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Specialized Turbo Levo Bikes For Sale

Shop certified pre-owned used and new Specialized Turbo Levo mountain bikes at TPC - The Pro's Closet. Find reviews, specs, prices, size charts. Read our Specialized Turbo Levo Quick-Take Review below.

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What is the top speed of the Specialized Turbo?

As a class 1 bike, the Specialized Turbo Levo’s max speed is 20mph, under electric power. Beyond that speed that motor disengages allowing for smooth and unrestricted pedal power.

What class is Specialized Turbo Levo?

The Specialized Turbo Levo is a Class 1 electric bike, which is a type of e-bike that provides assistance only when the rider is pedaling. It doesn't have a throttle and has a maximum assisted speed of 20 mph. Class 1 e-bikes are generally allowed on bike paths and trails where traditional bicycles are permitted, which makes them perfect for a variety of riders, from commuters to enthusiasts.

When Specialized set out to build a designated trail e-bike, they made sure it would ride like a true Specialized mountain bike, despite the added weight and size. The Turbo Levo is consciously based on the Stumpjumper, a bike known for its versatility since 1981.  

Turbo Levo Comp Carbon - Weight, Specs, Price

2022 Turbo Levo Comp Carbon (S3)




Wheel Size


40.1 lbs

150mm F/R

F: 29x2.6
R: 27.5x2.6

Specialized designed the Turbo Levo with more travel than a traditional trail bike, a reflection of the needs of the Turbo Full Power System motor. The mullet wheels, slack, adjustable headtube angle, and custom geometry tweaked for each size continue the tradition of an ultra-versatile trail bike. The Turbo Levo features an LCD for the controller on the top tube, handlebar-mounted buttons to adjust the assist in 10% increments, and up to a five-hour assist range.


Specialized Turbo Levo 3rd Party Reviews

February 2020

BIKE Magazine

Is the New Specialized Turbo Levo SL More Mountain Bike than E-Bike?

"Only 240 watts. Only 38 pounds. Welcome to the gray area."

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February 2020


Lightest e-bike ever! 17.3kg Specialized Turbo Levo SL: first ride review - MBR

"Specialized Turbo Levo SL brings a natural ride experience and dynamic handling thanks to low-power, low-friction motor and small capacity battery."

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September 2019

Loam Wolf

Review: Specialized Turbo Levo Expert

"In a world of innovation, the Specialized Turbo Levo Expert shows we are heading in the right direction. Learn more about this unique ebike and our thoughts about the ride!"

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February 2020


Specialized Turbo Levo Expert Carbon: first ride review - MBR

"With a bigger battery and beefier fork can the new Specialized Turbo Levo Expert Carbon retain it top-status in the e-mountain bike market?"

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Specialized Turbo Levo Size Chart

All bikes are technically unisex, ranging from 48cm (fits 4’11” to 5’2”) to 60cm (fits 6’3” to 6’5”). Depending on the model variant, the Turbo Levo's fit range is between 5'5" and 6'4". Check our road bike sizing guide to take accurate measurements based on your height, pick the right size, find the right saddle height, and geek out on frame geometry. 

Size Chart

Measured Frame SizeFrame SizeMin Rider HeightMax Rider Height
13 inXS4' 10"5' 2"
15 inSmall5' 2"5' 6"
17 inMedium5' 6"5' 10"
19 inLarge5' 10"6' 2"
21 inXL6' 2"6' 5"

2022 Specialized Turbo Levo Review - A TPC Rider's Quick Take

Does the surge of electric power compromise the authentic mountain biking essence? Read on for our quick-take review of the Specialized Turbo Levo.


  • Seamless Integration
  • The motor on the Turbo Levo is integrated into the frame so well that it's almost deceptive. This seamless design ensures that it doesn't scream e-bike but whispers it.
  • Punchy Power Delivery
  • Equipped with the Specialized 2.2 Rx motor, the Turbo Levo delivers power when you need it, ensuring climbs are easy and flat trails feel like descents.
  • Balanced Weight Distribution
  • Despite housing a battery and motor, the Levo's weight feels evenly distributed. This ensures that while you might be on an e-bike, it still handles with the agility and responsiveness of a traditional mountain bike.


  • Battery Life Variability
  • While the battery life is commendable, it can vary significantly based on riding conditions, rider weight, and power settings. Planning longer rides might require some forethought and battery management.
  • Price Point
  • The Turbo Levo is undeniably an investment. It's positioned at the higher end of the e-MTB spectrum, which could be a barrier for some.
  • Price: $10,000 (Levo Expert)
  • Purist's Dilemma
  • While it offers an exhilarating ride, traditionalists might argue that the e-bike experience dilutes the raw, organic feel of mountain biking.

Our Bottom Line

The 2023 Specialized Turbo Levo is a technical marvel. It takes the e-MTB game and propels it to new heights, offering riders a chance to conquer trails they once deemed unattainable. It's a blend of power, aesthetics, and traditional mountain bike handling, delivering a ride that's thrilling and accessible.

For riders keen on expanding their trail horizons, looking to ride longer, or wanting assistance on those brutal climbs, the Turbo Levo is a compelling choice. It’s an e-bike, sure, but one that feels eerily close to its non-electric siblings. However, those looking for a pure, unassisted trail experience or are wary of the steeper price tag might pause. After a ride on the Turbo Levo, many might argue the experience is worth every penny.

TPC Contrarian Rider’s Take:

It's easy to hate e-bikes, but once you ride one, you get it. While they will never replace pure mountain bikes, the ability to crush a quick ride after work lets you enjoy the entire trail and get back in time for dinner. While an e-bike is not currently in my repertoire, I hope to have one soon.

View our dedicated Turbo Levo Size chart resource for additional info on sizing & geometry. 

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