4.0 and 5.0 - the main differences:
The 5.0 adds FutureShock 1.5 front suspension, hidden neatly
below the stem and providing 20mm of travel to absorb shocks and
vibration on rougher roads.
There's also a carbon fork (whilst the 4.0 features an aluminium
fork) to keep weight down and increase ride comfort.
Rims on the 5.0 are DT Swiss, slightly plusher than the
own-brand on the 4.0, and the drivetrain is upgraded from 10 to 12
speed, giving you smaller gaps between gears for the smoothest
Both bikes come with the same high performance Specialized motor
and battery, so there's the same power on tap regardless of which
model you choose. All models also feature hydraulic disc brakes,
giving improved feel and stopping power over the more basic
Both are also available in EQ form, the same builds but with the
addition of all the extras you need for a complete commuter bike -
rear rack and mudguards. The lights on the 5.0 are also a little