer with eligible retailers and we’ll match it! T&Cs apply.

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