2021 · SpecializedTurbo Levo

A 29″ aluminum frame full suspension enduro e-bike with high-end components.

2021 Specialized Turbo Levo
MSRP$5,500
SuspensionFull
Travel150mm rear, 160mm front
FrameAluminum
ForkRockShox 35 Silver
Wheels29″ Aluminum
Drivetrain1 × 12
GroupsetNX Eagle, Praxis
MotorSpecialized 250W 90Nm mid-drive
BatterySpecialized 500Wh (♻️ Call2Recycle supporter)
BrakesHydraulic Disc
SeatpostDropper
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Reviews
Outdoor Gear Lab
Specialized Turbo Levo Comp

Kurt GensheimerJul 2022

The only thing tougher than reaching the top is staying there, a feat the Specialized Turbo Levo Comp has achieved after winning a fourth consecutive...

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One Year on the Specialized Turbo Levo Gen 3

Ryan PalmerMar 2022

It's been through the gauntlet and come out unscathed—mostly.

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BikeRadar
Specialized S-Works Turbo Levo review

Alex EvansJun 2021

Mega-money S-Works Turbo Levo has the performance to justify the price

Pros
  • Impeccable handling 99 per cent of the time

  • Amazing spec

  • Impressive suspension that proved to be both poppy and supple

  • Easy to adjust geometry with a wide range of settings

  • Great battery life and power delivery

Cons
  • Trail casing tyres reduce out-the-box capability

  • Damping tune might not suit ligher riders

  • Mind-blowing price tag

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Enduro Mountainbike Magazine
Specialized S-Works Turbo Levo SL in review - Doping for your legs, just for your legs!

Peter WalkerJun 2021

ENDURO reviewing yet another eMTB?! There's actually a very good reason: the sub 17 kg Specialized S-Works Turbo Levo SL offers a very natural ride and top handling. Moreover, it allows you to enjoy long rides without getting exhausted! Fancy a shuttle session without taking the car?

Pros
  • Intuitive handling

  • Motor delivers a very natural ride feel

  • Successful integration of the motor-battery system

  • Modular battery concept with range extender

Cons
  • Lack of smoothness at high speed and little support from the suspension

  • Puncture-prone rear tire

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E-Mountainbike Magazine
Specialized S-Works Turbo Levo on review – Best in Test for the fourth year running?

Felix StixApr 2021

The Specialized S-Works Turbo Levo has the big E-MOUNTAINBIKE group test for three years in a row. We had the exclusive opportunity to test the newest generation of Levo over several months and compare it with 24 of the hottest eMTBs of 2021. Is the S-Works Turbo Levo the best eMTB of 2021?

Pros
  • High-speed riding performance

  • Completely silent downhill

  • Attention to detail

  • MasterMind display offers plenty of connectivity and customisation options

Cons
  • Complex setup with numerous geometry options

  • Cockpit ergonomics with Shiftmix clamps

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Bikerumor
Review: 2021 Specialized Turbo Levo - big rides, actual weight & tech details

Mar 2021

First ride review, actual weight & complete tech overview of the new 3rd generation Specialized Turbo Levo...with video, slow motion & more!

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Pinkbike
Review: The 2022 Specialized Turbo Levo is the New Benchmark

Mike KazimerMar 2021

The third generation of the Levo advances the eMTB game to the next level.

Pros
  • Very quiet motor & excellent display

  • Super smooth power delivery

  • Adjustable geometry

Cons
  • There's really only one – the price.

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Vital MTB
2022 Specialized Turbo Levo Pro E-Bike

Stick_in_the_leg_GregMar 2021

The cost of admission is high but Specialized is delivering the goods with its newest Levo.

Pros
  • Brilliant power transfer

  • Very quiet

  • Excellent suspension feel

  • Long battery life

  • It's real purdy

  • Well-rounded and comfortable

Cons
  • Expensive

  • Short rear end on steep climbs (larger sizes)

  • Rear tire's light casing

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Geometry

Sizing
SM

5'2" – 5'8"

MD

5'6" – 5'11"

LG

5'10" – 6'3"

XL

6'1" – 6'7"

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Specs
Build
Frame

Specialized M5 Premium Aluminum, 29 Trail Geometry, integrated down tube battery, enclosed internal cable, dropper post routing, 148mm spacing, fully sealed cartridge bearings, 150mm of travel

ColorsBlack/ Gloss Tarmac Black / Smoke; Clay / Black / Flake Silver; Brassy Yellow

Fork

Rockshox 35 Silver TK, 160mm travel TurnKey damper

Rear Shock

RockShox Deluxe Select w/ custom air valve, 52.5x210mm

Stem

Alloy Trail Stem, 35mm bar bore

Handlebar

Specialized, 6061 alloy, 6-degree upsweep, 8-degree backsweep, 30mm rise, 780mm width

Saddle

Body Geometry Bridge Saddle, steel rails

Seatpost

TranzX dropper, 34.9mm, S1: 100mm, S2: 125mm, S3: 150mm. S4-S5: 170mm, S6- 200mm

Groupset
Rear Derailleur

SRAM NX Eagle, 12-speed

Crank

Praxis forged M30, custom offset, SRAM X-Sync Eagle, 104BCD, 32T, steel

Shifters

SRAM NX Eagle, single-click lever

Cassette

SRAM NX Eagle PG-1230, 12-speed, 11-50t

Chain

SRAM NX Eagle, 12-speed

Brakes

SRAM Guide RE, 4-piston caliper, hydraulic disc, 200mm

Wheels
Rims

Specialized 29, hookless alloy, 30mm inner width, tubeless ready

Spokes

DT Swiss Industry

Front Hub

Specialized alloy front hub disc, sealed cardridge bearings, 6-bolt, 15x110mm thru-axle, 32h

Rear Hub

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

Tires

Front: Butcher, GRID TRAIL casing, GRIPTON® compound, 2Bliss Ready, 29x2.6", Rear: Eliminator, GRID TRAIL casing, GRIPTON® compound, 2Bliss Ready, 29x2.3"

Electric Components
Motor

Specialized Turbo Full Power System 2.1 Motor

Battery

Specialized M2-500, integrated battery w/rock guard, 500Wh

Charger

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

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